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The Joy of Grit: 4 weeks Developing Carborundum Printmaking

5th October 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2nd November 2019 @ 4:00 pm

| £160

A four-week short course (5th Oct, 12th Oct, 26th Oct, 2nd Nov) to develop carborundum printmaking methods – Enjoy mixing grits, sands and glues to make rough textured surfaces , which hold ink beautifully – a printmakers favourite.

Two days of plate making, and two days of printing on alternate weeks will produce a small series of rich tactile prints to take home.

All workshops have a small group size with a maximum of 8 people ensuring lots of time and attention all round.

This workshop is suitable for beginners and improvers, under the experienced guidance and support of professional artist / printmaker / tutor Laney Birkhead.

Reference will be made to natural objects and the inspiring scenery around the venue.

Careful observation and a basic understanding of technique will be the focus.

Each course includes unlimited Brews: tea, coffee & biscuits each day – Please bring your own packed lunch along.

A small materials fee of £15 will be charged payable on the day to Laney Birkhead.

A list of what to bring is included on the course description, along with where to find the venue and studio location.

What to bring:

  • Materials Fee as listed on your course details payable to the artist on arrival.
  • Packed Lunch
  • Old shirt /apron.
  • Small box of favourite basic drawing materials e.g. pen, pencil, rubber, scissors etc.
  • Small sketchbook / notebook in which to make notes and observations.
  • Minimum of 6 images (sketches / photos) you wish to work from. These can be your own primary images or secondary research images from sketchbooks, scrapbooks, magazines photos etc.
  • Small folder of found discarded surfaces and textures e.g. old wallpapers, card, sandpapers, embossed greeting cards, envelopes anything with a bit of a ‘tooth’ to it. (Collagraph & Carborundum workshops only)
  • A camera with which to record your creative journey (optional).
  • A3 small folder or wallet to take home prints in.

Book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-joy-of-grit-4-weeks-developing-carborundum-printmaking-tickets-60191417149


5th October 2019 @ 11:00 am
2nd November 2019 @ 4:00 pm
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