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Saturday, 27 August '22   2 days
Browne School of Art, 194 Great North Road, Grey Lynn, Auckland, 1021
11 spaces available


Course Code: SCBP322
Tutor: Catherine O'Brien
When: Sat & Sun 10.00am - 4.00pm
Dates: 27 & 28 August 2022
Maximum Enrolment: 12

Cost: $260

The focus of this workshop is to remain open to the possibilities of the printmaking medium using the monoprint and collagraph processes to begin to develop a visual practice in printmaking.
Firstly we will experiment and play with mark making and the monoprint process. Then, create a beautifully textured and intricate collagraph to print the next day. Students will work from a photograph or freestyle using a range of found objects and mediums to build up the surface of a plate to create an interesting image.
The following day students will print collagraphs and extend print research into mono-printing. Using natural materials, textured objects, and paint application techniques, the colour will be introduced into works. Enjoy a weekend discovering your creative voice through the playful, relaxing and rhythmic process of printmaking.


Materials list
Start-Up: Beginners’ Printmaking with Catherine O’Brien
A basic kit of materials to get you up and going is listed here. Specialist art shops are the best option and will provide student discounts if you mention that you are attending the school. Recommended stores:
• Studio Art Supplies Crummer Road, Grey Lynn
• The French Art Shop Taylors Road, Morningside
• Gordon Harris Gillies Avenue, Newmarket and Symonds Street, Auckland Central
• Takapuna Art Supplies Takapuna
Browne School of Art will supply most of the materials you require for printmaking. Students need to bring:
• photographs or a visual diary for reference • craft knife
• old toothbrush
• found objects with texture
• an apron or old shirt
• stationary items (pencils, erasers etc.)
• any items or equipment you already own relating to printmaking.
Browne School of Art will supply the following:
A good selection of Flint inks (water-based), rags, newsprint and newspaper, Jiff and liquid soap, scissors / cutting knives, roll-up boards, small - medium print rollers, cutting boards, tracing paper.
At Browne School of Art we also have a selection of basic print-making materials available for purchase at reasonable cost:
General printmaking supplies i.e. wood/lino cutting & drypoint tools & surfaces (lino, Plexiplate, wood blocks)
Hahnemühle print paper size 800 x 1200mm, 300gsm Retrieve proofing paper A3 216gsm Plexi plate
Paper in A1 / A2 Sheets
Bulldog clips
Pencils Charcoal Erasers White chalk Black ink
This list is a general guide only. The majority (though not necessarily all) of these materials may be used as student’s progress.



Standard Booking

Available until Sat 27 Aug '22 10am
Online payment includes payment fee of 2.9% + NZ$0.30. Offline payment details on confirmation page.

Standard Booking + $10.00 BSA Student Fund - Donation

Available until Sat 27 Aug '22 10am
A $10 donation will go to our BSA Student Fund - helping those who are unwaged or under financial hardship (with a Community Services Card) to attend our courses.


Browne School of Art
194 Great North Road
Grey Lynn