Prints Plus! resolving unfinished prints with mixed media

Saturday & Sunday, February 13 & 14, 2016
This workshop will focus fresh eyes on your unresolved prints and help you find exciting ways to finish them.

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February Vacation Line and Color

Thursday-Saturday, February 18-20, 2016
A playful way to spend three days in February! This workshop will offer ways to push the use of polyester lithography plates into surprising directions toward collage, painterly monotype, and layering drawing with color.

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Editioning Drawings: Photopolymer Intaglio and the Artist’s Hand

Saturday & Sunday, February 27-28, 2016, 10-5
Though photopolymer plates are usually associated with photo-based imagery, what some people don’t realize is that the plates are also beautifully receptive to drawn imagery.

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Tuesday Morning Monotype: Extended Play

Tuesday mornings 10-2, March 1 - 22, 2016
During the quiet season in the studio, join a group of printmakers interested in working in an on-going monotype workshop. The workshop can serve as a laboratory to experiment with an aspect of monotype that provides the right mix of curiosity and challenge, or as a time to refresh and revisit a particular technique for the dedicated printmaker.

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Easy Etching on Aluminum with Copper Sulfate

Saturday & Sunday, March 5 & 6, 2016, 10-5
Learn a direct, easy way to etch inexpensive aluminum plates.

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Introduction to Photopolymer Printmaking

Saturday & Sunday, March 12-13, 2016, 10-5
This workshop is an introduction to working with Toyobo Printight plates, a photopolymer plate that is very sensitive to the tonal range in photo-based imagery as well as direct drawing.

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Intaglio Printing Strategies

Saturday, March 26, 2016, 10-5
In this one-day master class, artists are invited to bring intaglio plates (copper, zinc, aluminum, photopolymer, etc) for a hands-on day of perfecting their wiping and printing skills.

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Chiaroscuro Woodcut

Friday-Sunday, April 8-10, 2016, 10-5
Chiaroscuro, Italian for light-dark, is a great way to create bold imagery. We will create the dramatic chiaroscuro effect by carving two 12” x 12” woodcuts and overprinting them

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Kitchen Table Printing

Saturday & Sunday, April 16 & 17, 2016, 10-5
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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The Figure in Monotype

Saturday & Sunday, April 23 & 24, 2016, 10-5
Monotype is a painterly printmaking process that lends itself beautifully to a direct engagement with the live model. This workshop offers two-hour figure model sessions for monotype drawing with time to print and develop images.

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Silkscreen Watercolor Monotype

Saturday, April 30, 2016, 10-5
Learn to make watercolor silkscreen monotypes on paper or fabric in this one-day workshop

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Spontaneous Silkscreen on Fabric

Thursday evenings, 6-9 PM, May 5-26, 2016
Learn to print on fabric with both ink and dye. In this class, we will use simple silkscreen stencils and Breakdown printing (a.k.a. Deconstructed Silkscreen) to create complex printed fabric

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