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July 2018

Linocut Workshop presented by Mary Pulford

July 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bittondi Printmakers, Aberfoyle High School Campus ( next to Aberfoyle Hub Shops)
Aberfoyle Park, South Australia Australia
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The linocut is an enjoyable printmaking technique, lending itself to the production of striking images. Beginner participants will learn how to design a linocut, use the cutting tools safely, and print in relief

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October 2018

Artists Book Workshop presented by Mary Pulford

October 6, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bittondi Printmakers, Aberfoyle High School Campus ( next to Aberfoyle Hub Shops)
Aberfoyle Park, South Australia Australia
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This workshop will introduce participants to some basic book binding techniques, by creating mini books. Each participant will create folded book structures including x books and ox plough.

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Etching with Geoff Gibbons Pt 2

October 21, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 5:30 pm
$100

Maximum of 6 participants. Applications close Oct.15th.( You will be notified if this workshop does not proceed.) This workshop is designed as a follow up for those who have completed an Introduction to Etching workshop over recent years, or would like to extend their current skills in etching. Workshop Date: Sunday October 21st from 9.30 am – 4.30 pm. Topics to be covered include: - Sugar Lift White ground Tusche resist grounds Spit bite Scraping and burnishing A demonstration on…

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November 2018

Photo emulsion screen printing with Camilo Esparza

November 17, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
$140

This one-day-workshop will provide you with the basic elements of photo-emulsion-screen-printing and will introduce you to an economic way of transferring your own designs using the emulsion premix, a transparency, a halogen lamp and some basic home items. Each participant will transfer a design of their own to the emulsion coated screen using a transparency and a home-made exposure unit. Then, several prints will be made using different colours and surfaces. Each participant will walk away with at least four…

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March 2019

An introduction to etching with Geoff Gibbons

March 17 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
$80

AN INTRODUCTION TO ETCHING Geoff Gibbons An introduction to etching based on a two-day workshop at the BittondiPrintmakers Association Inc Workshop at Aberfoyle Park. Sunday 17th March. 9.30 a.m. – 4.15 p.m. and Sunday 24th March 9.30 a.m. – 4.15 p.m. The workshop will cover a range of etching and printing techniques using copper etching plates.  Processes to be covered include:- • preparing copper plates for etching • selection of images, interpreting line and tone via etching processes • Applying…

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April 2019

Uses for handmade Nepalese paper (Lokta) in Printmaking and other media.

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bittondi Printmakers, Aberfoyle High School Campus ( next to Aberfoyle Hub Shops)
Aberfoyle Park, South Australia Australia
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Nepalese paper is unique in its appearance and its qualities, textured or smooth, heavy or light.  In this workshop we will explore its uses making prints, stencils, monotypes etc. Lokta paper will be provided to workshop participants. Only a couple of places left!  Kiki Smith made some amazing prints on banners of this paper.  It has beautiful properties and printmaker Ragini Upadhayay from Kathmandu will teach you her methods. Date: Sunday April 13 Presenter: Ragini Upadhyay Grela Cost:  $80 ($100 for non members)…

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August 2019

‘INKED’ – Bittondi’s 10th Anniversary Exhibition

August 2 @ 10:00 am - September 2 @ 4:00 pm

We are excited to announce that we have a very special SALA event - an exhibition celebrating Bittondi Printmakers' tenth anniversary! The show opens at Port Noarlunga Arts Centre at 6pm on August 2 and continues daily (see opening times) until September 2.

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October 2019

4 Plate, Spit Bite, Color Etching Workshop with Stephen Lawlor

October 1 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Bittondi Printmakers, Aberfoyle High School Campus ( next to Aberfoyle Hub Shops)
Aberfoyle Park, South Australia Australia
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  This 3 day workshop will focus on allowing participants to adapt their existing practice from single plate etching to multi coloured images. The following aspects will be covered: How to transfer from the darkest (master) plate to the other 3 plates How to separate colours and divide between the plates in order to build up a rich layering of colours that work together in unison for richness, density and a vibrant result. More specific technical aspects such as registration,…

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Color Etching workshop with Stephen Lawlor Pt 2

October 2 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Bittondi Printmakers, Aberfoyle High School Campus ( next to Aberfoyle Hub Shops)
Aberfoyle Park, South Australia Australia
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Color Etching workshop with Stephen Lawlor Pt 3

October 3 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Bittondi Printmakers, Aberfoyle High School Campus ( next to Aberfoyle Hub Shops)
Aberfoyle Park, South Australia Australia
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