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Sketchbook Printmaking - Online 10 months Course- Starting February 2022

$160.00 - $1,500.00

Image of Sketchbook Printmaking - Online 10 months Course- Starting February 2022
  • Image of Sketchbook Printmaking - Online 10 months Course- Starting February 2022
  • Image of Sketchbook Printmaking - Online 10 months Course- Starting February 2022
  • Image of Sketchbook Printmaking - Online 10 months Course- Starting February 2022
  • Image of Sketchbook Printmaking - Online 10 months Course- Starting February 2022

This course is for anyone interested in learning the art of block printmaking, be inspired to fill your print journals, make artists' books, get creative prompts and project every month.

Cultivate a daily practice of creating through printmaking. Enjoy the motion of carving, bringing you moments of calm. Get into the practice of discipline and concentration through ten guided sessions filled with inspirations, practical know-how, tips and tricks.

What happens in each session?
•. Be guided with prompts, ideas and exercises, that help to expand your printmaking techniques.
•. You will be encouraged to experiment with shapes, repetition, colours, combining overprinting and paper folding to create unique compositions.
•. Explore the materials needed to create your own stamp designs, from carving tools to ink, see how different block designs can be used to achieve different results.
•. Learn about gathering sources for your work as well as tips on how to fill your sketchbooks, create inspiration boards and find references for your artwork.
•. Dive into the first stages of the printing process, explore different carving techniques and start creating stamps instantly with Isabelle's guidance. 

•. Discuss colour choice, mixing inks, and how to test your colours before preparing your sketchbook for printing; you will be amaze as you start to fill different sketchbooks with block printing designs that you have carved yourself.
•. Use your sketchbooks ideas to create beautiful finish prints and artists books.

You will be guided through ideas for a new project every month. In between sessions, there might be worksheets and suggestions for continued practice, while waiting for the next class.

Isabelle shares her own sketchbook and the stamps she carves, discussing the potential and possibilities of working with stamps. Create beautiful final prints, combining all the techniques learnt above.

Materials packs will be available for purchase. (see separate listing)
You don't need to purchase a materials pack for every session. One pack should see you through about 4 sessions during class.
Printmaking inks 30g of 12 x colours
Scrapper
Rollers x 2 medium
Paint rollling tray
Mini Jars to store mixed paints x 12

Saturday evening 6-9pm, no materials
19th February (TBC)
26th March
23rd April
21st May
25th June
23rd July
27th August
17th September
22nd October
26th November

Wild Binder can use the code: WILDBINDERS20 to receive 20% off the full course or individual session price.