SCREENPRINTING - DIRECT METHOD
You will create your own limited edition multi colour screen print on Fabriano Rosapina (220gsm) printmaking paper, working from your own artwork/photograph. No stencils, no photographic no emulsion, no exposure and no registration worries.
This method of screen printing results in rich painterly effects and endless texture/tonal possibilities. The registration method will be done using Ternes Burton registration pins.
This technique, once learnt, is suited to home studio practitioners. It can also be done using inexpensive acrylic paints.
REGISTRATION FEE $190 (two days)
includes morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and tutor fee
KIT PRICE: $155.00
payable to the tutor
(silk screen, squeegee, hinge clamps, registration pins, screen filler, print paste, paints, sundries eg haze remover)
If participants can bring their own silk screen and squeegee etc the kit price will be cheaper
The Fabriano Rosapina paper will be available to purchase from Jo at cost price $7 per sheet (70 x 100cm)
All participants need to bring their own print bed to the workshop ie a piece of MDF or similar 600 x 800, waterproofed.
Additional items to bring: newspaper, inexpensive test print paper, palette knife
ABOUT THE TUTOR
Jo Wood is an Australian artist/printmaker, trained textile designer and classical musician. She has been screenprinting on fabric and paper for over 35years. She also prints using linocut, collagraph and gel plate. Jo studied in Sydney at the Sydney School of Textiles and took part in her first group exhibition at the Contemporary Art Space Gallery in Mandurah, Western Australia in July 2018. In 2019 she also created her first kinetic sculpture for the WA statewide Alternative Archive project. Jo's studio is in Halls Head near Mandurah. In 2018 Jo learnt about direct method screenprinting from fellow WA printmaker, Caroline Juniper and in early 2019 received a Creative Arts Grant from the City of Mandurah to study the method with Caroline in Margaret River. Jo has now presented workshops using this technique in Denmark and Mandurah.