An Introduction to Printmaking with artist Paul Bokslag
€75 - Materials provided. (Lunch not included)
Saturday 9th December, 10.30am - 4.30pm
Join us for this exciting opportunity to explore the use of various types of printmaking techniques including monoprinting, collograph, and blockprinting.
In this workshop you will explore different basic printmaking techniques, trialing, testing and learning from the various stages of printmaking.
This is a hands-on workshop in which you will be inspired to experiment with shapes and pattern making using geometric patterns and contemporary design to create your own patterns and prints.
Artist Paul Bokslag will guide you through the various printmaking processes and you will go home with your own prints on paper and new ideas.
No skills or experience necessary, all levels are catered for!
If you require any further information, please call 056 7761106
Paul Bokslag is a visual artist and designer from the Netherlands, based in Callan, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland. He was a co-founder of the inclusive KCAT Arts Centre. He is on the Butler Gallery artist panel and works as an an associate artist with Helium Arts and Workhouse Union. He was a recipient of the 2011 Healthway International Arts and Health Fellowship with DADAA in Fremantle, Western Australia.
Paul works across a range of media, from drawing, painting, printmaking, papercutting, photography and type design to sculpture and murals. He has completed large scale papercut installations, room filling tape drawings and twine sculptures spanning multiple floors for Birr Arts Festival, Kells Typetrail, Luan Gallery, Athlone; the National Design & Craft Gallery in Kilkenny; Facebook Offices, Dublin; Visual, Carlow; Kilkenny County Hall and Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin.
Paul is passionate about participative and inclusive arts practice. He enjoys being immersed in a creative process and is always looking forward to sharing that with others. He loves exploring the boundaries of papercutting and he has has developed processes to translate papercuts made with groups into collaborative murals, posters and animations.
Refunds are offered up to 72 hours in advance of an event. Please email [email protected] to cancel. A refund will be issued if the workshop is cancelled by Butler Gallery.