INTRODUCTION TO GEL PLATE MONOPRINTING
Printing with Nature
- 75 British pounds£75
Date: Thursday 23rd March Times: 10am-2pm This workshop included plenty of refreshments and cake as well as a delicious homemade lunch. Come and discover the joys of gel plate printing with artist Caroline Houchell. Here you will learn to print with nature using a large 10x8 soft mineral based reusable printing plate. The gel plate has a sensitive surface which accentuates both texture and details. You will learn how to produce expressive, creative, one of a kind prints. Gel printing is a spontaneous, fun and experimental way of printing in which you can embrace the serendipity of what you create. Once you have created your prints, you will then transform them into a set of six unique greeting cards to send or frame as you choose. In this workshop you will: start with an introduction to the gel plate and mono printing learn about he equipment used and applying the paint master how to create layers using textures, masks and stencils explore different methods of using leaves plants and organic matter learn how to transfer your prints onto a variety of papers mount your prints onto cards. All materials will be provided but do feel free to bring leaves, flat plant material, feathers etc from your garden or walks to add a personal element to your creations. PLEASE bring an apron - you will get messy!
Terms and conditions Cancellation : *More than 6 weeks before course commences - refund minus 10% admin fee. *Less than 6 weeks before course commences - refund minus 10% admin fee ONLY if your place can be filled *Less than 14 days before course commences - no refund but a credit towards future courses at Reef House, minus 20% admin fee
Back Lane, Blakeney, Holt, Norfolk NR25 7NR, UK