Welcome to Inverlochy Art School

Inverlochy Art School, in central Wellington, offers a fabulous range of highest quality part time art classes taught by a friendly and welcoming community of enthusiastic and talented practicing artists. 

We offer classes for kids and beginners, and ongoing progressive classes for advanced practitioners. Our classes are small and fees usually include all materials. We have a maximum student limit for each course, giving you the best tutor/student ratio possible.

We are located in the atmospheric, grade II listed, historic Inverlochy House in the Te Aro district of Wellington.

Please feel free to invite friends to enrol for a course; any social media exposure and sharing course details would be much appreciated and will help Inverlochy run more courses in the future. 

Inverlochy Art School 3 Inverlochy Place
Te Aro
New Zealand
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The Power and Beauty of Woodblock Printmaking - Summer School

Explore the exciting world of woodblock techniques and learn how to transfer your ideas into powerful and graphic relief print images. Basia will introduce you to a range of different woodcut methods with time to develop your individual print project to completion. Students will be instructed how to transfer their drawings to woodblock, carving techniques and how to sharpen your woodcutting tools. Mixing colour, application of ink to woodblock and how to transfer ink to paper using the traditional etching printing press with confidence in the print studio. Reduction woodcut methods, repeat pattern printing, multi-block colour and registration, collage, hand-colouring and embossing techniques will be demonstrated and discussed. Students to bring reference images,drawings and basic drawing materials including any woodcutting tools they may already own.

Most materials provided.

Suitable for all levels.

When: Monday - Friday, 14 - 18 January, 10am - 4pm (25 Hours, one hour lunch each day)
Programme: Summer School (January),
Subject: Printmaking,
Audience: Teenagers, Adults,
Tutor: Basia Smolniki,
Code: 191PRI0
Spaces left: 7

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Contact Us

Inverlochy Art School
3 Inverlochy Place
Te Aro, Wellington 6011
Phone 04 939 2177
Email manager@inverlochy.org.nz

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