What to bring:
· Prepare a simple image idea on A4 paper for transfer onto a block. Allow for a 3cm margin around the image. Colour areas to be decided in the workshop.
· Carving tools in any condition.
· Covered shoes and apron.
· Small water spray bottle.
· A4 110gsm cartridge paper for test paper.
· Any baren you may have.
· Note pad for documenting techniques
· Any A4 papers you may wish to try
Materials supplied ($25 fee payable to tutor on day 1):
Participants will be supplied with 2 Shina Blocks & 1 marine grade 4ply, a selection of Japanese papers for printing, drafting film, carbon paper, and a set of notes.
Participants will be able to make use of a selection of carving tools, a Kento chisel, nonslip mat, nori (rice starch), and a selection of barens - smooth to rough, plastic sleeves, pigments & water colours, bowls, and printing brushes.
About the tutor
Roslyn Kean has been teaching in the field of printmaking since graduation from the Slade School London in 1978. She was awarded a Japanese Government Research scholarship in 1985 and studied Mokuhanga for several years at Tokyo National University. Over the past 34 years Roslyn has conducted specialised workshops in Mokuhanga throughout Australia and her work has been exhibited in major international and national print awards and is held in numerous collections.
Tutor’s website: roslynkean.com.au
Do not attend the studio if you are sick or unwell. If you are required to cancel at the last minute due to illness that you suspect may be COVID 19-related, a full refund will be given.
Wash your hands thoroughly with soap (most effective) or use hand sanitiser on entry.
Maximum of 9 persons in the studio at any one time, plus one tutor.
Observe social distancing: 1.5m distance and 4m2 area in general, around each person. No sharing of tables. Stand back for demonstrations!
Worktables, easels and all studio equipment are to be cleaned with disinfectant before and after use, with disinfectant and paper towels supplied.
Bring your own food and drinks including hot water, crockery, cutlery etc. The kitchen is closed! (There are many cafes close to the studio if you would rather get some takeaway).
Sign the register of attendance each day of the workshop; by doing so you agree that the you are well, have not travelled overseas in the previous 14 days, have not knowingly been in contact with a person infected with Covid-19 in the previous 14 days, etc. Please read the declaration in the book.
These are new processes and procedures for us all to get used to, but they need to be followed strictly for the best protection of the health of all.
For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
or Susan Parfoot Workshops Coordinator, 0412 701 257