Courses

 Spring Workshops  2019

workshops

 

 

 

 

 

2 Day Monoprinting Workshop, suitable for beginners onwards. Bookings can be made by downloading an application form.

Tutor: Dawn West

A two day workshop which will look at several different monoprint techniques with the aim of introducing participants to the creative potential of this versatile medium.

By the end of this workshop participants should have the skills and confidence to be able to experiment with their preferred monoprint processes and incorporate this, where applicable, into their existing work.  The emphasis for the workshop is for participants to learn through doing.

Class size – maximum 4

Hours – 11 am – 5 pm with 30 minutes lunch

 

Course Outline

Saturday:

Brief history of monoprinting and its use by artists such as Klee, Matisse with visual examples.

Explanation and demonstration of four different monoprint techniques; subtraction, addition, use of stencils, creating textures and mark-making.

After this, participants will have the afternoon to experiment with all of the above techniques.

Sunday:

Explanation and demonstration of painterly monoprints, monotypes and chine- collé.

Brief discussion about combining monoprinting with other print and artistic media.

For the rest of the workshop, participants will be able to practice their preferred techniques or combine some or all the processes demonstrated to develop unique monoprints.

 

Workshop cost: €125 per person, lunch not included

All materials included

Booking deposit payable at time of booking, see below for more details.

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* All workshops can take a maximum of 4 participants, but require a minimum of 2 participants to go ahead.

* All materials are covered by the cost.

* A non-refundable deposit of €50 is required to hold your place. However, your deposit will be returned in full if the workshop doesn’t go ahead.

* Tea and coffee making facilities are available throughout the day. For those who wish to bring a packed lunch the kitchen is supplied with a microwave and there are various cafe and sandwich shops close by.

 

Bookings can be made by downloading an application form