In this workshop you will learn how to create excellent image transfers from a paper matrix. Solvent Transfer relies on the separation of water and oil and the printing plate is standard copy paper!
The capabilities of the copy machine will be explored by using drawings, photographs, and sketchbook imagery to create your paper plate. The toner can be released onto paper, wood, smooth fabrics, or metal plates, for starters. Learn how to apply these techniques with an etching press and methods for application by hand.
Please contact instructor regarding any sensitivities to mineral turps, acetone, eucalyptus oil, or xylene, which may be used in small quantities during the workshop.
ABOUT GREY HAND PRESS
Grey Hand Press is a print studio based in Brisbane’s north side, which specialises in publishing fine art prints and collaborative printmaking. Collaborative printing practice allows artists to produce images in specific print mediums by working with highly skilled master printers. Grey Hand Press was founded by artists Chris Hagen and Claudia Husband.
All editions are hand-printed on our presses and produced using the highest quality materials available. Grey Hand Press specialises in lithography (stone and aluminium), book arts (all binding and format types) and intaglio printmaking (etching, aquatint, drypoint, mezzotint).
- How to transfer images from toner-based prints onto paper and wood surfaces
- A range of transfer imagery to choose from
- One on one advice from a highly trained printmaker
- A folio of prints made by you!
- (Optional) Your own imagery you want to use in your transfer print. Must be a print out from a toner printer (not inkjet) ie photocopier, toner printer.
- Transfer imagery must be A5 size or smaller, and text must be flipped in order to print correctly :-)
- BYO Wine or other Drinkies! We have glasses :)
Anybody wanting to learn a simple and accessible method of printmaking!
Vendor since 2014
Work-Shop is a creative concept that will broaden your horizons and help you unleash your inner awesome. We provide affordable short courses in life skills and alternative art. We’ve teamed up with Australia’s brightest creative minds to share their knowledge and help teach you a new skill.
From printmaking and stencil art through to music and gardening. From life skills and personal development through to blending tea and parkour, we offer a broad range of fun and creative short courses to suit our time poor lives. We will inspire you to pick up that pen, paintbrush, hammer or sewing machine and flick the switch that will kickstart a whole new way of life.
Locations: Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide & Fremantle
Work-Shop requires 48 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund or transfer. Refunds and transfers will not be processed if cancellation occurs within 48 hours of the event commencing. If you do miss this window, earn some extra karma points and give your ticket to one of your buddies. For cancellations prior to the 48 hour cut off, email email@example.com to organise a refund or transfer.
We’ll do our darndest to run all scheduled classes, however, let’s face it… sometimes shit happens! Most of our classes must have a minimum of 5 participants before we can put them on. In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund or credit.
Anyone partaking in any classes or coming to any events at Work-Shop or organised by Work-Shop must agree to these terms and conditions.
1.) LIABILITY WAIVER
- Any damage, loss or theft incurred to personal property property brought into Work-Shop’s premises.
- Any physical injuries sustained as a result of participating in any class or event organised by Work-Shop.
I agree to take on full responsibility for any damages, injuries and for physical and/or personal property, which I might incur whilst participating in classes and/or events organised by Work-Shop.
2.) PHOTO & VIDEO
I agree to give Work-Shop unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken at Work-Shop classes and events or on Work-Shop’s premises. (Don’t worry, we’ll only these use to show others how much of a rad time you’re having through social media, newsletters, blogs, website and general Work-Shop promo material)
Work-Shop requires 48 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund or transfer. If you miss this window, earn some extra karma points and give your ticket to one of your buddies. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to organise a refund.
We’ll do our darndest to run all scheduled classes. Most of our classes must have a minimum of 5 participants before we can put them on. In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund or credit.