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482 Flinders Street
Townsville, Queensland 4810 Australia
4772 7109

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September 2018
$75

Screen printing with Screen Filler & Drawing Fluid

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 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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$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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October 2018
$170

Wood lithography (Mokulito) Masterclass

20 October @ 10:00 am - 21 October @ 4:00 pm
Studio Downstairs, 482 Flinders Street
Townsville, Queensland 4810 Australia
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Mokulito' means 'wood lithography' and is a print technique developed in the 1970's by Ozaku Schisi and more recently by Ewa Budka. This workshop explores the wonderfully simple technique of Mokulito, a process by which one can draw an image on a plywood matrix and print from it. It uses the same principles as stone and metal plate lithography without acids, etches or turpentine. The image can be added to, subtracted from, carved into and coloured with water colour or…

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