Introductory Bookbinding: Stab and Pamphlet
Feb
23
10:00 AM10:00

Introductory Bookbinding: Stab and Pamphlet

Description

This workshop will take you through the basics of bookbinding, introducing you to traditional stab-bound and pamphlet stitching techniques. We’ll show you how to prepare your paper and materials, and show you step-by-step how to stitch it all together to create your own handmade books.

You will take home three hand-bound books using different stitching patterns. No prior book-making experience is necessary. All materials are provided, but if you have some special papers or fabrics that you would like to include in the book, or as a cover, feel free to bring them along. Books will be approximately A6 in size.

Please read our Refund Policy outlined on the Eventbrite listing for information about cancellations and refunds.

Date & Time

Saturday 23 February 2019, 10:00am — 1:00pm

Location

Grey Hand Press, 28/16 Crockford Street, Northgate QLD 4013

Ticket Cost: $90

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Image Transfer Printmaking
Feb
23
2:00 PM14:00

Image Transfer Printmaking

In this workshop you will learn how to create image transfers from a paper matrix using a solvent transfer method. Solvent transfer allows you release an image from a toner photocopy to anything smooth and receptive – fine art papers, wood, and even some fabrics. This workshop will focus on transferring to printmaking papers and wood.

The capabilities of toner photocopies will be explored by using drawings, photographs, and sketchbook imagery to create your paper plate, and participants will be shown how to apply these techniques with an etching press and methods for application by hand.

Please contact instructor regarding any sensitivities to acetone, eucalyptus oil, citrus oils, or xylene, which may be used in small quantities during the workshop.

Date & Time

Saturday 23 February 2019, 2:00pm — 4:00pm

Location

Grey Hand Press, 16 Crockford Street, Northgate QLD 4013

Ticket Cost: $70

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Introduction to Linocut Printmaking
Mar
10
9:00 AM09:00

Introduction to Linocut Printmaking

In this 3 hour workshop you will learn the skills of Linocut printmaking, and print your very own hand-cut works on paper. Once learned, this versatile and accessible technique can be applied to the creation of artist’s books, textile design, poster design and limited edition prints.

This class will cover carving out your image from a Silk Cut plate, line work and cutting techniques, safety, correct inking of a plate and hand printing. You will also be advised on how to hand colour your prints and introduce textures into your work.

You will take home a striking set of your own prints, your lino plate, full instructions and resource pdfs so you have the ability to print at home using this technique!

Date & Time

Sunday 10 March 2019, 09:00am — 12:30pm

Location

Work-Shop Brisbane, Woodsters, 16 Austin Street, Newstead 4006

Ticket Cost: $80

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Introduction to Printmaking (2 Days)
Mar
16
to Mar 17

Introduction to Printmaking (2 Days)

Printmaking is one of the oldest forms of image-making, and involves the transferral of an inked image from one surface to another. This workshop provides an introduction to the world of printmaking for raw beginners, and will cover monoprinting, relief printing and intaglio printmaking. This workshop is perfect for painters, drawers or sculptors who wish to translate their work into printmaking, or simply for those who are curious about this wonderful medium!

Most materials are provided, but participants are required to bring their own printing paper. A list of materials will be sent out prior to the workshop.

Date & Time

Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 March 2019, 9:30am —4:00pm

Location

Grey Hand Press, 16 Crockford Street, Northgate QLD 4013

Ticket Cost: $220

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Aluminium Plate Lithography (4 Days)
Mar
21
to Mar 24

Aluminium Plate Lithography (4 Days)

Lithography is a unique printmaking medium that is based on the principle that oil and water repel one another. Unlike many other printmaking mediums, lithography is a chemical process, which incorporates direct drawing techniques to produce beautiful prints with a unique aesthetic.

This four day workshop is designed as an introduction to the lithography medium, and would suit those who are yet to explore the world of lithography, would like a refresher course, or who have not worked with aluminium matrices before.

Most materials will be provided, but participants will be expected to provide some of their own printing paper. A list of materials and suggested papers will be sent out in advance.

Dates: Thursday 21 — Sunday 24 March 2019, 9:30am — 4:00pm

Location: Grey Hand Press, 28/16 Crockford St, Northgate 4013

Cost: $560

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Expanded Lithography Techniques (3 Days)
Mar
29
to Mar 31

Expanded Lithography Techniques (3 Days)

Lithography is a unique printmaking medium that is based on the principle that oil and water repel one another. Unlike many other printmaking mediums, lithography is a chemical process, which incorporates direct drawing techniques to produce beautiful prints with a unique aesthetic.

This workshop will introduce participants to two variations on the lithographic process over three days – polyplate lithography, which utlises polyester matrices; and mokulito (wood lithography) whereby an image is taken from a sheet of plywood. Prior knowledge and instruction in traditional lithography, while beneficial, is not essential.

Most materials will be provided, but participants will be expected to bring their own printing paper or purchase some from the studio on the day. A list of materials and suggested papers will be sent out in advance. Coffee, tea and snacks will be provided, but please BYO lunch. There are also cafes and stores nearby to purchase lunch from, if needed.

Dates: Friday 29 — Sunday 31 March 2019, 9:30am — 4:00pm

Location: Grey Hand Press, 28/16 Crockford St, Northgate 4013

Cost: $360

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Learn to Print! Stamp Carving (School Holiday Program)
Apr
9
9:30 AM09:30

Learn to Print! Stamp Carving (School Holiday Program)

In this fun 90 minute class, students will learn how to carve their own stamps to create unique artworks. Students will be shown how to safely carve their blocks, apply water-based inks, and print them onto paper.

This workshop is suitable for ages 5-12, all materials are included.

PLEASE NOTE: as sharp tools are involved in this session, parents must stay with their children if they are under 8 years old.

Date: Tuesday 9 April 2019, 09:30am — 11:00am

Location: Grey Hand Press, 28/16 Crockford Street Northgate, 4013

Cost: $45

Check out our Learn to Dye! and Learn to Weave! textile classes with Tawny Threads during the school holidays, too!

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Learn to Print! Monotype Printmaking (School Holiday Workshop)
Apr
10
9:30 AM09:30

Learn to Print! Monotype Printmaking (School Holiday Workshop)

In this 2 hour workshop, students will learn the art of monoprinting to create truly unique prints on paper. Monprinting is a type of printmaking that involves versatile imagery that can only be produced once.

This workshop will encourage students to explore their creativity through mark-making, found objects, stenciling and the use of positive and negative space.

Suitable for ages 5-12, all materials supplied.

Date: Wednesday 10 April 2019, 09:30am — 11:30am

Location: Grey Hand Press, 28/16 Crockford St Northfate 4013

Cost: $40

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Check out our Learn to Dye! and Learn to Weave! textile classes with Tawny Threads during the school holidays, too!

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Free Ink Day! (School Holiday Program)
Apr
12
10:00 AM10:00

Free Ink Day! (School Holiday Program)

Come and get your hands inky this school holidays at Grey Hand Press! In these free drop in - drop out sessions, you will be able to create your own stamped artwork using pre-carved stamps in our studio. Make a unique print, greeting card or wrapping paper, just in time for Easter!

There will be two sessions on the day, 10:00am to 1:00pm and 2:00pm to 5:00pm. No bookings required, simply drop in and create your masterpiece! Just make sure to arrive at least half an hour before the end of the session to ensure you will be able to make a print.

Date: Friday 12 April 2019, 10:00 am — 1:00pm and 2:00pm — 5:00pm

Location: Grey Hand Press 28/16 Crockford Street, Northgate QLD 4013

Cost: Free! (Donations gratefully accepted for supply of materials)

No bookings required.

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Teen Program: Relief Printmaking (School Holidays)
Apr
16
9:30 AM09:30

Teen Program: Relief Printmaking (School Holidays)

In this 3 hour workshop students will learn the skills of relief printmaking, and print their own works on paper! Relief is the oldest form of printmaking, and involves carving away an image from a block and rolling it up with ink to transfer to paper.

This class will cover carving images from a printing block, line work and cutting techniques, safety, correct inking of a plate and hand printing.

Suitable for ages 13 - 17, all materials provided.

Date: Tuesday 16 April, 9:30am — 12:30pm

Location: Grey Hand Press, 28/16 Crockford Street, Northgate 4013

Cost: $60

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Teen Program: Drypoint Printmaking (School Holidays)
Apr
17
9:30 AM09:30

Teen Program: Drypoint Printmaking (School Holidays)

In this 3 hour workshop students will learn the skills of drypoint printmaking, and print their own works on paper. Drypoint comes from the family of intaglio printmaking, which involves incising lines and tonal value into a metal or plastic plate,  and carefully applying ink to the lines before transferring the image to paper.

This class will cover creating imagery and incising lines into an acrylic plate, line work safety, correct inking of a plate and printing.

Suitable for ages 13 - 17, All materials provided, including morning tea. Please notify us of any dietary requirements when booking.

Date: Wednesday 17 April, 9:30am — 12:30pm

Location: Grey Hand Press, 28/16 Crockford Street, Northgate 4013

Cost: $60

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Aluminium Plate Lithography (8 Weeks)
May
2
to Jun 20

Aluminium Plate Lithography (8 Weeks)

Lithography is a unique printmaking medium that is based on the principle that oil and water repel one another. Unlike many other printmaking mediums, lithography is a chemical process, which incorporates direct drawing techniques to produce beautiful prints with a unique aesthetic.

This term-long class is designed as an introduction to the lithography medium, and would suit those who are yet to explore the world of lithography, would like a refresher course, or who would like to explore aluminium plate lithography. Over the course of 8 weeks, we will explore the lithography process from start to finish, from drawing and processing, to printing and editioning.

Some materials will be provided, but participants will be expected to supply their own paper. A list of materials and suggestions will be sent out in advance.

Date: Thursday 2 May — Thursday 20 June (8 Weeks), 9:30am — 12:30pm

Location: Grey Hand Press, 28/16 Crockford Street, Northgate 4013

Cost: $750

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Stone Lithography (8 Weeks)
May
3
to Jun 21

Stone Lithography (8 Weeks)

Lithography is a unique printmaking medium that is based on the principle that oil and water repel one another. Unlike many other printmaking mediums, lithography is a chemical process, which incorporates direct drawing techniques to produce beautiful prints with a unique aesthetic.

This term-long class is designed as an introduction to the lithography medium, and would suit those who are yet to explore the world of lithography, would like a refresher course, or have worked with aluminium plates and are keen to discover the beauty of stones. Over the course of 8 weeks, we will explore the lithography process from start to finish, from drawing and processing, to printing and editioning.

Some materials will be provided, but participants will be expected to supply their own paper. A list of materials and suggestions will be sent out in advance.

PLEASE NOTE: stone lithography is a heavily physical medium, and participants will be required to move and lift heavy objects, perform repetitive movements, and operate hand-driven presses. If you have any physical limitations or are unsure of what is involved, please contact us prior to signing up so we can work through options together. We will also be running an Aluminium Plate Lithography course which is less physically demanding.

Date: Friday 3 May — Friday 21 June (8 Weeks), 9:30am — 1:30pm

Location: Grey Hand Press, 28/16 Crockford Street, Northgate 4013

Cost: $780

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