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Brücke - Print, Bind & Go - 20th May 2020

$50.00 - $150.00

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TUTOR: Isabelle McGowan
DATES: Wednesday 20th May 2020
TIME: 10.30am - 2.30pm
COST: $150

Ideal for:
Suitable for anyone looking to be inspired. No previous experience in hand printing and bookbinding necessary.

Course description:
Join us on this fantastic, inspiring day that allows for exploration, learning and practising in a social and welcoming environment.

What is better than a beautiful hand made book? One with your own printed book cover and content! This is a great introduction to block printing using sustainable and non-toxic printing methods as well as exploring creative book format. The tutor will have lots of ideas on hand to inspire your creations.

You will devise your own designs and print them onto to cards & art paper. Take away prints and books, and the knowledge to create many more.

Learning outcomes:
• To gain an introduction to block print as a medium
• Develop some simple design for block printing
• Demonstration techniques for block carving
• Print onto card and paper with printing ink
• Learn new skills or build on existing skills in printmaking
• Learn new skills in creative bookbinding - learn to make creative bookbinding structures and designs.

All materials and tools are supplied at the Bindery

Other Information:
Good eye/hand coordination and good dexterity are necessary for this course as sharp knives are used in the cutting of board and paper.
You will be shown correct procedure in the use of these tools but good co-ordination will assure accurate cutting and prevention of injury.
Closed in shoes MUST be worn at all times.


Holding deposit confirms your place and are non-refundable. Should you change your mind, it is transferable within 12 months onto another course or in credit for materials and tools. You will receive an invoice for the rest of the amount owing 2 weeks before the commencement of class.

Workshop written and delivered by Isabelle Ting McGowan © 2018 Isabelle Ting McGowan. All rights reserved.