Green Printmaking Certificate: Intaglio

July 6-30, 2017, 10-5
Green Printmaking Certificate: Intaglio - 25 days of latest, best practices in safer intaglio.

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It Begins with a Line: prints from observation

Wednesday - Saturday, August 2-5, 2017, 10-5
In this exciting four day workshop, we’ll be working directly from the landscape and in sessions with a figure model. Both subjects will provide students with starting points from which to develop their own expressive interpretations with the use of monotype and drypoint.

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The Versatility of Aquatint

Tuesday-Wednesday, August 8-9, 2017, 10-5
Aquatint is one of the major techniques within intaglio and offers many possibilities to enrich your etchings. In this two-day workshop the participant will get demonstrations and time to practice the following: acrylic airbrush aquatint basics, the wax pencil resist method, spit-bite and the use of acrylics to produce tone on an aquatinted plate

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Engraving with Barry Moser

Friday - Sunday, August 11-13, 2017, 10-5
In this three-day workshop you will learn the rudiments of how to draw for the engraving process, prepare a block, transfer images, hold and sharpen the tools, engrave an image, ink a block and finally how to pull a proof by hand.

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Introduction to Etching with BIG

Saturday & Sunday, September 16-17, 2017, 10-5
Etching is a fabulous printmaking technique where you use chemistry to incise a hand drawn image into a metal plate for printing. This workshop will focus on technical mastery and image making in etching. We will spend the weekend experimenting together through demonstrations and printing exercises.

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Carve and Roll

Saturday & Sunday, September 30- October 1, 2017, 10-5
This workshop will serve as a guided exploration of combining and creating relief and monotype plates. We will carve and incise several plastic substrates, first working small and spontaneous with mix and match sizes that can be rolled for relief printing.

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Monotype Fun

Saturday & Sunday, October 7-8, 2017, 10-5
Make monotypes that explore color, line, shapes and texture. With instruction in all the basics of monotype, participants will see their prints evolve over the two days in this workshop.

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Wednesday Morning Screen Printing

Wednesday mornings, 10-2, October 11 - November 8, 2017
This workshop is a sampler of many ways to make screenprints – from hand drawn to cut paper to photographic. It's a great introduction to get you started in this versatile medium.

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Gelatin Plate Monotype

Saturday & Sunday, October 21-22, 2017, 10-5
Gelatin plates are exactly what you think they are - printing plates made from food grade gelatin which are used to create series of monotypes. Learn to make and use gelatin plates for monotype in this weekend workshop.

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Tuesday Morning Monotype

Tuesday mornings, 10 AM - 2 PM, October 31 - November 28, 2017
Learn how to make transfer drawings, drypoint and collagraph plates that layer well with subtractive and viscosity monotype methods. The format of this five-week series allows time for participants to develop individual print projects.

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Reductive Screen Printing

Saturday & Sunday, November 4-5, 2017, 10-5
Learn the basics of reductive screen printing in this two-day course. Reductive screen printing allows artists to create a multicolor print in which the separate colors are all printed from the same screen.

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Carborundum Collagraph

Saturday & Sunday, November 11-12, 10-5
This two-day workshop will serve as an introduction to making monotype transfer drawings and carborundum collagraph plates. These plates print beautiful tonal marks and forms. Learn to use Akua inks to print intaglio plates.

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