Introduction to Collagraph

July 7-9, 2015, 10-5
Collagraph is a versatile plate-making process that offers a wide range of creative freedom in developing rich tones and dimensional surfaces within one’s prints. This workshop will focus on exploring the endless textural possibilities of collagraphic image building.

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Certificate in Green Printmaking: Intaglio

July 11-31, 2015, 10-5 daily with open studio time until 10 PM
After fifteen years of research and practice in safer intaglio, Zea Mays Printmaking is offering an intensive summer Certificate Program to train printmakers in the latest, best practices in safer intaglio. The Green Printmaking Certificate: Intaglio consolidates our knowledge about etching and photopolymer intaglio into an intensive 3-week training program.

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Color Meets Line: Monotype and Drypoint

Monday-Thursday, August 3-6, 2015, 10-5
Combine the painterly freedom of monotype with the juicy line of drypoint in this exploration of a wide range of printerly mark making.

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Improvisation with Monotype and Collage

Tuesday & Wednesday, August 11-12, 2015, 10-5
Play and improvise in this workshop as a means to generate ideas, expand visual vocabulary and put to use accumulated printed material. This workshop will provide guided experiences in a variety of monotype techniques including transfer drawing, color layering, and color mixing for printed textures.

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Exploring Woodcut and Color: Reduction and More

Friday - Sunday, August 14-16, 2015, 10-5
There are many wonderful ways to introduce color to the woodcut process. In this workshop we will learn how to carve and print a color reduction block, in which progressive layers of carving and color printing yield rich, vibrant prints.

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Prismatic Woodcut Techniques

Tuesday evenings, 6-9 PM, September 8-29, 2015
Leave behind the monochromatic in this comprehensive introduction to color woodcut. In this class, we create a 12” x 12” full color woodcut using traditional, multiple block printing methods.

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