Monoprinting & Mixed Media 2-Part Course

16 Byron Street, Napier

Taking inspiration from the current Francoise Gilot exhibition on display, CAN is proud to host expert printmaker Cate Godwin who will teach you the accessible technique of creating monoprints. Made popular in the 19th century by English artist & poet William Blake and French artist Edgar Degas, this printmaking technique is unique in that no two prints created are the same. The beauty of this medium is also in its spontaneity, it can be used as a combination of printmaking, painting and drawing.

Cate will carefully guide you through the process of creating your prints during this two-part evening course. During the workshop you will experiment with techniques to embellish the final prints, enhancing images with watercolour, graphite and chine-coll. You will print your images using the CAN etching press. By the end of the second evening you will have created several resolved monoprints to keep. Suitable for complete beginners, or for printmakers who are looking to explore new monoprinting techniques, this workshop is a great place for all those interested in or simply curious about printmaking!

Please bring:

Visual inspiration (drawings, photographs, magazine snips etc)
Pencil, paper or sketchbook and eraser
Apron
Face covering, drink bottle or gold coin for a cuppa!

Cate’s classes are extremely popular, so be quick to grab your spot! Numbers are strictly limited.

To Book:

Please register online
Places are limited to 10 people and a waiting list will be maintained for future workshops.


Pre-payment is required to secure your place on this popular course. Register early to avoid disappointment!

Please contact bookings@thecan.co.nz, or call 06 835 9448 if you have any questions regarding any of our workshops!

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Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

16 Byron Street, Napier

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