Linocut workshop

Linocut workshop

Thursday 6 Oct, 10am-3.30pm, create a small edition of prints using the reduction technique where a colourful print is made from a single block. With progressive cutting, and inking the image emerges. Landscape, gardens, plants, horticulture themes are suggested for this Gardivalia Festival event. Everything is supplied except the cutting tools. In this class you will learn to transfer you design to the lino, cut your  lino plate and then print it. The cost is only $85. It will be popular so bookings and payment are required to secure your place. Please phone Tritec art Supplies Yarragon 5634…Read more
Linocut cards & wrapping Workshop

Linocut cards & wrapping Workshop

Tuesday Sept 20th, 2016 10am - 3.30pm, Using linocut, print your own design onto cotton rag paper to create beautiful greeting cards that reflect your your own style. Perfect for Christmas, birthdays or Ramadan. We'll also be making a sheet of matching wrapping paper using the same block. Learn to transfer your design to the lino block, cut and then print it. Your single coloured prints can later be hand coloured or embellished with thread once they are dry. Small class of 10 suitable for beginners or more advanced, aged 12-112. We will be working on Green/blue lino using water…Read more
Linocut workshop

Linocut workshop

Wednesday May 4th, 2016 10am - 3.30pm Have you always wanted to try linocut printmaking? This one day linocut workshop is designed to let you try out the medium of linocut printmaking and see how much fun it is. Everything is supplied except the cutting tools. In this workshop you will learn to transfer your design to the lino, cut your  lino plate and then print it. The cost is $85. Bookings and payment are required to secure your place. Please phone 5625 1999 or mobile 0408527943, or click here to enrol. Wednesday May 4th, 2016 10am - 3.30pm Drouin Library…Read more
Thanks for visiting the Studio

Thanks for visiting the Studio

It was wonderful to meet visitors to my studio at Open Studios West Gippsland and share time explaining linocuts. I love the feedback and energy I get from people on these days. On this occasion I was printing some thrush linocuts, which folded into a freestanding linocut. It was a hands-on experience for my visitors many of whom took the opportunity to roll the press. I printed with fast drying water-based inks so visitors could take one home as a souvenir.Read more
Where the Land Meets the Sea Exhibition Feb-Mar 2016

Where the Land Meets the Sea Exhibition Feb-Mar 2016

Coastal Birds, shoreline birds and special places near the sea were all themes for this exhibition of mainly linocuts and pyrography I drew Artists Sue Gilford, Kate Gorringe-Smith and Libby Schreiber together because we share common ground as bird lovers. Kate and Libby are Melbourne printmakers and Sue uses pyrography ( wood burning). Our exhibition was held at Stockyard Gallery in the small Gippsland town of Foster close to Wilson's Promontory. The exhibition opening on Sunday 21 Feb was well attended by friends of the gallery, and friends and supporters of the four artists. We even enticed a few bewildered tourists in. The…Read more