Thistle Hall Community gallery will transform into a print studio during the week of 7 - 13 November. Drop by during the week to try out various traditional and contemporary printmaking techniques. Across the week there will be discussions, demonstrations, workshops and the opportunity to visit local printmakers in their studios.
We have a whole lot of activities planned for you thanks to the generous support and enthusiasm of printmakers, volunteers and organisations.
The Print Museum are setting up for the week with a range of print equipment so you can print a business card and make a letterpress poster.
FabLab Wgtn will run a demo on making press-fit toys with a 3D printer and we will have the use of a 3D printer during the week.
Hutt Art Printmakers members will be available to help you try out different techniques. Maybe you'd like to screenprint a T-shirt with our logo, find out how to print without a press, make a drypint or a monoprint.
Wellington Rubber Stamp Co. have come to the party with some awesome stamps that you can use to make cards, wrapping paper etc...
Workshops - You can sign up for workshops if you want to spend some time on a particular technique with a printmaking tutor. These include stencilling, drypoint, embossing, relief and mono-printing. Ticket sales can be found here: http://www.dashtickets.co.nz/tour/880
Inverlochy will be running printmaking classes in their print studio during the week of Printmaking Emporium - please contact Inverlochy directly to sign up.
Studio Visits - On Saturday, 12 November, you can visit various print studios around the Wellington / Hutt region.