Course code: 800-001183

TAFE Statement in Open Studio Practice - Printmaking (Advanced)

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Overview About this course

Embrace creative freedom with this open studio course. Commit to completing a self-directed printmaking project and receive in-depth feedback from a teacher mentor. Work independently in a studio context while being part of an active arts community.

Outcomes What you'll gain

Learning outcomes

During this course you'll learn to:

  • Produce a body of work for professional development, an exhibition, a commission or a competition

  • Work with different printmaking techniques and applications, including etching, silk-screening or linocut

  • Use a range of printmaking mediums and technologies such as aquatint, collagraph and mono-printing

  • Explore a variety of subject matters and themes

  • Refine a particular skill or reset your printmaking practice with renewed creativity

  • Practice safe working methods in the print studio

Course outcomes

You'll leave this course with:

  • A body of visual work or portfolio

  • Experience using various techniques and materials for an enhanced printmaking skillset

  • Professional feedback on your creative practice and works of art

  • A surge in your creativity through working in an immersive studio environment

Suitability Is this course right for you?

Personal Interest

Explore a hobby in a fun and supportive environment

Entry requirements

Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • There are no entry requirements for this course.

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend you have:

  • Completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma in Visual Arts, or have relevant skills and experience

  • A consultation with the Head Teacher at your TAFE NSW campus to check your suitability to enrol in this course

  • A desire to collaborate in an open studio environment

  • A drive to progress your skills by receiving professional feedback

  • Your own printmaking materials, including etching plates, lino, printmaking tools, inks and paper (at a total cost of $100-$200)

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Where can this course take you?

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: printmaking tutor and technical assistant printmaking.

Study options

Pursue an interest or upskill in your chosen field with another course.

Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous work experience and study history. You may be able to use recognition of prior learning when applying for a course in the future. If you're successful, you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

Courses can be made up of a combination of core and specialty units.

Core units consist of the knowledge you'll need to build key skills for success in your field, industry or hobby.

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TAFE NSW Services Facilities and support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Read&Write literacy and study support software is available free for all TAFE NSW students to use while studying on campus and at home

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

  • Student associations – get social with our student community

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