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Short Course intro to Collagraph

9th March 2019 @ 11:00 am - 30th March 2019 @ 3:00 pm


Spend 4 Saturdays in the inspirational Spinning Mill Studios with artist Laney Birkhead for this short course intro to collagraph.

11-3pm 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th March 2019

£160 + Materials £15

Gluing and Sticking Therapy at its best using cheap household materials to invent wonderful touchy feely printing plates

Up-cycle and pre-purpose a range of textures and surfaces you would otherwise throw away and get pretty messy in the process.

Mix, wipe and blend lush colourful inks – print your own plates and discover the printmaker in you.

All workshops have a small group size with a maximum of 8 people ensuring lots of time and attention all round.

This range of workshops are suitable for all abilities, learn and develop new skills, under the experienced guidance and support of professional artist / printmaker / tutor Laney Birkhead.

Reference will be made to natural objects and the inspiring scenery around the venue.

Careful observation and a basic understanding o f technique will be the focus.

Each course includes unlimited Brews: tea, coffee & biscuits each day – Please bring your own packed lunch along.

A small materials fee will be charged for each event payable on the day to Laney Birkhead.

What to bring:

Materials Fee as listed on your course details payable to the artist on arrival.
Packed Lunch
Old shirt /apron.
Small box of favourite basic drawing materials e.g. pen, pencil, rubber, scissors etc.
Small sketchbook / notebook in which to make notes and observations.
Minimum of 6 images (sketches / photos) you wish to work from. These can be your own primary images or secondary research images.
Small folder of found discarded surfaces and textures e.g. old wallpapers, card, sandpapers, embossed greeting cards, envelopes anything with a bit of a ‘tooth’ to it.
A camera with which to record your creative journey (optional).
A3 small folder or wallet to take home prints in.


9th March 2019 @ 11:00 am
30th March 2019 @ 3:00 pm
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