The Newcastle Printmakers Workshop in Adamstown are currently running weekly morning and evening classes each week, One and two day workshops will be available in the 2018 New Year.


Image courtesy of linda swinfield

Image courtesy of linda swinfield

Contemporary Printmaking Class: Beginners to Intermediate
Thursday Day Classes with Linda Swinfield

Dates: 12 October to 14 December 2017
Time: 10.00am - 1.00pm
Cost: $399.90 Members | $420.89 Non Members | Half Term $263.46
Enquiries: Contact Linda Swinfield whatartistsdo@gmail.com
Venue: Newcastle Printmakers Workshop, 27 Popran Road Adamstown NSW.

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Our Thursday morning group introduces printmaking to beginners and intermediate printmaking enthusiasts can come along to develop and learn new skills in printmaking.

The course content will be based on enrolled students needs and will include mono-printing, stencilling, relief printing, basic screen printing, collagraphy and intaglio techniques. Our Thursday morning group has a relaxed atmosphere with an emphasis on experimentation and fun in print!

ABOUT THE TUTOR:
Linda Swinfield is a multi- disciplinary printmaker based in Toronto, NSW. Her print processes stretches toward the sculptural, utilizing drawing, traditional photography and digital technologies. She holds a Masters of Fine Art from The University of Newcastle NSW.

Up until April 2013 Swinfield was a Fine Arts educator at TAFE NSW for 14 years within three institutes. She is now and independent artist, educator and curator.


image courtesy of megan lewis

image courtesy of megan lewis

Printmaking: Beginners and Beyond
Thursday Evening Classes with Megan Lewis

Dates: 12 October to 30 November 2017
Time: 6.00pm - 9.00pm
Cost: $368.93 Members | $391.92 Non Members
Enquiries: Contact Megan Lewis meglew@yahoo.com
Venue: Newcastle Printmakers Workshop, 27 Popran Road Adamstown NSW.

BOOKINGS: Click here

This hands on course is ideal for beginners, creatives wanting some fresh ideas or past printmakers wanting to get back into this exciting media.

During the 8 weeks participants will be encouraged to experiment with a variety of techniques including monoprint, drypoint, lino block, collagraph and stencilling. Combining methods and printing multiple plates offer a plethora of possibilities. Etching on aluminium, a more complicated process will be introduced in the later weeks of the course.

Megan Lewis is a passionate printmaker with over 20 years experience in Adult Education. The use of safer alternative materials and methods has influenced Megan's art practice and teaching. Come along to this relaxed yet productive evening class, learn new skills and make some art works worth framing.