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Skopelos
Another Skopelos workshop this year..this one cancelled!

Another Skopelos workshop this year..this one cancelled!

This year we offered three workshops on Skopelos. The first – Relief Printing – is with Dianne Fogwell and Steph Bolt; the second is a general printmaking fortnight with Basil Hall and Pam Boyer and the third, from June 27 – July 10 was a chance to learn Wood Engraving and do some more relief printing with...
Regular pin-up printmaker plays concertina book

Regular pin-up printmaker plays concertina book

Speaking of our annual workshops on the Greek island of Skopelos, Basil used a project Steph Bolt and he have often done with their groups there as a focus in Armidale recently too. The humble concertina book, containing examples of etchings by each of the participants, was a handsome production. Not only did everyone get a set of...
Another happy etcher

Another happy etcher

Val Lewis showing off a proof of her first etching (Val has done a relief printing course at our studio on Skopelos with Gaye Patterson and Steph Bolt), while another Skopelos veteran, Lizzie Horne works in the background. These two printmakers were part of Basil’s recent workshop at NERAM in Armidale, which once again coincided with...
Early Bird Bookings open for Skopelos Workshops in 2016

Early Bird Bookings open for Skopelos Workshops in 2016

We are about to announce our dates and tutors for Skopelos 2016! Already locked in are the dates for Basil’s workshop in June. He will offer another exciting etching and relief printing fortnight on this beautiful island from June 6-19.  The prices for next year have not yet been set, as we follow the mad...
An international exhibition to add to the CV!

An international exhibition to add to the CV!

At the conclusion of the Basil Hall Editions workshop on Skopelos this year, the participants mounted an impromptu exhibition in the studio. Although we don’t have public displays, visitors constantly drop in and we are happy to show them what workshop participants are able to do while they on the island. We have entertained Greek,...
Not all work during Skopelos Workshop!

Not all work during Skopelos Workshop!

Basil had his birthday during our first week on Skopelos and celebrated it at Apolefsi, one of BHE’s favourite dinner haunts. Someone let the cat out of the bag (and there are a lot of cats on Skopelos) and the band gave him a rousing rendition of something and a cake with a candle in...
Editioning on Skopelos

Editioning on Skopelos

Jane Skepper examines a proof in the Milos Studio, during Basil’s June-July workshop. In the foreground, four beautiful Greek churches (colour etchings by Cathy Blake) go under the drying boards. Each of the participants in this workshop, and Basil himself, have made a small edition which was shared amongst the group.
Fabulous Skopelos. BHE Printmaking Workshop 2015

Fabulous Skopelos. BHE Printmaking Workshop 2015

The Milos printmaking studio on Skopelos has been buzzing for the last two months! First there was a workshop run by Melbourne artists Gaye Patterson and Steph Bolt in May-June and, more recently, one by Basil from June 29 until July 12. We have also hosted an artist residency by Sydney mixed media artist, Michele...
Still a couple of places left in the June Skopelos Workshop!

Still a couple of places left in the June Skopelos Workshop!

Canberra artist, Sasha Nixon, sketching in a small Skopeliti museum during our 2013 printmaking workshops on this beautiful Greek island. Basil and Steph Bolt take groups there every year to make prints in our studio there and explore the village and surrounding farmland. We are all set to run our workshop this year from June...
Skopelos Workshop 2017 almost full

Skopelos Workshop 2017 almost full

This year we are offering a double header in September! TWO tutors for the price of one: David Frazer and Basil will run a fortnight of printmaking in beautiful Skopelos from Sept 4-17. It will be Autumn and shoulder season, which means prices are good, it’s not too hot and the island will have quietened...
International Printmaking Workshops 2015

International Printmaking Workshops 2015

Can you imagine yourself sitting in an idyllic spot like this (an olive grove on a hillside on Skopelos Island, Greece) drawing, painting or scratching on a copper etching plate? Felicity was part of the group in 2013 and is seen here doing just that. We took our groups out into the countryside to gather...
Greek Residencies & Print Workshops

Greek Residencies & Print Workshops

If you are into Art & Adventure, you might consider a residency in our Milos Studio on Skopelos Island in 2015. The studio has two etching presses, a drying rack and facilities for the making of linocuts and woodcuts, collagraphs and etchings. The well-lit space overlooking the Aegean is also suitable for visual artists in...