LINO CUT WORKSHOPS WITH NICOLA COWIE

Session Options:

  • Mon 14 June 9.30am-1.30pm | 4hrs extensive class | $145

  • Mini Class | 2.5hrs | $90 | request a class

Other date & times are available as long as we have at least 4 people.

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Join award winning printmaker Nicola Cowie for a linocut workshop.

This is a great workshop for beginners and practicing artists as Nicola guides you through the process of preparing an image for printing, carving your block and printing multiple artworks.


Whether you just want to enjoy being creative for a few hours, or you want to grow your creative practice, this workshop is for you. It gives you all the skills you need to create multiple prints from one plate without the use of a press or any expensive equipment so you can easily recreate the setup at home and continue the printmaking fun.

Mini Class Details:

Explore the fun of fabric printing in this 2.5 hours workshop. Develop your own design to be turned into a fabric stamp and learn how to create repeating patterns on fabric. 

You will be guided through the processes involved and leave with a gorgeous tea towel adorned with your own linocut design (if cakes aren't your thing feel free to bring along your own unique artwork to use) and the lino stamp which you make, can be endlessly reused on tshirts, aprons, totes bags, cards and paper. We will have additional blanks which you can purchase to create more items in class or continue the fun at home!

If you are interested in attending a mini class workshop, please email to request.

Extensive Class Details:

In this 4 hours workshop, we work with you through a step-by-step process:

  • Developing a drawing

  • Transferring your drawing to lino

  • Safe cutting and carving techniques

  • Ink mixing

  • An introduction to the best papers for handprinting

  • And the fun bit... printing multiples of your design, while exploring colour and papers!!

All materials will be supplied. 

BOOK:

Or book a private group class for your friends, family or colleagues.

Email hello@studiosubi.com.au to enquire or to request a your own class.

ABOUT YOUR TEACHER
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NICOLA COWIE  | ARTIST

Nicola gained her Honours Degree in Fine Art Printmaking from Gray’s School of Art, UK. Now living in WA, Nicola is inspired by our beautiful landscape and nature, and this has become the focus of her artistic work.

Nicola owns The Artists Nook in Guildford, a gallery and shop with Kat Ferguson. Together, they work as an artist team delivering workshops and public art throughout WA.

Nicola has exhibited throughout the UK, Australia and Indonesia and haswork in numerous private and public collections.

 

A little about her work, in Nicola’s own words…

“Living in Australia and South East Asia has influenced my work greatly. I am surrounded by such diverse and beautiful plants and wildlife and that appears increasingly in my work. My process is very organic and comes from sketches of things around me, which translate into drawings, paintings and prints.

In my printmaking practice, I work with wood and linoleum plates carving them with specialist tools before inking them up with a roller and putting them through a press to get the ink onto the paper. The marks the tools make on the block are unique to the practice. It is a thrill to pull a print as there are always unexpected marks natural to that material.

I look forward to seeing you in this workshop at Studio Subi.”

TERMS & CONDITIONS

Please note that once booked, tickets are non-rufundable. You may however transfer your ticket to another paticiapant. Should a workshop be cancelled due to Covid restrictions your workshop will be rescheduled or you will be given a 12 month credit to rebook when we reopen.

When arriving, attending and leaving the workshop, it is your responisibility to follow all safety precautions. Upon booking, you agree that you are fully responsible for your property and physical safety during the workshop. Studio Subi and your workshop teacher hold no personal liability or responsibility for any damage, loss or theft to personal property, or any physical injuries that occur during the workshop.