Sunday, 29 January 2012

Monoprint making course with Kate Downie

Fife Dunfermline Printmakers Workshop Schedule 
Monoprinting Masterclasses
Saturday 11th and 18th February 2012

Masterclasses in monoprinting  10.00am – 4.00pm.

FDPW are pleased to be able to offer a two day course in monoprint making,  by renowned artist/printmaker Kate Downie from Edinburgh, who returns with her own special, creativity and enthusiasm to our workshop.
Please see this LINK for photos from the most recent workshop taught by Kate at FDPW
 Her unique vision, energy and expertise will provide two days of memorable printmaking!  She will also be sharing some insight gained from her recent visit to China.

The two masterclasses will introduce you to the special joys of monoprinting in our Dunfermline workshop.  You will also come to appreciate the practical aspects of working with others in our artist led workshop and feel comfortable working in the space.
If you are already familiar with some monoprinting techniques, these two days will provide new and stimulating ways to print as you are introduced to a variety of techniques, some old and some new.
Monoprints:  A “painterly” immediate print medium combining drawing, painting and printmaking to produce unique images.
Cost: £80  (£10 discount for workshop members) £90 (non members) To secure a place you must pay your fee in advance
The cost includes materials, use of presses and tools, inks, cleaning fluids, and paper.
Places will be limited to 8 so reserve your place now!!!!
To book your place please phone FDPW Secretary Aine Scannell (01383727873) or Email her at 
Please make payment by Monday 6th February  by cheque or cash to 

Fife (Dunfermline) Print Workshop, 
The Basement, 
Dell Farquharson Centre, 
Nethertown Broad Street, 
KY12 7DS

Link below to Kate Downie's portfolio website

Sunday, 8 January 2012

International Print Exchange, theme: MADONNA

Participate in an international print exchange

Theme: Artists are to present images about the Madonna, the Virgin Guadalupe, Mother Mary, Marian subjects, motherhood, nurturing, etc.
Eligible Media: Collograph, Digital/photographic-based, Intaglio, Letter press, Lithography, Monoprint, Relief, Serigraphy,  or any combination of these methods are accepted.

Paper Size:  8 x 11 inches (images may be any size, up to the edge of the total paper size) Please include glassine sheets (also 8 x 11 inches) between each image to assure no offset of images onto each other.

Edition Requirements: 15 prints, Signed and numbered (1/15, 2/15, 3/15...etc.)

Labelling Images: Write (in pencil) artist name, date, title, media on the back lower right corner of each print.

Participation fee: $20 US domestic/$25 international - outside of US. Make checks, money orders payable toTeresa Parker.
Mail Submissions to:
Teresa J. Parker
c/o Ochosi Editions,
P.O. Box 2996,
Glen Ellyn,
IL, 60138-2996

Postmark Deadline: May 1st, 2012
A random selection of  12 prints will be mailed to each participant  - early Summer 2012.
The prints will be exhibited at Benedictine University in Summer 2012, with other venues to follow.
*All prints must conform to the above listed guidelines, otherwise prints will be returned at the artist’s expense.    Ochosi Editions will  not  be responsible for prints lost in the mail, or in transit.

RSVP: Teresa J. Parker at by February 1st, 2012