Basic Print Making

Basic Print Making is a fun and accessible course designed to introduce students to a range of printmaking techniques. You will be guided through processes including monotype, relief, stencilling and linoprint. You will enjoy hands on activities, creative mess and conversations about art. Drawing inspiration from everyday media, the environment and master printmakers you will develop a series of your own unique prints. This is a practical and social course designed to encourage beginners as well as extend those with prior printing experience.

Course Outline:

Week 1 Design for print & Monotype
Week 2 Preparing Ground & Stencils
Week 3 Lino printing
Week 4 Layers

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand and engage with basic print making techniques including monotype, stencilling and lino print
  • Explore layering and collage
  • Experiment with different ratios and compositions
  • Develop a personal style.

What to bring:

  • Photographs, postcards or other images for inspiration
  • Pencils, drawing pens
  • Glue
  • Scissors and craft knife
  • Cutting Mat and ruler
  • Assorted paper and card
  • Foam blocks (or lino & cutting tools)
  • Water based printing ink
  • 2 rollers
  • Sponge

Art Supplies Discount:

As an added bonus for learning Art with SGSCC, all enrolled students are entitled to a generous 10% discount off the purchase of art supplies when they shop instore at Eckersley’s Art & Craft, Taren Point!
View Eckersley's Website for product ideas.

About the Tutor:

'Laura Kneebone is a graduate of the University of the Creative Arts and Institute of Education, University of London. She has worked as a fine artist and educator between Zimbabwe, England and Australia art for over 20 years now. She lives in Bundeena where she enjoys being part of a thriving art community. Laura is frequently involved in art commissions and creative initiatives alongside her painting practice, teaching and exhibitions. Laura is also now a listed artist on the Bundeena Maianbar Art Trail, Laura Challiss Kneebone @studio 22.'

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.