Master old and new publishing techniques. Feel the quality of classic letterpress, lithograph and screen-printing, and embrace digital innovations ...
Learn the rare art of lithography in this basic course. Receive specialised guidance on how to make a lithographic print. Gain skills in grinding a stone, drawing an image in lithographic ink, processing the stone and preparing it for print.
Gain practical experience in printing models to take home. Familiarise yourself with 3D modelling software such as TinkCad and Fusion360. Investigate models online, experiment with modifying and customising files and learn how to set up for printing.
Collaborate with other printmakers in an immersive studio environment that encourages creativity, expert feedback and highlights areas for future development. Set your own goals and direction as detailed in your design brief proposal.
Explore artistic screen printing and learn to translate an idea from a sketch to a sellable product. Craft unique textile merchandise on t-shirts and tote bags that you can sell online or at local markets.
Develop a strong foundation to launch your career in printing as you work with a variety of media – like paper, graphic media, 2D and 3D prototypes. Be challenged to use your creativity to exceed clients’ expectations and provide professional advice.
Kick-start your career as a trade qualified lithographic printer in one of the largest industries in the Australian manufacturing sector. Learn to operate a wide variety of machinery and create high quality printed material and products.
Launch your career as a digital printing specialist. Prepare and upload files on specialised digital printing equipment. Use Adobe CC, monitor and operate RIP software and peripheral equipment. Apply solutions to a defined range of problems.