START DATE TO BE ADVISED
PRINTMAKING: TECHNIQUES & EXPERIMENTATION
Age Group: High School Students Year 7 and Up
Tutor: Rafael Butron
Day & Time: Wednesdays 4:30pm-6:30pm
9 Week Term
This course introduces a variety of Printmaking techniques suitable for High School students and focuses on experimentation and creativity.
Each student will have the opportunity to explore a variety of techniques including Monotype, linocut and Intaglio (Solar Plate).
Each technique uses different materials such as metal, wood and plastic. Investigation and exploration is encouraged and these processes will enable the student to create a range of artworks in each of the mediums.
Suitable for students in Yrs 7 - 12 this course allows the participants to work at their own pace with close supervision.
This non toxic course does not use harmful chemicals such as acids or solvents. Traditional techniques will be explored as well as new and innovative approaches to the medium.
This course provides students with the techniques to create a print with minimal materials using an intaglio press.
Image 1: Early Morning Shadow. Image courtesy of Rafael Butron
Image 2: Our Lady of Sorrow. Image courtesy of Rafael Butron
Printmaking: Techniques & Experimentation, TEENS WEDNESDAYS 4:30pm-6:30pm
Fine Art Printing Paper eg Arches, Rives BFK approx. $9, Hahnemuhle $7.30, Approx 250gsm) - 56 x 76cm
Dry point needle (Student grade wooden handle $3.35)
Brushes (Flat to Round and different sizes)
An image to use, may be a drawing, photocopy or from a diary
Hercules Tough Task Nitrile disposable gloves 75 pk
(purchased from Woolworths $9.50 each pk)
Apron (Apollo) $17.75
The Centre will provide:
Inks Water based / Oil Based
Cleaning material / Rags
Tarlatan / Muslin / Book cloth
Acetate aka Plastic Dry point etching plate
Press and Storage
It is IMPERATIVE that students wear enclosed shoes and an apron while working in the workshop.
For Art Materials
The Art Scene
914 Victoria Road West Ryde
Please choose carefully as course fees are non-refundable.
Refunds of course fees will only be given if the course is cancelled or a place is not available in the course.Full payment must be made prior to commencement of the course.
Gallery Lane Cove + Creative Studios cannot accept responsibility for changes to students' personal circumstances that prevent attendance.Classes missed are the student’s responsibility and are non-refundable. Students are not entitled to a discount or ‘make-up’ class if they miss a class in any course or classes that they have enrolled in. If a student is aware that he or she cannot attend the full term at the time of enrolment, the organisation is happy to offer pro-rata fees.
Terms and Conditions
You can enrol online or through the office at 164 Longueville road, via phone or in person. Payment in full will confirm your enrolment and is required before commencing the term/workshop. You can pay online, or over the phone with Visa or MasterCard , or at the office with EFTPOS or cash during business hours between 10am-4.30pm.
Gallery Lane Cove + Creative studios reserves the right to amend any class, tutor or schedule. In such circumstances, we will endeavour to provide a substitute class or tutor. Should a class have to be cancelled due to insufficient enrolments, any student enrolled in that class will be contacted and an alternative class or refund arranged. Minimum enrolments are required for all courses. Students are requested to confirm enrolment with payment in full by the due date.