Saturday, April 30, 2011

Image Dreamings:
Advanced Silkscreen Printing Workshop

Tutor: Marie-Therese Wisniowski

Preamble
This blogspot exhibits many of my students outputs from a variety of workshops. There are one, two and five day workshops as well as workshops that have a different focus. Nevertheless, it always surprises me how much I learn from my students and how enthusiastic they are to learn and so for your convenience, I have listed the workshop posts below.

The University of Newcastle Multi-Media Course
The University of Newcastle (Newcastle and Ourimbah Campuses, NSW, Australia) 2008 to 2010.

In Pursuit of ArtCloth:Improvisational Screen Printing Workshop
The Australian Textile Arts & Surface Design Association Inc. Sydney, NSW.

One and Two Day Disperse Dye Workshops
Various Textile Groups (Australia) 2008 - 2011.

Five Day Workshop - In Pursuit of Complex Cloth
“Wrapt in Rocky” Textile Fibre Forum Conference (Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia) 29th June to 5th July 2008.

Five Day Workshop – In Pursuit of Complex Cloth
Orange Textile Fiber Forum (Orange, NSW, Australia) 19th to 25th April 2009.

5 Day Workshop – In Pursuit of Complex Cloth
Geelong Fiber Forum (Geelong, Victoria, Australia) 27th September to 3rd October 2009.

Two Day Workshop - Deconstructed and Polychromatic Screen Printing
Beautiful Silks (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia) 20th to 21st March 2010.

Five Day Workshop – Disperse Dye and Transfer Printing
“Wrapt in Rocky” Biennial Textile Forum/Conference Program (Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia) 25th June to 1st July 2010.

Two Day Workshop – Improvisational Screen Printing
ATASDA (Sydney, NSW, Australia) 28th to 29th August 2010.

Two Day Workshop – In Pursuit of Complex Cloth (Day One)
”Stitching and Beyond” Textile Group (Woodbridge, Tasmania, Australia) 2nd to 3rd October 2010.

Two Day Workshop – In Pursuit of Complex Cloth (Day Two)
”Stitching and Beyond” Textile Group (Woodbridge, Tasmania, Australia) 2nd to 3rd October 2010.

Advance Silk Screen Printing
Redcliffe City Art Gallery Redcliffe, Queensland, Australia) 10th April 2011.

One Day Workshop - In Pursuit of Complex Cloth
The Victorian Feltmakers Inc. (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia) 14th May 2011.

One Day Workshop - In Pursuit of Complex Cloth (Felted and Silk Fibers)
Victorian Feltmakers Inc (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia) 15th May 2011.

Five Day Workshop – Disperse Dye and Transfer Printing
SDA (Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA) 13th to 17th June 2011.

Five Day Disperse Dye Master Class – Barbara Scott
Art Quill Studio (Arcadia Vale, NSW, Australia) 15th to 19th August 2011.

Five Day Workshop – Disperse Dye and Transfer Printing
Fiber Arts Australia (Sydney, NSW, Australia) 26th September to 1st October 2011.

One Day Workshop – Improvisational Screen Printing
Newcastle Printmakers Workshop Inc. (Newcastle, NSW, Australia) 5th November 2011.

One Day Workshops – Low Relief Screen Printing
Various classes within Australia.

Two Day Workshop – Disperse Dye and Transfer Printing
ATASDA (Sydney, NSW, Australia) 23rd to 24th June 2012.

MSDS Demonstration at Zijdelings
(Tilburg, The Netherlands) October, 2012.

Five Day Workshop - Disperse Dye and Transfer Printing
Fibre Arts@Ballarat (Ballarat, Victoria, Australia) 6th to 12th April 2013.

Two Day Workshop - Disperse Dye and Transfer Printing
EFTAG (Tuross Head, NSW, Australia) 13th to 14th April 2013.

Two Day Workshop - Disperse Dye and Transfer Printing
Zijdelings Studio (Tilburg, The Netherlands) 9th to 10th October 2014.

PCA - Celebrating 50 Years in 2016
Art Quill Studio 2016 Workshop Program (Newcastle, Australia).

Image Dreamings: Basic Silk Screen Printing Workshop - Part I
2016 Art Quill Studio Workshop Program (Newcastle, Australia).

Image Dreamings: Basic Silk Screen Printing Workshop - Part II
2016 Art Quill Studio Workshop Program (Newcastle, Australia).

In Pursuit of: Improvisational Screen Printing Workshop
2016 Art Quill Studio Workshop Program (Newcastle, Australia).

In Pursuit of: Low Relief Screen Printing (LRSP) Workshop 2016
2016 Art Quill Studio Workshop Program (Newcastle, Australia).

Art Quill Studio 2017 Workshop Program
2017 Art Quill Studio Workshop Program (Newcastle, Australia).

In Pursuit of: Low Relief Screen Printing (LRSP)
2017 Art Quill Studio Workshop Program (Newcastle, Australia).

In Pursuit of Complex Cloth: Layered Printing Approaches
2017 Art Quill Studio Workshop Program (Newcastle, Australia).


Screen Printing Information
Screen-printing is an exciting, colorful medium that allows you to easily create printed images of your artwork in multiples without using a printing press or needing an elaborate workshop or studio space. It is a versatile process that loves color and can produce vivid, sophisticated or subtle imagery by employing simple paper stencils and/or multiple techniques. For the artist, silkscreen printing offers endless possibilities in terms of color, design, pattern, line, shape, texture and layered imagery. For the textile artist, the resulting fabric may be used as an end in itself or a point of departure for further embellishment.

One day Workshop Synopsis:
Image Dreamings: Advanced Silk Screen Printing Workshop

This workshop was organized by Karen Tyler of the Redcliffe City Art Gallery, Queensland in conjunction with the exhibition, "Unleashed: The Rise of Australian Street Art".

The workshop was held at the Shillam Room, Cultural Centre, Redcliffe on the 10th April 2011. Jill Burgess, Di Flint, Helen Forrest, Jeannie Henry and Brenda Wood attended the workshop.

The one day workshop expanded on the techniques gleaned in the previous 'Image Dreamings: Basic Silk Screen Printing' workshop in August 2010. Participants learnt to use the silkscreen in an exciting non-traditional mode. Direct and indirect stencil techniques were explored using paper, wax, tape, talcum powder and other inexpensive and readily available improvisational media to create unique richly printed fabrics using fabric paints. Participants also employed the underlying principles of color theory and color mixing throughout the one-day program. Some prior experience using a silk screen was recommended for this class.

Group Photo at the Redcliffe Cultural Centre, Shillam Room.
Form left to right: Jill Burgess, Brenda Wood, Helen Forrest, Di Flint and Jeannie Henry.

Jeannie Henry (a) - Talcum powder silkscreen print on a multi hue printed background.

Jeannie Henry (b) - Talcum powder silkscreen prints overprinted with masking tape silkscreen prints using ombre print technique on a white background.

Jeannie Henry (c) - Direct imaging employing wax. Analogous colors printed on white background.

Jill Burgess (a) - Masking tape silkscreen prints overprinted on a multi hue printed background; side-by-side registration and alignment.

Jill Burgess (b) - Color, value and texture study creating multi hue silkscreen prints.

Jill Burgess (c) - Direct imaging using wax. Employing transparent and opaque paint colors printed on a dyed background.

Di Flint (a) - Talcum powder silkscreen print on a multi hue printed background.

Di Flint (b) - Negative space print overprinted with a talcum powder silkscreen print using ombre color print technique.

Di Flint (c) - Multi hue printed background overprinted with directly imaged wax prints in blue paint. Surface layer printed using talcum powder silkscreen prints.

Brenda Wood (a) - Direct imaging employing wax. Analogous colors printed on white background.

Brenda Wood (b) - Stenciled prints employing transparent and opaque paint colors on a multi hue printed background.

Brenda Wood (c) - Masking tape silkscreen prints overprinted on a batik printed background.

Helen Forrest (a) - Color, value and texture study creating multi hue silkscreen prints.

Helen Forrest (b) - Masking tape silkscreen prints overprinted on a dyed background. Registration aligned on all sides of each print.

Helen Forrest (c) - Talcum powder silkscreen prints using ombre print technique on a pale yellow background.

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