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Printmaking Foundations: Contemporary and Traditional Techniques

$880.00

ON CAMPUS: 11 February – 1 April 2023, Saturday 10am-2pm. Early Fee ends 2 January 2023

Annabelle McEwen

Explore a range of traditional and non-traditional printmaking processes including relief printing, intaglio etching and screen-printing. Annabelle McEwen will introduce you to traditional, contemporary and experimental approaches to printmaking, including some that can be practised in your own home studio. Learn to integrate different processes such as stencilling, layering, chine colle, frottage, image transfers and embossing. Annabelle instructs you with all the technical information you’ll need to learn about printing materials, surfaces, methodologies and how to edit your own print run

Full details below: course overview, course delivery, lecturer profile and art materials

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Full Details

Term: Term One 2023
Start Date: 11 February 2023
End Date: 1 April 2023
Day: Saturday
Time: 10am-2pm
Number of classes: 8

Teacher: Annabelle McEwen
Level: Beginners, Intermediate, Advanced
Full fee: $980.00
Early Fee: $880.00
Concession Fee: $930.00
Location: National Art School

Terms and Conditions of Enrolment

Course Outline

Explore a range of traditional and non-traditional printmaking processes including relief printing, intaglio etching and screen-printing. Annabelle McEwen will introduce you to traditional, contemporary and experimental approaches to printmaking, including some that can be practised in your own home studio. Learn to integrate different processes such as stencilling, layering, chine colle, frottage, image transfers and embossing. Annabelle instructs you with all the technical information you’ll need to learn about printing materials, surfaces, methodologies and how to edit your own print run.

This course is designed for students with limited experience of printmaking techniques, who want to begin their journey into an exciting and challenging artform, and develop their skill set in the medium in a fun and supportive studio environment.

*Short courses are open to students of ages 16 years and over. For students under 16 years of age there are School Holiday Workshops, Art Club and other youth art programs.

Lecturer Profile

Annabelle is an artist practising on Gadigal Land (Sydney) with a Bachelor and Masters’ degrees in Fine Art, majoring in Printmaking. Her art practice uses printmaking techniques to consider the relationship between digital landscapes and the body. She has been shown in numerous exhibitions, most recently including BLACKBOX, at Schmick Contemporary, Edition Three at Bankstown Arts Centre, and Freaks of Nature at Ambush Gallery. Annabelle was awarded The Ellen O’Shaughnessy Printmaking Award in 2019. Her work is in the collections of The University of Southern Queensland, The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University, Curtin University Western Australia, Southern Cross University Lismore, The National Art School Archive and University of New South Wales Art and Design Zine Nook at Paddington Library.

ART MATERIALS

For the first class bring these items:

Ideas – such as drawings, photos, images, maps, diagrams, text, books, or any kind of prompt for content for class projects

A4 Visual Diary or sketchbook

Drawing media – range of pencils and pens etc

Lino carving tools – a small set available at any art store

Protective clothing – old shirt or apron, covered footwear

 

Important: Throughout the course you will be required to purchase printing papers, and some other materials, which are available from Parkers and most other art suppliers. Annabelle will discuss the various plates and papers during your first class. The National Art School will supply all printing inks and other necessary equipment.

PARKERS FINE ART SUPPLIES

Parkers Fine Art Supplies have a location of the NAS campus and offer a discount for NAS short courses students. To discuss and order art materials please contact Parkers on +61 2 9247 9979 or email [email protected]
Website https://www.parkersartsupplies.com/

COVID-19 Policy

In line with NAS Covid Safety Guidelines all students must be fully vaccinated or have a medical contraindication form completed by a health professional.

Protective clothing and covered footwear essential

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