Private Group Printmaking Art Workshops

COSTS
From $660 per half day for up to 8 people*^
From $880 per full day for up to 8 people*^
Materials fee: $0-$55 pp determined by what is to be covered in the workshop and group size.

WORKSHOP DURATION
– Half day – 1-3 hours
– Full day – 6 hours
– 2 day workshops – 2x 6 hours
Please allow venue/location access one hour either side for setup and packing up.

LOCATION
My place or yours?
Workshops can be held at my studio in Maleny (Sunshine Coast Hinterland, Qld), or I can travel to you.

*FINAL COST based on workshop location and travel costs.

^GROUP NUMBERS are negotiable. I can work with larger groups, depending on the nature of the workshop, materials and space available. Private Group workshops held in my studio are normally limited to a maximum of 6 people.

Are you an Arts or Crafts Group wanting to explore printmaking?

Are you an Artisan space looking to offer a workshop in an age-old craft with a contemporary twist?

Or do you have a group of friends, family or work colleagues, wanting to get together to share a creative experience?

Private group art workshops are a great way to spend time with people you know, bouncing creative ideas around, and encouraging each other.

I can bring the workshop to you, or your can bring your group to my studio.

I am passionate about printmaking and love to share my skills. I work to create a relaxed and fun environment; a safe space for you and your friends to connect with their creativity and create while learning new skills.

My Private Group printmaking workshops are suitable for creative-minded people from beginner to intermediate skill levels.

Which Workshop?

AT MY STUDIO: I can run any of my printmaking workshops for private groups from my own studio; and can provide all tools and materials needed for each workshop.

AT YOUR LOCATION: If you would like me to travel to your location, any workshops is possible, depending on your location and group numbers. Etching and eco-printing workshops are the most restrictive given the nature of the equipment used, so this will need to be discussed before finalising any booking. I am able to provide tools and materials if needed, or can work with resources at your facility if preferred.

An objective of all of my workshops is to share my skills and impart knowledge and information so you can continue to explore and develop your new-found skills in your own studio or home.

Materials

In most instances, tools and materials needed for workshops help in my studio will be supplied. A materials per person charge maybe applied to your booking. For tools and materials for workshops held at your location, I can supply some or all supplies and/or you can supply your own.

We will discuss materials prior to your private group workshop, and I will confirm what materials fee will apply.

You can read about the materials fee for my public workshops here. This will give you an idea of the sort of material inclusions, or what is needed for your workshop.

If the private group booking is at your location, it is assumed that your group will provide a safe venue to run the workshop, plus tables and chairs and access to water. This can be discussed further when you make your workshop enquiry.

School Groups & Children

SCHOOL GROUPS: I have worked with Year 11 Visual Art students as part of the new Senior Syllabus at several high schools in South East Queensland. My gelatin plate monoprinting workshop has been popular with schools, introducing an exciting experimental approach for students to explore. Contact me if you would like to discuss this further.

YOUNG CHILDREN: Private Group workshops in my personal studio are not suitable for children under 14 years of age. If you are a family group wanting to a private group workshop and you have younger children, please contact me to discuss further.

Safety

​Participants are advised to wear closed in shoes, and suitable clothing or apron that you do not mind getting ink on.  Inks and paint can set permanently on fabric.

In all workshops we use water based inks or paints, so wash up of tools and hands will use soap and water, not potent cleaning chemicals. If oil-based inks are used, we will discuss appropriate clean up of tools during the workshop. In some instances, chemicals are used for wash up of oil-based inks, as are non-toxic cleaning materials.

In some workshops we will use sharp tools. You will be given instruction on how to use the tools, and it will expected that you follow instruction and take care while using them.

Booking/Payment

Please contact me directly to enquire about availability, workshop options and discuss what it is you want to learn.

Full payment is required to secure your booking.

Payment of your workshop invoice assumes full acceptance of Workshop Term and Conditions.

Below is a selection of photos and feedback from private group workshops. You can see more photos from private group workshops here.

Hard Pressed Printmakers, Caloundra - Eco-printing on paper Group #2

  • "I had a great time. I loved Your wonderful friendly sharing of knowledge and great organisation. It was so informative and added bonus of all the written material to follow and keep for future reference."  Deb  ----  "Everyone of your workshops that I have attended are just fabulous. I learn so much. The information we receive is fantastic and we leave with so much creative energy. Such a fun, learning experience day. Such an excellent teacher. Thanks." Ellen  ----  "Kim is such a knowledgeable, talented, enthusiastic teacher. Her prep was so thorough and she passed on so much personal knowledge and experience to the group on the day while encouraging individual experimentation. The set up was amazing - so well organised - all materials easy to access. She is so generous with her time and sharing her knowledge and experience. A lovely spirit. thank you. Thanks to all the lovely ladies who were there on the day - all of whom were encouraging, helpful, enthusiastic and shared their knowledge with the group as well. It was a lovely day." Julie ---- "Another wonderful workshop with Kim. We learned so much and take that knowledge home with excellent notes and our special pieces of art. Always a very sociable and happy day. Thank you Kim" Jann "

    Hard Pressed Printmakers, Caloundra, Group 2
    Hard Pressed Printmakers, Caloundra, Group 2 Eco-printing on Paper

Hard Pressed Printmakers, Caloundra - Eco-printing on paper Group #1

  • "A thoroughly enjoyable day and such a wonderfully organised workshop involving 4 different methods of eco printing on paper with amazing results. Could not think of anything to improve such a wonderful and enjoyable learning experience. Thanks Kim, you are incredible!"  Barbi  ----  "Just loved the excellent results from the 4 different processes which were very well explained by Kim, an excellent tutor! It was a great learning experience. I loved seeing the varied colours and prints from the other participants. Also loved not having to source any items for the workshop as Kim provided papers, solutions and plant material. The chocolate cake was also very special." Sue  ----  "Kim was very well prepared and organised . Kim is amazing with her generosity of knowledge. I think I am addicted to Kim’s workshops!" Margaret  ----  "I especially loved the learning and sharing of our experience as a group.. Kim your knowledge and your enthusiasm for your craft is so infectious. You are very generous sharing so much of your learned experiences with us and this was so appreciated by all there. Your studio is well set up and the space is inviting and has a wonderful welcoming feel as soon at you enter. Congratulations on a well planned and run workshop. You did well to keep use on target and would love to participate in more of your workshops. A bit tired today but still buzzing with excitement and looking forward to the next step." Susan  ----  " I just want to say thank you again, it was great fun and I learnt a lot...although I had done a workshop on this subject before, this one was much more enjoyable, the venue, your tutoring style and the methods you shared were simple and very accesable....it really was most enjoyable and relaxing. I think the very best thing was how you had everything ready, the paper already soaking, the fabric (blankets) all cut up....nothing was difficult or hard...just heaps of fun." Val ---- "It was such a pleasure to be guided by Kim through her well organised workshop. Not having to source materials made for a great day with delicious chocolate cake an added bonus. I loved the varied results we all got- a super day, thanks Kim." Sue

    Hard Pressed Printmakers, Caloundra, Group 1
    Hard Pressed Printmakers, Caloundra, Group 1 Eco-printing on Paper

Nambour State College Yr 11 Cert III Visual Art Students - Gel Plate Monoprinting

Reddy Arts Textile Group - Linocut 101

Bundaberg friends on a weekend away - Print Your Own Christmas Cards (Linocut)

Ministry of Handmade 'Makers Escape 2021', Montville, Gelatin Plate Monoprinting

Buderim Winter School 2021, Sunshine Coast, Simply Folded Artist Books (and paper rusting)

Mah-jong Friends, Sunshine Coast, Gelatin Plate Monoprinting

  • "There was lots of very positive chatter about yesterday’s workshop and lots of envy from those who didn’t join us. Ingrid has already booked with you for later in the year. Kim you are a very generous and enormously talented tutor and your positive encouragement was much appreciated. Thank you from all of us." Jenny --- "Having never had an artistic flair I was worried I might have been out of my depth at the workshop. However, with Kim's enthusiasm and encouragement I was very pleased with my achievements. I found the process stimulating, rewarding and therapeutic and look forward to expanding my knowledge." Gloria  ---  "Just wanted to say a big thank you for sharing your talent with us today , I enjoyed the day and I am looking forward to continuing printing at home." Alison --- "Great experience. Highly recommended. Just learning something new and having different experiences is what life is all about. Treat yourself!" Julie

    Mah-jong Friends, Buderim, Sunshine Coast
    Mah-jong Friends, Buderim, Sunshine Coast Gelatin Plate Monoprinting

Buderim Craft Cottge, Fibre Art & Surface Design Group, Buderim - Cyanotype

  • "Many thanks Kim for such a lovely day. Your workshops are the best. Such a well informed and generous teacher. See you at the Winter school." Chris  ---  "Thank you for your inspiration and generosity of information yesterday, I really enjoyed the learining experience and meeting with you" Joy

    Buderim Craft Cottge, Fibre Art & Surface Design Group
    Buderim Craft Cottge, Fibre Art & Surface Design Group Cyanotype Workshop

Caloundra Rise Retirement Village, Caloundra - Gelatin Plate Monoprinting

Patty Beecham's "Have Lippy Will Travel Tours" - Gelatin Plate Monoprinting

  • "Thank you so much for the morning. I enjoyed it so much. I loved the feeling of being totally focussed and I am thrilled with my beginner art works." Maree --- "Best morning ever!" Helen

    Patty Beecham's
    Patty Beecham's "Have Lippy Will Travel Tours" Gelatin Plate Printing

Buderim Craft Cottge, Fibre Art & Surface Design Group 2 - Gelatin Plate Monoprinting

  • "A very personable approach. So generous with information and materials too. Many thanks Kim for a great workshop. A lovely relaxed and productive day!" Judy  ---  "I liked that you just showed the technique and we could just do our own thing and that there was no right or wrong print. Excellent workshop." Marilyn

    Gel Plate Monoprinting, Fibre Arts Group
    Gel Plate Monoprinting, Fibre Arts Group Buderim Craft Cottage

Buderim Craft Cottge, Fibre Art & Surface Design Group 1 - Gelatin Plate Monoprinting

  • We shared lunch afterwards and I thought you'd like to know that you received the loveliest compliments. Words like "professional, generous, amazing, inspirational and knows what she's doing" abounded. Everyone enjoyed the workshop and 3 hours was just right. We were also very impressed at how organised you are. Your gentle guidance and encouragement gave me so much confidence, and I especially loved the way you would tell us to detach from the outcome. I was so inspired that I did just that this morning on a frame of silk that will become scarves. That advice really freed me up to play without boundaries and this piece is unusual for me. ... abandoned playfulness.

    Roxanne, Buderim
    Roxanne, Buderim Private Group, Bunderim Craft Cottage
  • Kim is such a fantastic teacher. Very informative. Explains the subject so it is easy to understand. Very generous with all aspects of the workshop. Lots of fun. I came away, and I can say for all our group, with such energy and enthusiasm. Cannot wait to continue with all the knowledge from this second workshop that I have attended with Kim.

    Ellen, Hard Pressed Printmakers
    Ellen, Hard Pressed Printmakers Caloundra Arts Centre, Private Group

Caloundra Regional Gallery, Kyoto Hanga International Print Exhibition Workshop - Linoprinting 101

  • "I am not a beginner and yet I learnt so much. About using tools, mark making, sharpening tools, and doing a rubbing! Had never thought of that as a way to review progress. You are a great teacher, generous with your time and knowledge, patient, and passionate. Not precious about your knowledge and expertise like some teachers. It was great Kim. Thankyou." Julie    ---    "I hadn’t done Lino print for a long while, and after the workshop, I’m so hooked. And we also got lots of information for places to buy and places to visit for inspiration." Ellen --- "Love that Kim shared her knowledge of the Exhibition at the Gallery, and sharing her passion for her chosen Practice in the Art World. THE best workshop I have attended at the Gallery. Many, many thanks" Joan --- "I feel privileged to have been able to participate in the workshop." Margaret    ---    "Can’t wait for the next one!" Barbi    ---    "I had a great experience and look forward to developing my new skill." Sandy

    Linoprinting 101, Kyoto Hanga International Print Exhibition Workshop
    Linoprinting 101, Kyoto Hanga International Print Exhibition Workshop Caloundra Regional Art Gallery

All Hallows School Yr11 Students - Gelatin Plate Experimental Monoprinting

Buderim Craft Cottage, Winter School 2019 - Reduction Linocut Printing Basics

  • "So wonderful! 😊 Kim ran an amazing workshop."    ---     "This was a fantastic weekend. Thank you. Great job."    ---     "Fabulous weekend—relaxing and creative. Lovely friendly environment."    ---     Complements to the cook—lunches were delicious."    ---     "Most enjoyable."    ---     "Great 2-day workshop. Excellent tutor. Thank you."    ---     "Kim is a terrific tutor. She worked very hard throughout and imparted knowledge willingly. Kim fostered our curiosity and enthusiasm for the medium. Food was great!"    ---     "Thanks Kim, you rock!"

    Colour & Reduction Linocut, Winter School 2019
    Colour & Reduction Linocut, Winter School 2019 Buderim Craft Cottage, Private Group

House of Artisan, Gympie - Linoprinting 101

  • Kim was incredibly thorough with her teachings and she is a wealth of knowledge all things Print Making. She did not hold back any information when asked. Her passion for art is truly refreshing and contagious.

    Bambi Gosbell, House of Artisan, Gympie
    Bambi Gosbell, House of Artisan, Gympie Linoprinting 101, Private Group

Noosa Regional Gallery - Linoprinting 101

  • "Great feedback and tips encouraring and lovely atmosphere. Kim is a wealth of knowledge!" Kelly    ---    "Fast paced and focused. Great explanations and question answering. Lots of materials to play with" Christine    ---    "Excellent venue and easy parking. Kim is a great teacher and super organised. the workshop was well priced." Sarah    ---    "The teacher was excellent ........ Kim Herringe was very experienced and was very good at being able to pass on her knowledge to all her students . The setting at the gallery was perfect also and the staff there were very friendly and helpful." Jenni

    Noosa Regional Art Gallery
    Noosa Regional Art Gallery Linoprinting 101, Private Group

Buderim Craft Cottage - MMM Group - Gelatin Plate Printing

  • The Mixed Media Art group at the Buderim Cottage, of which I am leader, invited Kim to conduct two gel plate workshops in October. I found Kim to be professional, her workshop was very well planned and organised. In addition to being an excellent printmaker, she was able to impart her skills and enthusiasm with ease. Her workshops were successful and were universally enjoyed by everyone who attended.

    Gaye, Mixed Multi Media Group, Buderim Craft Cottage
    Gaye, Mixed Multi Media Group, Buderim Craft Cottage Gelatin Plate Monoprinting, Private Group

Caloundra Arts Centre - Expressive Art Group - Gelatin Plate Printing

Palmwoods Arts and Crafts Group - Linoprinting 101

  • Again I had the opportunity to attend one of Kim's lino printing workshops. She is unbelievable in the knowledge she has and is willing to pass on to you. Kim goes way beyond what would be expected of a tutor. I fully recommend her to anyone thinking of taking up a new art. Kim makes it so easy to learn. Thank you.

    Delia, Palmwoods Arts & Crafts Group
    Delia, Palmwoods Arts & Crafts Group Linoprinting 101, Private Group
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