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Paper Dreams


Tutor: Jill Talbot

Discover unpredictable magic as you create spontaneous and joyful printmaking outcomes!

Spend a fabulous day with artist Jill Talbot exploring the many aspects of mono printing, simple stencil work, collage and relief printmaking and create a body of work which includes a large mixed media artwork reflecting all processes you have learnt throughout the day.


In this workshop participants will

Begin with an exploration of monoprinting.
Create textures, shapes and line that are impossible to express with other mediums.
Learn the differences between age old practices such as relief and intaglio printing.
Produce stencil images to add to your compositions.
Make a small collagraph block to add decorative patterns.
Combine techniques with other processes learned throughout the day.


At the end of the workshop, students will have made a monoprinted portrait, either a self portrait, a friend/family member or a pet. Produced a “limited edition” relief print of a native animal or bird. and created a larger, more complex work of bold beauty!


All Material and catering cost is included in the ticket price.

Participants can bring their own apron, and should bring a photograph of a person or pet.




About the Artist

Jill Talbot holds a Bachelor of Education (Vis Arts, Hons) from Melbourne University and is a practicing artist and printmaker. Over the past two decades she has worked in the education sector throughout the Shoalhaven and Illawarra, employed by TAFE Outreach, The Bundanon Trust and Big Fat Smile, and her work can be found in regional and private collections throughout Australia.

In recent years, Jill has developed and facilitated a number of large Shoalhaven community arts projects, was a finalist in the Portia Geach Memorial Award 2014 and 2019 and semi-finalist the Doug Moran Portrait Prize in 2015, 2016 and 2018. Her work “Three Hands Good” won the Shoalhaven International Women’s Day Art Prize 2017. In 2019 she was a Finalist in the Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Award in the Emerging Artist category.

Jill has delivered Professional Development training for Early Childhood Educators, is a regular conference speaker and is the author of a resource book for educators titled “Joy & Mess”.

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The day will be fully catered for by 'Dekiahs' with scrumptious treats with coffee/tea
and a sit down vegetarian lunch.



Please contact event organiser about any dietary requirements
and other information
or 04 68725 409