Simone Tippett is Union St Printmakers. She teaches printmaking classes and workshops at Stone & Quoin Studio at 6 Manton St Hindmarsh, as well as in a private classroom in Stepney. 

Techniques:

  • Low-toxic intaglio processes – drypoint, etching, monoprints/monotypes, collagraphs, chine colle, etc.

  • Relief processes – lino printing, woodcuts, wood engravings, collagraphs, embossing, photopolymer, Japanese woodblock, etc.

  • Stencilling & screen printing – DIY kitchen table techniques, screenprinting with hand cut stencils, screenprinting with drawing/masking fluid, screen monoprinting, UV screenprinting, beginners repeat pattern textile printing, etc.

  • Other print processes - waterless lithography, gelli printing, printing without a press, etc.


And coming soon to Stone & Quoin Studio in Hindmarsh:

  • Letterpress, book arts and zines.


To see examples of different kinds of prints, go to the Union St Print Pinterest page or the Union St Printmakers Facebook page (click Photos, Albums and then See All). 


Casual Classes

Casual Printmaking Classes
Suitable for beginners and experienced printmakers
Cost $40 per session (includes most equipment/materials)
Classes run February-December each year
Attendance is flexible and always by prior arrangement
Bookings can be changed up to 36 hrs prior to a class without incurring a fee

10 class discount: $35 per session
$350 total, paid in advance, for use within 10 months
Can be used to bring a friend along occasionally :)

Most Mondays (click for flyer)
   at Stone & Quoin Studio at 6 Manton St Hindmarsh
   2pm-5pm, various intaglio techniques (including etching)
   6pm-9pm, lino & relief techniques

Most Saturdays (click for flyer)
   in a private classroom in Stepney
   10am-1pm, various intaglio techniques
   1.30pm-4.30pm, lino & relief techniques

The casual printmaking classes are small, flexible and friendly. They are ideal for beginners, more experienced printmakers and experimenting with different techniques. Everyone has different interests and levels of skills, so it is no matter whether you are a beginner or more experienced. Classes are always booked in advance (weeks to months) and attendance confirmed 3 days prior. (Bookings can be changed up to 36 hrs prior to a class without incurring a fee.) The classes are flexible to complement busy lives.

Short blocks of Evening Classes are also available. You and your friends can reserve a block of evening classes, one night a week for several weeks, in a technique (or several techniques) of your choice. Minimum of 4 people, $50 per person. Tuesday to Friday nights available, 6-9pm at Stone & Quoin Studio in Hindmarsh. Bookings always in advance, pending studio availability.

Please email Simone for enquiries or to book a printmaking class.

Gift vouchers are available.

Please note: Union St Printmakers closes for regular classes Christmas through January each year. During this time, Simone editions prints on demand and hosts specialist workshops. Throughout, the information on this website (including information about future workshops) is updated daily and weekly.

The last casual classes for 2018 are Saturday 15 December in Stepney and Monday 17 December in Hindmarsh. And thank you for supporting us through a fabulous first year in our new Hindmarsh studio; it was a blast! … Merry Christmas!

PS, Each year, casual classes restart from the first Saturday and Monday in February … Saturday 2 February 2019 in Stepney and Monday 4 February 2019 in Hindmarsh.