Relief printing: stories and books

18oct10:00 am4:00 pmRelief printing: stories and booksEducator Workshop


(Sunday) 10:00 am - 4:00 pm AEST(GMT+10:00) View in my time


TAFE QLD Southbank Campus

66 Ernest Street, South Brisbane, QLD, 4101

Event Details

Learn relief printmaking techniques and how to create your own picture book. There is something remarkable about the process and the serendipitous marks made through printmaking that can be used to illustrate a story or be the catalyst for text.

Suitable for Educators, Primary Teachers as well as Teaching Artists, experienced arts educator Lee Fullarton explores a variety of relief print methods and how to create a collection of prints. You will:

– Learn multi-relief printing methods that can be used in classroom contexts.
– Undertake a process to storyboard, collage, and create narratives and illustrations.
– Create and take home a concertina style picture book.

Participants to Bring:

– Inspiration in the form of stories, narratives and text
– Relief object for printing
– Lunch or snacks – there are several food establishments within walking distance of the venue if preferred.

Additional Information


Lee FullARTon is a practicing artist and a teaching artist. After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts from Queensland College of Art, she undertook postgraduate studies that combined arts practice with art therapy and art education for children. This led to a career and a practice that is deeply connected to making art with and for children and adults in schools, galleries and museums. Lee is the recipient of several awards that recognise her contributions to art, education and culture in Queensland. In 2002 she founded Primary Arts Network Ipswich, supporting children’s engagement and teacher education in The Arts.


Since 1991 Lee has undertaken regular and extensive travels across Asia, the influences and connections are significant in her work. Lee also undertook and extended Artist in Residence at Sanskriti Kendra New Delhi India. Lee’s current project takes her to Bagru in India working on her picture book titled “Mr Chippa the Woodcarver of Bagru”.