Park Inspired Printmaking with Alondene Phillips

Heritage Open Day Workshops

Photograph by Cat Lane

Saturday 18 September


Spaces are limited to one workshop per person across our adult activities, this is to ensure that as many people as possible have a chance to take part. If there are free spaces on the day, these will be offered to walk-ins on a first come, first served basis. 

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Who is this workshop suitable for?
Ages 16+
Suitable for any level of experience.

What will be covered in the class?
Join artist Alondene Phillps in this printmaking taster experimenting with using found objects and recycled materials from around Milton Keynes Arts Centre and Great Linford Manor Park. During the session you will create some colourful and uniquely textural prints by sampling collograph, stencilling and embossing techniques through the use of a mini press and hand printmaking.

What will I need to bring?
You may wish to bring a sketchbook to draw designs and make notes. Aprons or coveralls should be worn at all times, along with hair-ties and closed-toe shoes.

Art Room, stair access only.

Alondene Phillips is a print, textiles and ceramics artist. With over a decade of experience refining her practice, Alondene’s unique and experimental approach to print and surface design enables students to enhance their practice and develop their own unique style. In honing her craft it has been about playing with manipulating form and using  textile and print making background to expand techniques in ceramic surface design.  Alondene is knowledgeable and experienced but best of all is open to experimentation and skillfully guides her students to push boundaries and have faith in their creative abilities. @alondenephillipsceramics

Photographs and/or video will be taken during this workshop
As a registered charity, it can sometimes be necessary to share photos and videos of our community outreach in printed matter, social media, press releases and funding applications. By taking part in this event you grant Milton Keynes Arts Centre full rights to use the images resulting from the photography/video filming to help achieve our charitable aims.

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