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Studio Downstairs

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482 Flinders Street
Townsville, Queensland 4810 Australia
4772 7109

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June 2018
$70

Paper Weaving workshop with Marion Gaemers

3 June @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Studio Downstairs, 482 Flinders Street
Townsville, Queensland 4810 Australia
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This workshop is designed to experiment working with the paper to make artworks. From this you will have the skills to continue to explore this technique in a direction to suit your art practice. The workshop will cover using paper strips to make weavings into 2D and 3D artworks. You can use your own existing works on paper (like prints or drawings), maps, posters or plain paper. It is best that some of the paper is cut into strips ready…

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Encaustic Printmaking Demonstration

10 June @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Studio Downstairs, 482 Flinders Street
Townsville, Queensland 4810 Australia
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Anna and Anthea

Sydney Printmakers Anna Russell and Anthea Boesenberg will be visiting Townsville in June and will give a demonstrations on encaustic techniques and printing on wax: Anthea will present Encaustic for Printmakers. Including encaustic collage, wax as a resist, wax monotype, 3D forms in paper using wax, encapsulating and adhering prints to a board with wax and working into prints using wax. She will also talk about materials, equipment and health and safety issues with wax. Anna will present Printing on…

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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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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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