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Workshops & Classes Category

Carborundum & Drypoint Printing

Workshop with Brenda Tye A fascinating 2 day workshop where I learned a whole bunch of new techniques.  We were asked to bring any sketches or reference material depicting objects from nature.  I photocopied some of my past ideas: As … Continue reading

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Workshop: The Mono Printed Brushmark

Experimental Printing Techniques I’ve mixed feelings about this one day class I attended yesterday.  The finished works shown by the tutor, Vivien Haley, were spectacular, beautiful colour schemes, innovative patterning and quality outcomes. Should I have felt a little put-out … Continue reading

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Workshop: Paper Felting

Whilst I’ve recently concentrated on making my own paper from some of my old prints (and blank paper offcuts) by pulping, remixing and forming new sheets I haven’t actually tried fusing or ‘felting’ lightweight papers together before.  This workshop was … Continue reading

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Workshop: Hand-embossing paper

An interesting one day workshop, not something I see myself doing a lot of but another skill I’m exploring. This technique requires the use of a lightbox and, whilst I have my own purchased model, the tutor brought along a … Continue reading

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Book-making with Liz Powell

I thoroughly enjoyed this 2 day workshop and am thrilled with the books I made.  The course was aimed at both beginners and those with some book-making experience wanting to widen their range of binding skills. We covered four types … Continue reading

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Printmaking with Seraphina Martin

3 1/2 days of printmaking in the Blue Mountains with Seraphina Martin has resulted in some good outcomes, a new view on ‘collaging’ print layers and some excellent tips to improve my techniques in the future.  It’s left me with … Continue reading

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Bookmaking: Secret Belgian Binding

This workshop, with Jean Riley, was a good way to first explore the Belgian Binding technique.  One or two things could have been better but, overall, it worked out well.  I’ll highlight a few things to consider when constructing books. … Continue reading

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