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Compact Prints Workshop Series Bundle (including registration)

30 August, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 13 September, 2020 @ 12:30 pm

| See below for prices

Join Umbrella and artists from the Umbrella Makerspace Access Group (UMAG) to learn (or rediscover) basic printmaking techniques and produce artwork (including three prints for Umbrella’s 10th Compact Prints international exhibition and artwork exchange). This workshop series is a bundle which includes three workshops ($100 each if purchased individually):
Linocut Printing Workshop | 9:30am-12:30pm Sunday 30 August 2020
Acetate Drypoint Etching Workshop | 9:30am-12:30pm Sunday 6 September 2020
Transfer Release Printing Workshop | 9:30am-12pm Sunday 13 September 2020

Over the course of the three sessions (8.5hrs total), participants will create editions of four linocut prints, four drypoint etchings and four transfer prints.

Participants will receive:
– free Compact Prints registration ($25AU)
– high-quality paper for producing the twelve prints
– the option to submit three prints from one edition to Compact Prints
– nine prints for the artist to keep
– additional paper for misprints
– a 12 x 12cm piece of lino
– a 12 x 12cm piece of acetate
– non-toxic inks, release material (eucalyptus oil) and cleaning materials
– use of Umbrella’s tools, benches and printing presses
– complimentary morning tea

Participants are required to wear covered footwear, and are encouraged to bring their own images (as 12 x 12cm designs) and / or reference materials and a needle-tool if possible to the Acetate Drypoint Etching Workshop. Participants can purchase additional high-quality paper and additional lino from Umbrella, however time restrictions may not allow for more than four prints per person. All other materials will be provided.

Tickets $240 each for Umbrella members | $280 each non-members
For Umbrella members, log in to your account to receive your workshop discount
Each workshop is limited to 10 spaces (ages 16+)
Bookings close 5pm Friday 28 August 2020 (individual workshop booking deadlines may be later)

Tickets to individual workshops can also be purchased via their links above. If you have already paid your Compact Prints registration fee and would like to attend these workshops, please contact staff for an additional $25 discount code. (Umbrella is currently calling for entries to Compact Prints – $25 registration due midnight Sunday 6 September 2020). See the individual workshop links for more information on the artists.

Image top: Karen Landt-Isley, Prickle Pear Princess, 2019, Linocut, 12 x 12cm; Lynn Scott-Cumming, Attitude, 2018, ink on paper (drypoint etchings on acetate print), 12 x 12cm; and Maxine Smith, Butterflies, 2020, Transfer release on paper, 12 x 16cm.

Umbrella is responding to government restrictions for gatherings at this time and visitors must comply with our COVID-19 Safety Plan.  Please BYO mask if you wish to wear one. Umbrella’s updated opening hours from Sunday 9 August 2020:  Tues-Fri 9am-5pm | Sat-Sun 9am-1pm | Gallery closed Mondays, public holidays and during exhibition install weeks | Shop open during gallery open hours and Tues-Thurs of install weeks. Follow our social media for updates.


30 August, 2020 @ 9:30 am
13 September, 2020 @ 12:30 pm
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| Umbrella Studio Contemporary Arts |
408 Flinders St
Townsville, QLD 4810 Australia