Mixographia & Collagraphs
Two days: Tuesday 5 March & Wednesday 6 March
|10am to 4pm on both days||The Art Folly,
24 Coghill Street, Whitianga
Mixographia and Collagraphs
This workshop conducted by well-known Coromandel artist Paula McNeill will be a fascinating and exciting experience. Embark on a three dimensional artistic printing process which can incorporate the basic qualities of etching, woodcutting,
No longer tied to traditional graphic technology the process is to encourage the adventurous to explore and excite in the freedom of using materials familiar and not so familiar, with the mystery and excitement revealed in the final steps of this process.
This workshop is suitable for artists looking to explore and create from a different direction. Painters, carvers, sculptors,
You will be provided with printing inks, wood blocks, carving tools, handmade paper, and other assorted materials for collagraphs.
Paula is known and respected for her work with colour, expressionism and her approach to cubism. Working in all mediums, she surprises the viewer with the diverse use of subject matter, colour and approach to modernism. An award winning artist of some distinction, Paula allows the viewer to enjoy their 'journey' through the many aspects of her work, delighting in the direction in which it takes them. Her preferred artists are from the European, Polish and Russian schools, which she visits and studies on a regular basis.
Trained in sign-writing, illustration, display and marketing, Paula studied painting and associated art forms over a period of years in New Zealand, Australia and Europe.
Paula's works have won numerous awards which include first place in the New Zealand Lion Brewery Art Awards three times, first place in MAA Awards, MBAE Michael Smither Selected Artist Award and the Waikato Display Artist Award. She has had numerous group and individual shows over her 40 year career, with works in major collections here in New Zealand and internationally.