It will be an introduction to the printmaking technique of two-colour reduction linocut, suitable for youth (age 16+) and adults. Participants will learn to design, cut and print a colour reduction linocut (15cm x 15cm).
In the morning, participants will learn to design, transfer and cut their image onto the lino plate.
In the afternoon, participants will learn how to hand print their linocut designs using a Barren. Participants will take home two completed prints on quality archival paper.
About the artisit
Briagolong-based artist Gillian Kline studied a Diploma of Fine Art at Caulfield Institute of Technology majoring in Printmaking. As the Owner/Manager at Freestone Press Printmaking Studio at her home in Briagolong, Gillian runs regular workshops & classes for people interested in learning the fundamental techniques of printing. In 2009-2010 Gillian established Freestone Press and formed a group called the Freestone Printmakers who are currently working and exhibiting.
Workshop duration: 10:30am - 4:30pm (level 2 Activity Room, Wellington Centre)
Places are strictly limited. This workshop is suitable for youth (age 16+) and adults
Participants will be required to bring a notebook, pen/pencil and some ideas for your design. A photocopy image of a photograph or original drawing, black & white approximately 15cm x 15cm (or can be cut to size).
Cost includes all other materials and light lunch.