26 April 2024

Gelli Printing: Make an Artist Book 6-Week Masterclass at Tuggeranong Arts Centre

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Tuggeranong Arts Centre Gelli Printing

Jo Hollier, Collection of Gel Papers (2023). Photo: Jo Hollier

This workshop is an opportunity for you to tune in to your creative side, to achieve a sense of wellbeing and gather tips and inspiration for your future arts practice.

Research individual themes then fold and glue an artist book. Each page will be filled with inspiration using the techniques explored.

Create monoprint backgrounds and collage elements using a gel plate, acrylic paints and inks. In the process discover the creative possibilities of Gel plate printing and combine prints with mixed media and collage to be included in the final piece. With Jo Hollier’s encouraging tutelage, surprise yourself with your completed artists book project to keep and show off.

About the Artist

Jo Hollier is an Australian artist and printmaker who works from her studio on the outskirts of Canberra, ACT. Her joyful works reflect a deep respect for the natural world interpreted and influenced by a love of colour, texture and design. Jo Hollier’s work has been widely exhibited both within Australia and Internationally, through 19 solo and numerous group and selected exhibitions. Jo also was the recipient of the Canberra’s Critics Circle award for Visual arts in 2013 and the Tall Foundation Inaugural Art prize for 3D work in 2015

The Details

What: 6-week gelli printing masterclass with Jo Hollier
Tuesdays, 6 – 8pm, 14 May – 18 June 2024
Where: Tuggeranong Arts Centre
Cost: $250 for the 6-weeks. Book now

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