Experimental printmaking with Nature and found objects with Alondene Phillips
Five week Creative Course
Autumn 5-week Term 2 (only):
2 November – 30 November 2020
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Who is this class suitable for?
Suitable for any level of experience.
What will be covered in the class?
Come along and join us for this 5 week course of experimental printmaking using nature and found objects.
These workshops will offer opportunities to work with a mini press, stencilling, silk screen printing, gelli plates, block printing, resist techniques, discharge printing, chine colle-colle’, relief printing and collagraph.
During the five weeks you will have the opportunity to try out a range of print making techniques, using nature and found objects to create your own style and range of artworks. You will have the opportunity to experiment and explore how these different techniques can be combined, manipulated and overlaid to build interesting and imaginative prints.
The course will cater for those wishing to print on fabric or paper mediums.
What will I need to bring?
- Sketchbook with ideas, photos, patterns or images / or images (no bigger than A4)
- Sketchbook to use in the development of your work.
- Pens and pencils
- Paint brushes
- Cotton and paper will be provided but you may wish to bring in your own fabric or range of papers to print on
- You may also wish to bring your own pieces of nature, such as leaves, feathers or items with texture
Art Studio, The art studio is situated at the top of a flight of stairs. Tools are all light and accessible. Work benches are not currently height adjustable.
Alondene Phillips originally studied a BA (Hons) in Printed Textile Design. During her BA she had the opportunity to study ceramics and discovered a lifelong passion. She has continued to study ceramics over the past 8 years and in 2017 returned to study an MA in Fine Art with a focus on Ceramics and Surface Design. Her practice focusses on using the print making and surface design techniques to explore different techniques and push boundaries. As a tutor Alondene aims to open up possibilities for her students and enable them to develop new skills and techniques that will inform and enhance their practice.