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troublemag | April 2, 2020

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Castlemaine Press

 

CASTLEMAINE PRESS @ ARTS OPEN
March 7,8,9 & 14,15

Join us at the Castlemaine Press studio for printmaking demonstrations, prints on show and more!

 

CYANOTYPE WORKSHOP with printmaker Melissa Proposch

2 consecutive Sundays, 19 & 26 April, 10am-3pm
$220 plus $45 materials

The original blueprints, cyanotypes, are made with a photographic print process that produces a cyan blue image. Cyanotype is a non-toxic printmaking process and considered one of oldest alternative photographic processes. In this 2 day workshop, create multiple, original cyanotype prints using a range of techniques and approaches:

• working with photosensitive emulsions and UV light
• making photograms
• working with positives and negatives
• hand-made negatives, stencils and readymades

Register on eventbrite
Enquiries castlemainepress@gmail.com

 

THE SATURDAY SESSIONS

Saturday afternoons at Castlemaine Press, 1pm-4pm
Term 1: February March 21
Term 2:May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, June 6, 13, 20
Artist: Melissa Proposch

This series of group studio sessions for Castlemaine Press members is ideal for beginner and intermediate printmakers looking to consolidate skills and broaden their technical range. Bring your own print projects to print at the studio and explore your print practice with guidance from an experienced printmaker. Refine core print studio skills such as setting press pressure for different media. Make prints in a deeply creative learning environment. Tuition includes discussions and demonstrations of a range of printing and platemaking techniques over the term

COST: $35 per session
Minimum booking 2 sessions per term ($70)
Basic studio materials included, participant provides all other materials.
Numbers limited.

Enquiries: castlemainepress@gmail.com

 

PRINT STUDIO FOR HIRE

Members with a good knowledge of printmaking techniques, competence to work by themselves and a proven familiarity with printmaking equipment and studio safety procedures are eligible to hire Castlemaine Press facilities. 

All members must complete a free induction session before they are eligible for unsupervised access. Make your studio bookings here.

 

GET INKY AND JOIN CASTLEMAINE PRESS AS A MEMBER …
If you’re not already a member, now is a great time to join!

Members enjoy voting rights, access to community workshop facilities for hire (conditions apply), member discounts and opportunities to participate in collective print practice such as print exchanges and member exhibitions. Not to mention opportunities to collaborate and network with printmakers!

Annual membership: Full membership $84, Concession $60, Friends $36.

If you would like to become a member of Castlemaine Press, click here to go to our website or contact us at castlemainepress@gmail.com