Collage and Print

Dates: 20th & 21st of October

Fee: $300.00

Tutor, Wim de Vos


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An introduction to an expressive way of mark making with print in conjunction with collage.

Participants will use selected images from magazines or other sources to create several collages, they will then work on mark making with water or oil based materials on Perspex plates.

The plates can be used to make monoprints or may be engraved for intaglio printing or a combination of both. The print images will be made over or in combination with the collages.

Day 1, Preparation of collages and Perspex plates.

Day 2, Inking, drawing/painting on plates, and printing and combining with collages.

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Materials required 

  1. Materials for collage, good quality magazines and any other flat materials (cloth is OK)

  2. Utility cutter (snap-blade knife), cutting mat or thick sheet of scrap cardboard

  3. Scissors for paper

  4. Acrylic paint, primary colours, black and white

  5. Oil paints, primaries, black and white

  6. PVA glue

  7. Large glue stick

  8. Threads and needle (optional)

  9. Perspex plate (1.5mm clear, up to 50 x 50cm) This can be supplied for $8.00

  10. Engraving tools, etching needles or equivalent

  11. Electric or battery engraver if you have one.

Papers

  1. 5 sheets butchers’ paper

  2. 2 to 3 sheets good, heavy cartridge paper

  3. 3 or 4 sheets printmaking paper, 250 to 300gsm (Arches Velin, BFK Rives, Fabriano or Hahnemuhle)

  4. There will be a levy of $5 to cover the cost of consumables


To book your space or enquire about these classes more please call or email us, we would be happy to help. Phone: +61 7 3892 4570 E-mail: studiowestend98@gmail.com