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482 Flinders Street
Townsville, Queensland 4810 Australia
4772 7109

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July 2018
$75

Screen printing with Found Objects

22 July @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Studio Downstairs, 482 Flinders Street
Townsville, Queensland 4810 Australia
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Screen printing with leaves

In this workshop with Maxine Smith you will learn the basics of screen printing using found objects, including effective set up and equipment needed to do this at home, highlighting the range of imagery that can be used to create prints such as feathers, doilies, lace, leaves and flora, i.e. anything flat. You’ll get to experiment with printing techniques using a silk screen and squeegee, learn about pressure, flooding and technique for fabric and paper applications. A selection of ink colours…

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August 2018

Artist Talk & Open Studio: I Made Griyawan

3 August @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Studio Downstairs, 482 Flinders Street
Townsville, Queensland 4810 Australia
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I Made Griyawan will give an artist talk about his painting practice as well as show the work he has been developing during his studio residency over the last week, as part of The Grand Hotel Townsville Artist in Residence. Made is a Balinese artist born in Batuan, Bali – Indonesia. Made has been in several group exhibitions in Bali, Japan and the USA. Read more about I Made Griyawan here. You can also see an amazing virtual collection of…

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$160

Batuan ‘Inventing Art’ Masterclass

4 August @ 10:00 am - 5 August @ 4:00 pm
Studio Downstairs, 482 Flinders Street
Townsville, Queensland 4810 Australia
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10am - 4pm Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 August 2018 I Made Griyawan is a Balinese artist born in Batuan, Bali - Indonesia in 1979. Made has been in several group exhibitions in Bali, Japan and the USA. This will be his first trip to Australia. As part of The Grand Hotel Townsville Artist in Residence (AIR) program, Made will be travelling to Townsville for a week long residency and deliver a two day masterclass workshop for local artists. Read…

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September 2018
$75

Screen printing with Screen Filler & Drawing Fluid

2 September @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Studio Downstairs, 482 Flinders Street
Townsville, Queensland 4810 Australia
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In this workshop with Maxine Smith you will learn the basics of screen printing using screen filler and drawing fluid as a painting block out technique, including effective set up and equipment needed to do this at home. You will explore different brushwork and painting styles to create the background design, learning about positive and negative space. You’ll get to experiment with printing techniques using a silk screen and squeegee, learn about pressure, flooding and technique for fabric and paper applications.…

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$75

Screen printing with Stencils

23 September @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Studio Downstairs, 482 Flinders Street
Townsville, Queensland 4810 Australia
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In this workshop with Maxine Smith you will learn the basics of screen printing with stencils including effective set up, equipment needed to do this at home and the best way to translate your design to stencil. You’ll get to experiment with printing techniques using a silk screen and squeegee, learn about pressure, flooding and technique. You will learn how to print multiple colours and how to print a repeat pattern onto fabric and paper applications. A selection of ink colours…

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$95

Ink Painting Workshop with Sofie Dieu

30 September @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Studio Downstairs, 482 Flinders Street
Townsville, Queensland 4810 Australia
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This workshop is ideal for beginners and artists interested in developing their visual vocabulary through reserve techniques, mark making and gold leaf detail. As a ground up introduction to the fundamentals in ink painting, this one day workshop will cover wet and dry techniques, texture effect, ink management, paper quality and composition. You will also play with notions of gradation, balance between detailed and quiet space. Using various reserve techniques and mark making methods, you will develop your own visual…

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