Workshop

Printmaking with Gelatin Workshop

A fun and easy Saturday class with Angela Lalonde

Date: Apr 27 – Apr 27Space: Workshop

Join Angela Lalonde for 2 hours of fun, making prints with gelatin plates. This technique is easy to do, and no press is required. Once you have learned how to do it, you can carry on printing at home. Make cards, prints to frame or wrapping paper! Be inspired by nature, patterns or make stencils of your favourite animal to print. The options are endless.

Angela welcomes participants of any age over 14 – so parents, bring your teen for some creative, quality time together! You will be amazed at what you can make. This class promises to be full of action, vibrant and we guarantee you will go home with a pile of goodies.

HOW TO BOOK: Contact bookings@thecan.co.nz or call 06 835 9448 to reserve your place. Payment confirms your booking. Your place can be held for 48 hours to allow you time to pay online, or by cash/eftpos at the CAN front desk. We advise early booking to avoid disappointment as numbers are limited.

What is Gelatin Printing?

‘Gelatin printing is a form of monoprinting in which a gelatin slab is used as a printing `plate’ in conjunction with standard water soluble printing inks to create images. Very little pressure is required to make monoprints using this technique. No press is required’.

When: Saturday 27 April
Time: 10.30am – 12.30pm
Cost: $40
What to bring:
A gold coin for a cuppa!
Drawing materials and an apron.
All other materials are included in the course.

About Angela:

Angela Lalonde is a locally based artist/printmaker who originates from Canada. She has oodles of experience with teaching adults and children, and is full of energy with lots of creative ideas. Look out for her exhibition at the CAN during the month of May, and her accompanying Curator’s Talk.

Angela is best known for her technical skills and wide ranging use of media. Her work explores healing, pop art, nature and technology and the human relationship to architecture. Angela graduated from Alberta University of Art and Design (formerly Alberta College of Art & Design) in Canada in 2005 with a degree in Print Media specialising in Lithography and Intaglio. After finishing her degree Angela began teaching art classes to adults, children and teens around the world, including in New Zealand.

Angela has dabbled in many forms of art, specialising in mixed media. She is currently working on Gelatin Plate printing using acrylic paints and hand watercoloured lino cuts.

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