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Printmaking, Landscape and Spontaneity, by Danielle Creenaune



Monday, 23 July 2018 to Friday, 27 July 2018

Printmaking entails many innovative techniques and processes, some of which are to
be explored during this course. With the unique natural setting of Farrera, deep in the
Catalan Pyrenees as our backdrop, we will use the landscape as inspiration to create
images with a focus on expressive and spontaneous gesture. The course is designed
for those both with or without previous experience and visual artists in general who
want to expand and enrich their knowledge of new techniques.

This course will provide participants with an introduction to the following techniques:
Monotype – drawn, additive, subtractive, use of textures, stencilling, watercolour (new this year)
Additive Techniques – Carborundum and Collagraph

Participants will also gain understanding and experience of aspects directly related to
the printmaking process including:
• papers, materials, tools
• use of non-toxic inks
• printing by hand and using the press
• registration, care and handling of graphic works.

Centre d'Art i Natura offer residency space: rooms from €20 to €33. And the meals: breakfast €7, lunch €13, supper €15. Booking contact: or tel. +34 973622106
Danielle Creenaune
Australian born artist Danielle Creenaune completed a Bachelor and a Master of Art at the University of New South Wales, Sydney Australia, in 1997. She has lived abroad for the last 16 years, living in London for some years before moving to Barcelona in 2006 where she recently set up her own print workshop. Over the years she has undertaken residencies in Spain and Ireland and furthered her interest in lithography through undertaking a summer workshop the Tamarind Institute, USA. Her work has received awards and is held in public collections. Danielle has visited and worked in Farrera over the course of the last 16 years.
Mornings from 10h to 13:30h - Afternoons from 16h to 19:30h, First day Monday from 18h to 20h. Lenguage course: English, Catalan and Spanish indistinctly.
Matriculation fees: 
180€, including materials. Your inscription will be made by the transfer of the amount to Amics del Centre d'Art i Natura Bank Account: IBAN n. ES07 2100 0228 4102 0003 9939 - SWIFT n. CAIXESBBXXX (please put your name and "Print course")
Material and preparation: 
Materials required by participants: apron • a pair of rubber gloves for cleaning up • basic drawing materials – sketchbook/paper/pencils • found textures dried leaves, feathers, fabrics (optional)