Keep an eye on our interesting workshops, from our weekly morning and evening classes each week, or just one to two day workshops available.


                                            IMAGE COURTESY OF LINDA SWINFIELD

                                            IMAGE COURTESY OF LINDA SWINFIELD

Drawing and photo lithography
with Linda Swinfield

Dates: 24-25 June 2017
Time: 10.00am-4.00pm
Cost: $293.59 for members | $314.49 non members.
Enquiries: Contact Linda Swinfield whatartistsdo@gmail.com
Venue: Newcastle Printmakers Workshop, 27 Popran Road, Adamstown NSW

Bookings: Click here

This two day intensive lithography workshop will use photo positive offset lithography plates and will have an emphasis on drawing, multi-plate printing techniques and colour.
Over two days we will develop the use of, image and mark making for artists, previous participants from Introduction to Photo Lithography are encouraged to return.
There is a small additional materials fee for plates and developing tools. A materials list will be sent to participants when they register.

Linda Swinfield is a multi-disciplinary artist working across a variety of media including printmaking, drawing, photographic traditions and digital media her work currently sits at the intersection between figuration and abstraction. Swinfield commenced as an artist in 1979 in Sydney, NSW where she studied academic drawing, traditional and experimental painting, printmaking and analogue photography. Her artmaking is now more conceptual and non-representational, merging multiple practices including photo lithography, the traditions of photography, drawing and sculptural elements.


image courtesy of linda swinfield

image courtesy of linda swinfield

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

Dates: 20 July to 21 September 2017
Time: 10.00am - 1.00pm
Cost: $398.09 Members | $418.99 Non Members | Half Term $230.89
Enquiries: Contact Linda Swinfield whatartistsdo@gmail.com
Venue: Newcastle Printmakers Workshop, 27 Popran Road Adamstown NSW.

BOOKINGS: Click here

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.