School holidays lino printing for teens workshop

In this hands-on workshop, led by visual artist Leon Fernandes, teens aged 13 to 16 will learn the art of printmaking.

Image: Supplied
© Leon Fernandes

Ages: 13-16 years

In this new workshop, teens aged 13-16 years will learn the art of lino making, led by visual artist Leon Fernandes.

Inspired by Uncle Badger Bates' work displayed in the new Barka exhibition, creative minds will learn how to create monoprints or layered prints and use unique materials to etch drawings into lino.

Young artists will engage sequencing and planning skills as they build on their artwork with layering techniques, and discover the magic of their creation, from carving, to pulling ink to seeing their artwork unfold.

Note: Please bring or wear an old shirt that you’re okay with getting paint on.

Please refer to the AM's refund policy here. Discounted Members tickets will be verified with Members registered for Family Membership benefits. Members Benefits are for registered Members only (kids and /or adults).

If using a Creative Kids Voucher, please choose your course carefully as once your voucher has been redeemed the value cannot be recovered if your child, for any reason, does not participate in the course. Please refer to the Service NSW website for the terms and conditions for Creative Kids Vouchers.

Leon Fernandes

Leon Fernandes artist and teacher from Newtown, Sydney
Leon Fernandes artist and teacher from Newtown, Sydney. Image: Supplied
© Leon Fernandes

Leon Fernandes is an artist and teacher from Newtown, Sydney, who has exhibited in over a dozen solo exhibitions, twenty group exhibitions and a large commission for the National Gallery of Victoria. He has a long-standing love affair with the hilly landscapes in Bundjalung Country, Northern NSW, as well as bees and ibises. He works across a variety of media, including embroidery, painting, printmaking and murals. You can see more of his work at

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