Make Your Own Wrapping Paper with Emilie
Add a beautiful, personalized touch to your gift giving this season - come and have fun making your own wrapping paper! Try a festive design or something seasonal, or even just a favourite food or flower that you'll use all year round.
In this class, Emilie will teach you how to design and make your own rubber stamp, which you'll put to use straight away in class to print your own unique wrapping paper.
We welcome absolute beginners! All material supplied.
What will we cover?
This beginner’s painting class will:
- Cover an introduction to printmaking
- Learn tips on how to design for stamps and printmaking
- Illustrate and carve our own designs into stamps
- Use our stamps and coloured inks to print onto sheets of wrapping paper
- Wheelchair Accessible Venue
- Gender Neutral Bathrooms
- Early Bird Cheaper Tickets
- Quiet Spaces
- Auslan Interpreted Upon Request
Who will be teaching?
Emilie (she/her) is an artist and educator based
between Melbourne and Marseille (Fr), working across media with a focus
on community-based practice and education. She graduated from her PhD in
Fine Arts at the Victorian College of the Arts in 2020 and has been an
art resident at Testing Grounds (2020), Making Space (2021) and the
Comic Art Workshop (2021).
Emilie has exhibited her works at FortyFive Downstairs gallery, the
Abbotsford convent, No Vacancy Gallery, Arcade and George Patton
Gallery. In 2021, Emilie opened Couleur in Collingwood, a printmaking studio focusing on DIY, hand-prints, and experimental printmaking. Since 2023, Couleur Studio
has relocated in South of France.
Emilie is also a comic book artist
and her illustration has been published by the Lifted Brow and she
self-published her first graphic novel in 2018 with Tree Paper Comics in
Melbourne. In 2023 she is running Glow Comics Trails festival with
Laneway Learning, celebrating Melbourne's booming comics scene.
Photo: Artist's own work.
Other questions or accessibility requests? Just shoot an email to Maddy (she/her) at email@example.com.