GLOUCESTERSHIRE PRINTMAKING COOPERATIVE

WORKSHOPS & C ASSES

Sept 2010 - July 2011

The GPC (Gloucestershire Printmaking Co-operative) was founded in 2005. It is the only printmaking facility of its kind in Gloucestershire and its key aim is to promote Fine Art Printmaking and to encourage artists engaged in this medium.

We provide facilities for etching, lithography, screenprint, relief print, monoprint, drypoint and collagraphs in two well equipped studios at Griffin Mill.

A range of benefits is available to members, from participating in GPC exhibitions to receiving regular newsletters. Membership is available for key-holder to occasional user, with concessions for students and special membership opportunities for institutions.

The GPC also offer one to one or small group tuition with experienced and inspirational tutors

Sue Drennen .... Stone Litho, Monoprint, Etching

Christine Feke Neil Bousfield

.... Monoprints, Collograph + Photopolymer .... Relief (Iino & woodblock)

Chris Norman Screenprint

Tuula Joutsen Etching, Drypoint

Studio fadlities available for teachers! educational groups - call for details

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GPC, Unit 16(, Griffin Mill, London Rd Thrupp, Stroud, GL5 2AZ

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PLEASE RING OR EMAIL to confirm availability before booking.To book for courses complete form above & send together with a £50 deposit cheque for all booked courses to:

GPC, Unit 16c, Griffin Mill, London Rd, Thrupp, Stroud, GL5 2AZ Deposits are non-refundable, unless the GPC have to cancel the course. The balance should be paid 3 WEEKS before the start of the course. (These fees are non-refundable if you cancel within this period, unless we have a waiting list.)

COURSES COSTS

ALL COURSES MUST BE BOOKED WITH £50 DEPOSIT PER COURSE AT THE TIME OF BOOKING

WORKSHOPS

l-day workshop: £50 members, £55 non-members (+ materials)

2 day workshop: £100 members, £110 for non-members (+ materials) 4 day master workshop: £220 members! 250 non-members (+ materials) 5 day master workshop: £300 members, £330 non-members (+ materials) NOTES:

All courses are fees PLUS materials to be added - please enquire for likely costs.

2 courses for a discount of 5%, 3 courses - a discount of 10%. (Discount is not retroactive: , all courses to be booked together. the discount is taken off the balance of the final course taken.

COURSE 8 Sat/Sun 15th/16th Jan INTRODUCTION TO SCREENPRINTING

For beginners & experienced printmakers. Try various stencil techniques from simple paper stencils + painted filler images to photo stencil techniques. Using 2 or 3 colours you will master the basics of registration + paper and ink management. Learn to use the equipment within the GPC studios and how to get the best results. Bring reference for creating your images.

CHRIS NORMAN

COURSE 9 Sat/Sun 29th/30th Jan

CARBORUNDUM, COUAGRAPH& COLOUR TRICIA TORRINGTON

Come and brighten up a dreary winter with explosive colour printing. Using blocks of deep-hued carborundum on flat plates, with additional collagraph inserts, this course will help you create stunning textural prints. Tricia will show you methods of inking to achieve depths of velvety colour, using viscosity to allow overlays of colour on textured mllagraphs.

COURSE 10 Sat/Sun 12th/13th Feb PHOTOLITH OG RAPHY

A common c.ommercial process it is rarely used in fine art - a shame as it can be used in many exdting ways. Multiple layered images can be produced from drawings, photographs, etc. or drawn straight onto the plate. A cheap process it lends itself to experimentation. Paul has developed it to suit British materials and ways of working. Suitable for experienced printmakers or beginners.

PAUL MACK

COURSE 11 Sat/Sun 26th/27th Feb (end of school half-term hoi idays)

GUM ARABIC TRANSFER: 4 COLOUR SEPARATION

This weekend will show you how to split a full-colour image into component colour layers. Each layer is then printed using Justin's Gum Arabictransfertechnique. You will take homean editioned, fu II colour pri nt with the tonal qualities of a lithograph. For printmakers with experience, but Justin can also take beginners through a simpler tra nsfer process during th is cou rse.

JUsnN SANDERS

MINI IMPRESS FESTIVAL 2011

COURSE 12 Sat/Sun 5th/6th March

COMBINING LlNOPRINT AND ETCHING Masterclass Lino and etching are two very different mediums. Richard will demonstrate how he cuts lino, producing crisp, dean shapes and line. Using soft and hard ground, sugar lift and open bite a second plate is prepared. These two processes work together with colour overprinting. Students can use the most appropriate methods for individual design ideas, to produce rich and varied textures.

COURSE 13 Sat/Sun 26th/27th March COLLAGRAPH THROUGH DRAWING

CUTTING & SCULPTING PAPER Thiscourse isaimed at anyone wishingto develop their creative ideas through print All aspects of collagraphic plate production are coverecl,from techniques in drawing & rutting using a range ot tools through to application of textures & materials that help give this process its unique character. You will also learn about paper. inks & the machines involved in generating these exciting images. A full demonstration will be given & all tools will be provided.

RICHARD BAWDEN

CHARLES SHEARER

COURSE 14 Sat/Sun 2nd/3rd, and Fri/Sat 8th/9th April

BOOKBINDING IN LEATHER SUE CROSSLEY

First you'll make a leather-bound book using the limp vellum style. Then build on these skills to produce a case-bound album suitable for tipping in photos, drawing.s, or prints. We will examine different papers and leathers. Sue trained as a bookbinder and paper conservator, Book materials must be paid for in addition. You may book for half the course (2 days).

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SUE DRENNEN: STONE LITHOGRAPHY - DAY to be confirmed - choose from an afternoon or evening class This class offers the opportunity to learn the magical 200 year-old art of stone lithography, taking you through from stone preparation, drawing methods and materials, to lithographic processing and printing techniques. If you have experience, it offers the chance to continue to print in a well equipped studio.

CHRISTINE FELCE: PHOTO GRAVURE EVENING OR DAY COURSES· On a Monday or Thursday evening for a block of 5 sessions each term, 1 st block starting October 4th (7pm to 9.30pm) for a maximum of 6 people. Over 5 sessions learn how to make a photo-etching - work with a treasured photo, or experiment with using photographic images. You will learn how to expose, develop and print a plate, and Christine will guide you to experiment

with different ways of inking and presentation. Photo polymer plates will be provided by the tutor and need

to be paid for during the class. Contact GPC to arrange, or call Christine direct on 01453 884775 or email her on soundadvice@boltblue.com

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Take the Cirencester Road out of Stroud. Just beyond the sign for Thrupp turn in to Griffin Mill (You will see the Pegasus Artshop sign).

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