With its layers of paperboard, polyethylene, aluminum foil, Tetra Pak; offers not only an immediacy which other collagraph materials lack, but also a satisfying tactility when cutting, scoring, peeling and printing with this distinctive material.
In recycling milk, soup and custard cartons; exciting imaginative creative responses abound. The structure of the packaging can be the spark of an idea or integrated into a motif. Large prints can be created when collaging Tetra Pak plates together.
During this two-day introductory workshop into Tetra Pak collagraph print, the course tutor, Stephen Fowler, will facilitate the exploration of intaglio and relief print, a combination of the two processes, and the potential of mutli-plate printing. On day two there will be time to play, create and develop your own body of prints.
About: Stephen Fowler
Small press publications, rubber stamps and alternative printmaking are the focus of the course tutor, Stephen Fowler’s, practice. His zines and artists’ books are held in national collections such as Tate Britain and the Victoria & Albert Museum. Fowler has run collaborative and experiential workshops in drawing and printmaking at the Whitechapel Art Gallery, Birmingham Library, the V&A, Hayward Gallery’s Wide Open School, and Margate’s Turner Contemporary gallery. He is also a senior lecturer on Worcester University’s Illustration Degree Course. His book on Rubber Stamping, published by Laurence King is out now.
The course price includes all materials and catering.
Courses will be held at UWE Bristol. The course is limited to a maximum of 6 participants, please sign up early to secure your place.