This course will cover the drawing and design work involved in preparing lino and wood blocks along with the techniques of transferring the design to the medium

Tuition fees have been kept at last year’s level. All fees clearly show the GST component.

Adults: $407.00*, Under 18: $231.00*

* Prices include GST

  • Age: 16+
  • Skill Level: Some Experience
  • Status: Filling up. There are only 2 places available.
  • Campus: Bellingen High School
  • Situated on Waterfall Way on the eastern side of the town of Bellingen
  • Plenty of parking both on Crown street and parking areas within the school
  • Canteen serving delicious food, 2 coffee outlets and ice cream vendor on premises
  • A bus provides transport between the High School & Primary School at the beginning and end of the day plus the lunchtime break.
WOOD BLOCK & LINO RELIEF PRINTING

 

Environmentally friendly water-based inks will be used for the hand printing segment of the course.

The key areas to be covered are:

•          Brief history of printmaking

•          Design concepts

•          Cutting

•          Hand printing with a baren

•          Colourisation on the computer

Various printing papers will also be shown which are suitable for both hand-printing and digital editions.

The course is designed for beginners and for people who have a basic knowledge of lino printing and would like to try woodblock printing and receive an overview of digital colourisation on the computer.

 

Course Requirements

RELIEF PRINTING IN LINO AND WOOD BLOCK Materials List

I am hoping to make this course as enjoyable and hands on as possible over the 5 day period. 

I will take you through the process of relief printing and woodblock designing, cutting and printing so you can produce your own prints at home.

Informative notes with  contacts to buy materials and further online lessons and U tube videos will be handed out to allow you extend your learning further.

The following materials will be provided to you for a cost of $85 each student. Please bring this money to the first class.

2 x sheets cutting medium for vinyl and plywood     

5 Piece Set of quality Japanese cutting tools                                                                 

Surgical Knife                                                                                       

Spare blades                                                                                                        

Reed baren 100mm                                                                                           

Japanese Paper for printing                                                              

Printing ink (water based)                                                                 

Kento board materials                                                                                         

Students should also bring

Apron or old shirt

Set of water colour or guache tubes to print with

Small containers to mix colours

large timber or metal spoon

Spatula

Some rags to clean up

2 x 3B or 4B  pencils

sketch paper for designwork/ butcher's paper

steel ruler

Looking forward to catching up with you all on January 9th. : )

regards Sam Sosnowski

email:  sam@sosdesign.com.au   phone:  0411 725500  

 web:  www.sosdesign.com.au

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Sam Sosnowski

Sam Sosnowski

 

Sam has been involved in a wide range of art and design since graduating in Fine Art from the National Gallery School (Victoria). Sam currently divides his time between running his own commercial graphics studio, public art commissions, printmaking, painting and teaching life drawing and graphics at QUT in Brisbane. In 2012 Sam visited Japan and studied Japanese woodblock techniques and hand-printing with Richard Steiner in Kyoto. A solo Japanese inspired show in Byron Bay followed a year later. The show combined traditional woodblock techniques with digital colourisation editions. Design: www.sosdesign.com.au   Art: www.samsosnowski.com.au

 

  • Age: 16+
  • Skill Level: Some Experience
  • Status: Filling up. There are only 2 places available.
  • Campus: Bellingen High School
  • Situated on Waterfall Way on the eastern side of the town of Bellingen
  • Plenty of parking both on Crown street and parking areas within the school
  • Canteen serving delicious food, 2 coffee outlets and ice cream vendor on premises
  • A bus provides transport between the High School & Primary School at the beginning and end of the day plus the lunchtime break.

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