Last December 2018

2019 workshop program

Monica Oppen
sat. 9 & sun. 10 march 2019

drum-leaf binding with monica oppen

Drum-leaf binding is a perfect binding for printmakers. It is a simple but adaptable binding style which can be either a codex or a concertina, can have pop-outs, fold-outs, cut-throughs and sewn sections added without the binding becoming significantly more difficult. Different types of paper can be mixed and matched in the one binding. The core of the binding is held together with gluing only.
In this workshop we will cover the bookbinding basics, bookbinding terminology, why paper grain is important and gluing techniques, as well as explore some of the possibilities of extending the binding into it more exciting contortions. Students may bring their old proof prints to use to create a new work in book form.
This workshop is suitable for beginners and those who have had some binding experience. However sharp knives might be used, good hand to eye co-ordination is necessary.

Fully booked but still taking names for the reserve list.

Time: 10am to 4pm
Members: $300.00
Non members: $325.00
Bookings: enquiries@printstudio.org.au

Summer Courses: January 2019

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Over the Wicklow Mountains
Gill Burke
4, 5 & 6 january

intaglio printmaking techniques using baldwin intaglio ground (big)
tutor: gill burke

Did you think non-toxic printmaking meant being unable to access the wide array of techniques available with more toxic practices?
Think again - and welcome to printmaking with BIG - Baldwin Intaglio Ground. This 3 day course will introduce you to a whole new array of Hard and Soft Ground techniques which approximate traditional aquatints, sugar lifts, mezzotints and marbling on Aluminium, Zinc and Copper.
An intermediate knowledge of printmaking is a prerequesite.

A selection of printmaking paper and additional plate is available for sale at the studio.

Time: 10am to 4pm
Members: $300.00
Non members: $325.00 (includes Assoc.Membership))
Bookings: gillburke@rocketmail.com

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Image Collection
Susan Baran
7 & 8 january

photopolymer printmaking
tutor: susan baran

Photopolymer plates are versatile and a safer way to create prints. Students will learn the many ways to expose plates in the sun and with the studio exposure unit. Gain experience in the various ways to print using various printing techniques. Suitable for beginners through to more experienced printmakers.

Time: 10am to 4pm
Members: $200.00 Non members: $225.00 (includes Assoc. Membership)
Bookings: Susan@printstudio.org.au
More about Susan Baran ...www.susanbaran.com.au

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Beswick Falls, Arnham Land
Copper plate etching with rolled colour plate
Tim Witney
8, 15 & 22 January (evenings)

printmaking tecniques including copper plate etching
tutor: tim witney

Time: 6.30 to 9.30pm
Members: $150.00
Non members: $175.00 (includes Assoc.Membership)
Bookings: mothy112233@gmail.com

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Large Eared Pied Bat
Rosanna Jurisevic
saturday 12 & sunday 13 january

japanese woodblock moku hanga carving techniques
tutor: rosanna jurisevic

Over two days, this class will introduce you to the ultimate in non-toxic printmaking! Learn a number of key elements used in the production of Mokuhanga woodblock prints. Apply century old skills and techniques to contemporary printmaking practices. This class will specifically focus on skills involved with carving woodblocks in preparation for multiple colour printing with accurate registration. We will print these woodblocks during the next class held 19th January. Suitable for beginners or as a revision of skills for returning participants.
Time: 10am to 4pm
Members: $200.00 + $15.00 materials fee
Non members: $225.00 + $15.00 materials fee (includes Assoc.Membership)
Bookings: printstudio@live.com.au

16 january

linocut and woodcut
tutor: susan baran

Explore the bold, graphic mark making or the subtle detailed images that can be achieved with linocuts and woodcuts. Learn about tools, cutting techniques and how to ink up a block. We will print by hand using a baren and fine Asian papers to achieve softer looking prints and also using the press to get more contrasting graphic effects on quality printmaking papers. This is a good introductory course. Some materials provided.

Time: 10am to 4pm
Members: $100.00 Non members: $125.00 (includes Assoc. Membership)
Bookings: Susan@printstudio.org.au

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Oriental Pratincole
Rosanna Jurisevic
saturday 19 january

japanese woodblock moku hanga - printing techniques
tutor: rosanna jurisevic

Continue the journey in the ultimate in non-toxic printmaking! Transfer & apply century old skills and techniques to contemporary printmaking practices. This class will focus on the skills involved in printing woodblocks carved in the previous two day class. Using water soluble pigments suspended in water to print by hand onto Japanese Kozo paper. Instruction on sharpening tools will also take place during this class. This style of printing works best with woodblocks carved in the Mokuhanga 'carving class' or for those who have previously attended a carving class & would like to revise printing skills. Time: 10am to 4pm
Time: 10am to 4pm
Members: $100.00 + $15.00 materials fee
Non members: $125.00 + $15.00 materials fee, (includes Assoc.Membership)
Bookings: printstudio@live.com.au

sunday 20 january

printmaking blitz
introduction to printmaking
tutor: rosanna jurisevic

An introductory class designed for absolute beginners to printmaking. Aiming to provide fast results during a practical exploration of a number printmaking processes. Call it a ‘Printmaking Blitz’ in 1-2-3 hours in the morning learn Linocut, Drypoint and Photopolymer Etching. Focus on your favourite technique for the afternoon, prepare to have some blitzing fun!
Time: 10am to 4pm
Members: $100.00 + $15.00 materials fee
Non members: $125.00 + $15.00 materials fee (includes Assoc.Membership)
Bookings: printstudio@live.com.au

Annie Day
25, 26 & 27 january

waterless lithography - with collagraph
tutor: annie day

A 'hands on' workshop using waterless lithography in combination with Collagraphy. During the course you can expect to master many of this method's amazing techniques and have an interesting edition to take home. At the outset we make our Waterless Lithographic key plate. The next exciting step is to construct a collagraph which will register perfectly with the key plate. To achieve this we apply a variety of media to create texture and tone. With the application of colour to this plate using the ‘a la poupée’ technique and stencilling – we make a multi-coloured collagraph plate which will sit beautifully under the key plate. The aim is to create 1 or 2 plates of a medium size and print small editions. Plates, inks, Omnichrom pencil, notes and collagraph media are included in the materials fee, printmaking paper is for sale at the studio. You will need to attend for the full 3 days to get the best from the course. Please bring materials fee on the first day.

Time: 10am to 4pm
Members: $300.00 + $25.00 materials fee
Non members: $325.00 + $25.00 materials fee(includes Assoc.Membership)
Bookings: annieday@optusnet.com.au
More about Annie Day... www.annieday.com.au

Workshop Cancellation Policy

Workshops organised by the Warringah Printmakers Studio require a minimum number of enrolments to proceed. Therefore, payment must be made straight after booking, preferably by bank transfer but cheques and cash will be accepted.

Refunds will only be given at the Studio's discretion & if:

  • Payment is received after the workshop has been filled.
  • The workshop is cancelled by the Studio (eg. due to insufficient numbers).
  • The participant withdraws from the workshop at least 14 days prior to commencement of the workshop. NOTE: a $50.00 fee will apply.
  • Cancellations within 14 days of the workshop commencement will receive a refund of part only of the course fee (equal to the course fee less a cancellation charge of $125.00 to cover payment of the tutor).

The request to withdraw from the workshop must be made to the Workshop Co-ordinator before the commencement of the workshop. Non-attendance without notification of withdrawal will not receive a refund.

  • Please visit the membership page for more information about membership.
  • Please read the Studio guidelines before attending the course.