Transcribe your photos, images and drawings into a beautiful finished lino prints with the help of a professional printmaker. In this one day workshop you will: - Learn the fundamentals of Lino printing, from drawing and carving your image, to the inking and printing process. - Explore different printing and carving techniques. - Learn the different textures and marks you can make with the tools.
Bring some small drawings, photos, or photocopied images with you (approx 15x15cm), the more contrast of dark and light the better. Portraits or landscape images. *Art supplies can be purchased from: http://www.parkersartsupplies.com with a one off 15% discount available for enrolled students who present their receipt number at the time of purchase.
-1x pair scissors -Bring any wood/lino tools you may already have. -Collect collage material: paper cloth and magazines -Old wood spoon -Apron
Mark Rowden is a practising printmaker with more than 20 years' experience. After studying fine art in both the UK and Australia, he worked for one of the oldest and leading fine art print making studios in Sydney, Whaling Road Studios, where he has printed for artists such as Charles Blackman, Martin Sharp, Adam Cullen & Mclean Edwards. As well as a skilled print maker, Mark also has an extensive knowledge of art materials as well as painting and drawing techniques. Mark won the Waverley Print Prize in 2008; most recently the Australian winner in the 2016 Prix Canson international works on paper prize. His work has been exhibited throughout Australia and he has had numerous solo shows, his work was part of the International Print Biennale in Brazil 2014 & 2016. As a teacher, Mark is passionate about sharing his knowledge and helping others have fun with their art.