Programme

Masterclasses

13 Jul 2019 - 14 Jul 2019

MONOTYPE

The unique and painterly printmaking with master printer Jillian Ross, Printers Kim-Lee Loggenberg and Roxy Kaczmarek

Saturday

11am - 2pm (first floor)

Places are limited and tickets will be avaiable for pre-purchase on Webtickets HERE

 

During this workshop the David Krut Workshop team will provide an introduction to different water-based monotype techniques.We will start by explaining what a monotype is, how it differs to the mono-print and show examples made by local artists at the David Krut Workshop. The team will then demonstrate mark making and masking with water-based inks, water-based drawing materials used for line work and pieces of paper used for chine-collé.

Each participant will walk away with two or three (38 x 26cm) of their own monotype prints.

We supply: ink, brushes, rollers, papers and the press

You bring: reference material, an apron and enthusiasm!

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 LINOCUT

Relief printmaking workshop with master printer Jillian Ross, Printers Chad Cordeiro and Sarah Hunkin

Sunday 

11am - 2pm (first floor)

Places are limited and tickets will be avaiable for pre-purchase on Webtickets HERE

 

During this workshop the David Krut Workshop team will provide an introduction to linocut carving and printing techniques. We will start by explaining what a linocut is and how relief printing works in comparison to intaglio printing. We will show examples made by local artists at the David Krut Workshop. The team will then demonstrate how to get your image onto the plate, different mark making and carving techniques into the linoleum and how to print using the printing press. A demo will also be given on how to print by hand at home without a press.

Each participant will walk away with a small edition of four (26cm x 19cm) prints

We supply: lino plates, ink, rollers, paper and the press

You bring: reference material, an apron and enthusiasm!

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FACILITATORS 

 

Jillian Ross

Ross is a Canadian-born collaborative Master Printer currently directing the David Krut Workshop. Specialising in intaglio techniques, Ross has collaborated with over 60 South African and international artists, including Deborah Bell William Kentridge Jürgan Partenheimer, Diane Victor Mongezi Ncaphayi, Faith47, Stephen Hobbs, and Senzo Shabangu.

Since 2003, Ross has taken up a number of apprenticeships with highly regarded Master Printers in the United States, Europe and South Africa, including Phil Sanders (Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop, New York), Jack Shirreff (107 Workshop, United Kingdom), Randy Hemminghaus (Galamander Press and Judith Brodsky Center, New York), and Doug Benett and James Miller (Lower Eastside Printshop, New York). This has placed her well for the development of younger artists careers through printmaking, for working with artists with strong international careers, and for pushing her practice beyond the conventional through cross-disciplinary projects. 

Ross has lectured at the Southern Graphics Printmaking Conference (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) and the Highpoint Centre for Printmaking (Minneapolis, Minnesota). Her collaborations are documented in various publications including Art in South Africa, Art in Print, Printmaking Today and Art on Paper.

 

Roxy Kaczmarek

Kaczmarek was born in the United Kingdom and grew up in Cape Town. She completed her Bachelor of Fine Art (Hons), majoring in printmaking, at the University of Cape Town in 2012. She worked at Warren Editions Print Studio as a printer and the studio manager until 2016. She is currently the assistant to the workshop manager Jillian Ross at the David Krut Workshop. 

Kaczmarek recently completed her Masters in Technology at the University of Johannesburg graduating cum laude. Her paintings and prints for the exhibition ‘Third Landscapes’ (2019) interrogates the intersection of plants and people within liminal spaces of the city. Attempting to break from traditional forms of printmaking, the work experiments with a combination of print and cement. By bringing attention to marginalised urban greenery in between the spaces controlled by humans as well as undisturbed natural areas, Kaczmarek brings into focus how city dwellers are informed by and in turn inform the urban landscape.

 

Kim-Lee Loggenberg

Loggenberg was born in Port Elizabeth in 1987. She received her Bachelor of Technology (Btech) in Fine and Applied Arts, majoring in printmaking, from the Tshwane University of Technology in 2010. She is currently a printer at David Krut Workshop, where she has worked since 2013. Loggenberg specialises in intaglio printing and takes a special interest in the application of chine collé and the creation and printing of water- and oil-based monotypes.

 

Chad Cordeiro

Cordeiro was born in Johannesburg in 1993. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts (BAFA) in Fine and Applied Arts, majoring in printmaking, from the University of the Witswatersrand. He is currently a printer at David Krut Workshop, where he has worked since 2013. Cordeiro specialises in relief printing. He is also one of the three founding members of the print workshop Danger Gevaar Ingozi.

 

Sarah Hunkin 

Hunkin is an emerging artist/printmaker, born and resides in Johannesburg, South Africa. She recently finished her 4th year of a BA Fine Arts degree at the University of Witwatersrand and is majoring in Linocut Printmaking and currently works as a studio assistant and archivist at the David Krut Workshop. Her interests lie in the broader city of Johannesburg, interrogating her positionality in and around the city as well as different aspects of the city including its buildings and the surroundings. Linocut printmaking, her preferred medium allows for a particular type of mark making, her prints challenge the mundane style of carving and explore more fluid mark making. Her process is also an integral part to her practice.