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Medway Fine Printmakers

Contact Name: Xtina Lamb

Telephone: 01634753299

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Medway Fine Printmakers
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Explore the beautiful textures and wide variety of marks and tone that can be achieved with collagraph, using a hybrid of relief and etching techniques. Your tutor Kristiina Sandoe is a master of collagraph techniques, managing to conjure the most atmospheric landscapes from humble materials and control the medium to render very fine figurative detail. Artists from Picasso to Hockney have used collagraph to great effect, it’s good fun and such a simple process. Textured,...
Kent - Next course on 26th August 2018
Begin learning about intaglio processes by creating drypoint prints, where a metal or acetate plate is incised with sharp tools, inked up and printed using an etching press. Beginning with a look at examples of drypoint work, you’ll see the range of marks that can be made with tools and how drypoint differs from other intaglio techniques. The grooves incised in the plate are accompanied by a raised burr created as you scrape a reversed...
Gelli plates offer a versatile method of monoprinting, where unique prints are made rather than an edition of identical prints. A flexible rubber-like plate that holds textures really well, it’s great for nature prints, building up designs with stencils, and overlaying colour to create beautiful patterns. You can make prints very quickly, and layer them up with bright colours that pop dramatically, or subtle harmonious ones to give a wonderful depth to the images. By...
Kent - Next course on 5th August 2018
Linocut is a very enjoyable and accessible relief printing method, with many techniques and possibilities. Nick Morley aka Linocut Boy of Hello Studios, Margate leads this introduction to the process, offering tips to get great results based on his own extensive experience working with lino. Nick has recently published an excellent book on the subject. You will be shown examples of linocut prints, taken through the options for transferring your design onto the block, safe...
Kent - Next course on 18th August 2018
Screen printing is a hugely enjoyable and versatile printmaking method that can be used to develop editions of fine artworks, repeat patterns on textiles, prints on flat wood/metal/acrylic etc. or to make merchandise such as posters, T-shirts or packaging. In this one-day workshop you will learn a key screen printing technique – how to create photo stencils. This hands on session will take you through the whole process, arm you with tips to get the...