Printmaking Wrapping Paper

with Alondene Phillips

A mixture of Christmas tress and winter scenes hand printed in red, black and green.

Saturday 12 December 2020


We are committed to working with our artists and communities in continuing to provide opportunities for creativity during these challenging times.

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Who is this class suitable for?
Suitable for ages 16 and over

What will be covered?
Impress everyone with handmade Christmas wrapping paper! Join artist Alondene Phillips for a festive printmaking workshop using household materials, found objects and nature to create unique monoprints with added stencilling to make beautiful personalised wrapping paper for friends and family
To follow at home you will need:
  • Household materials: bottle tops and lids, old centres of toilet rolls, mesh from lemons and limes or similar, pieces of foil, old cardboard, newspaper, bubble wrap, cotton buds, and any other textured materials you can find. 
  • Found objects and nature: leaves, feathers, bottle corks, old fabric, lace, old cards, or other items you would like to try printing with. 
  • Quick drying glue – evostick or pritt-stick  
  • Sponge – old washing up sponges, square sponge clothes, sponges from upholstery 
  • Kitchen roll
  • Old large plate, tray or lid that can be used to put paint on for use with stamps
  • Masking tape
  • Paint brushes and pencil 
  • Sellotape
  • Scissors, craft knife
  • Some plain white paper / card for stencils 
  • Plain brown wrapping paper 
  • Plain white card or multi coloured card - your choice (to make cards/labels) you can buy 
  • blank readymade ones if you prefer. 
  • Acrylic paint, 1–3 colours your choice

Booking Terms and Conditions
Completing your booking with Milton Keynes Arts Centre signifies your agreement to the below terms of Refunds and Cancellation. All profits support our annual programme of exhibitions, events and charitable outreach projects.

Courses may be rescheduled/cancelled by Milton Keynes Arts Centre if the minimum number of required students is not met. Notification of a possible reschedule/cancellation will be sent to students three-working days before the first workshop of the term, in this instance refunds will be issued in full if a course is rescheduled/cancelled.

In acknowledgement of these exceptional times, Milton Keynes Arts Centre has amended its refund policy on a temporary basis. Students are now entitled for refunds in the following circumstances:

  1. If you are unable to attend a class as you are showing coronavirus-like symptoms
  2. If you are unable to attend a class as someone you live with is showing coronavirus-like symptoms
  3. If Milton Keynes Arts Centre cancels or postpones classes.

Refunds shall be made on the basis of every class students have missed.

In all other instances outside of these circumstances, bookings are non-refundable and only transferable at the discretion of Milton Keynes Arts Centre.
Photographs and/or video will be taken during this course
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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