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Mono Print & Drawing Workshop with Margot Quinn

Sat 5th January

Mono print workshop for adults with Margot Quinn

Artist Margot Quinn will help  you create your own drawings and mono prints in response to Ursula Burke's exhibition The Precariats

Some of the techiniques that Margot will show you -

Photocopy transfer: monoprint technique using photocopies to create prints whereby the photocopied image is soaked in water then removed and dabbed with oil based ink. The ink adheres only to the images . A clean sheet is pressed on top and peeled away to produce the transfer print.
Transfer drawing: Inking up the plate;placing a clean sheet of paper on top and drawing on the back.
Masking: Inking plate and masking off areas with torn or cut out paper shapes.
Reduction: Inking up and removing some areas with brushes, rags etc to create images.
Prints can also be made by painting directly onto the plate and pressing the paper on top.

Participants should bring a couple of black and white photocopies and some drawings or other visuals to work from.

Margot Quinn is an Irish visual artist based in Carrick on Shannon. She attended Cass School of Art, London Metropoliton University and received a BA(Hons) Fine Art in 1995. She has exhibited work in several group shows in Ireland and the UK and has had nine solo exhibitions. Her work is represented in many private and public collections.