Block printing workshop (Holiday program 8-12 years old)

Next Available: 03 Oct 1:30PM
3.0 hours


In this three workshop students will be introduced to basics of printmaking using printing foam which requires no carving, but can produce the same effects as a lino carved print. They begin by creating the block pressing lines and shapes into the special foam surface using embossing tools, then ink using a roller and print their piece to create a unique one of masterpiece, which will then be mounted into a frame. Depending on how quickly they work a second block can be created. Suitable for all skill levels, drawing ability needed. All materials provided

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Class Schedule

What you will learn
  • How to transfer their drawing onto printing foam.
  • How to produce the block by pressing lines and shapes into the special foam surface.
  • How to ink using a roller and print their piece to create an unique one of masterpiece
What you will get
  • A completed framed print, printing block and sample prints.

What to bring
  • Just yourself.
What to wear

Casual, warning it might get messy. Aprons provided.

Appropriate for

Children 8-12 years old


Jewellery Making Classes

Vendor sincce 2014

Anna is recognised as one of Australia leading costume jewellery designers. Her work is regularly represented in fashion and bridal publications and parades including Fashion Week. Anna has many commissions from film and theatre companies and has also participated in many group exhibitions. See Anna's work on Instagram @elysiancreations @jewellerymakingclasses 

Her design interests have extended from costume to other areas including lead lighting, mosaic, sculpture, printing and fine art techniques, millinery, and metal and theatrical costumes. She also works as a freelance stylist for bridal and fashion photo shoots.

During the last twenty years of running her costume jewellery label 'Elysian Creations' she has trained many staff how to craft and assemble costume jewellery, bridal millinery and costumes, and extended this ten years ago to teaching children and adults how to make jewellery and art and craft creations.

After many years of working in the fashion industry and becoming a mother of two, Anna's passion for teaching and sharing her extensive knowledge in jewellery making and art and craft techniques has grown from teaching at schools to running classes and workshops at her own studio in Melbourne’s inner west. 

She believes everyone has the ability to be creative and with positive encouragement can produce beautiful artwork. She also believes creativity has a calming effect on children and builds confidence through a sense of achievement, she loves inspiring children to push the boundaries of what they think they are capable of to send them to next level.

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