Double Delights: Printing Two Photopolymer Plates with Nancy Diessner

Saturday-Sunday, January 19-20, 2019, 10-5
Make two photopolymer plates and learn a whole range of ways to print them together!

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Gelatin Plate Monotype with Esther White

Saturday & Sunday, February 16-17
Learn to make and use gelatin plates for monotype in this weekend workshop. Gelatin plates are printed without a press, making this is a great technique to learn for your home studio.

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Monotype / Patterns / Collage with Joyce Silverstone

Tuesday-Thursday, February 19 – 21, 2019
This workshop will provide guided experiences in a variety of monotype techniques with the addition of a carved plate to explore color layering, stencils and masks and simple collage.

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Multi-layered Color Monotype with Catherine Kernan

Saturday & Sunday, March 2-3, 2019, 10-5
Layers of color on a single printing plate to make gorgeous monotypes. Learn how to modify Akua Intaglio inks from Catherine Kernan for a myriad of effects.

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Drypoint on Copper with Louise Kohrman

Saturday, March 16
Learn the fundamentals of drypoint etching on copper in this one day intensive workshop. Drypoint is a direct drawing technique and a great introduction to intaglio printmaking.

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Tuesday Morning Monotype: Drawing with Joyce Silverstone

Tuesdays, 10am -3pm, March 19 - April 16
This workshop is designed for monotype participants who would like to delve a little deeper into mark making / drawing with the support of an on-going class. We will explore how to layer transfer drawing, drypoint, and monotype plates.

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Your Art, Better! with Lynn Peterfreund

Wednesdays, March 27 - April 17
Can your art be better? Of course it can be, and it’s easier to make it better with help! Lynn Peterfreund will lead participants in conversations designed to encourage focused looking and critical thinking about one's art work.

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Block Printing on Fabric with Adele Mattern

Saturday-Sunday, March 30-31
Block printing can be a spontaneous way to create designs on textile using repeated motifs, basic inks and fabrics. Explore the structure of patterns, learn basic pattern networks, understand repetition of units across a length of fabric and experiment with the number of designs that can be created with one motif carved into a simple block.

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Big Monotype! with Lynn Peterfreund

Saturday & Sunday, April 6-7
Amplify your monotype moves and print large images on full sheets of paper. You'll have lots of help using big rollers, big mark making tools, and big gestures to make layered one of a kind prints. With a focus on color and composition, we'll explore the breadth of ink manipulation and mark making possibilities that water-based Akua inks encourage.

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Kitchen Table Monotype with Joyce Silverstone

Saturday, April 20
Learn how to make wonderful monoprints without a press! This workshop will use water-based Akua Inks and a variety of techniques that lend themselves to expressive mark making.

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Artists’ Books Across Time and Space with Meredith Broberg

Fridays, April 26, May 3 & 10, 1:30 - 4:00 PM
Have you heard that Smith College has an amazing rare book collection, but never had the chance to explore it? Join us for this free-wheeling tour of artists books, their ancestors and distant relatives, from ancient cuneiforms to digital hybrids.

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Laser Engraved Woodblocks with Sarah Pike

Saturday, April 27
Have you ever wondered how to create laser engraved woodblocks but didn’t know where to start? This one-day workshop will give you a behind-the-scenes look on how to create laser engraved woodblocks from start to finish.

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