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: Monotype cards printed using lace

image COURTESY OF Linda swinfield: Monotype cards printed using lace

Card Making with Printmaking Techniques
with Joh Waller

Dates: 25 November 2017
Time: 10.00am-4.00pm
Cost: $85.05 for members | $106.04 non members.
Enquiries: Contact Megan Lewis meglew@yahoo.com
Venue: Newcastle Printmakers Workshop, 27 Popran Road, Adamstown NSW

Bookings: Click here

A one day workshop using simple printmaking processes and techniques to make unique greeting cards and gift tags, postcards etc. (Single & multiple setup with focus on creative process & ideas)

This event will enable an introduction to silk screen printing, stencil techniques, mono printing and basic card making. Come along to make cards for any occasion in the lead up till christmas and learn some new, fun ways to print with collage and cut paper stencils. This workshop includes most materials. Tea and coffee will be available.

This workshop will be led by Joh Waller who studied Fine Art at the University of Newcastle majoring in printmaking, illustration and education. With over 20 yrs experience teaching within TAFE and the Creative Industries including visual communication (graphic design) and Fine Art (digital image manipulation), she has also worked as a freelance illustrator and design and is trained in Art therapy.


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.

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.


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.