Beginning Photopolymer Printmaking

Friday evening 6-9, Saturday & Sunday, 10-5, March 24 - 26, 2017
Learn how to make original prints from your photographs using plates that develop in water.

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Wednesday Morning Screen Printing

Wednesday mornings, April 5-26, 2017, 10-2
Learn basic screenprinting in this 4-week morning workshop.

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Japanese-Style Woodblock Printing (Moku Hanga)

Friday- Sunday, April 7-9, 2017, 10-5
With its waterbased pigments, brushes and hand printing, traditional Japanese woodblock printing is an elegant, green and low-tech process that works beautifully for artists in home studios without a press.

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Tuesday Morning Monotype: More!

April 11 - May 9, 2017 Tuesdays, 11 AM - 3 PM
This workshop is designed for advanced monotype participants who have taken previous workshops and would like to delve a little deeper, with the support of an on-going class.

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Unorthodox Relief Monotype

Saturday & Sunday, April 22-23, 2017, 10-5
Disrupt traditional processes and broaden your expectations by using Akua Inaglio Inks and relief blocks for monoprints. Basic carving of blocks is only the first step in a process of exploiting opportunities for "controlled accidents" and "calculated spontaneity".

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Forms and Marks in Space: Monotype Explorations

Saturday, April 29, 2017, 10-5
Using still life subjects as inspiration, learn to create forms and marks that convincingly exist in space. In this class, students will be able to explore different ways of interpreting still life forms with the quick, directness of monotype.

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Atmospheric Aquatints

Tuesday evenings, 6-9 PM, May 2-23, 2017
This is an advanced level Intaglio course with an emphasis on step etching. By utilizing the process of spray acrylic aquatint students will create multi level etchings with a vast tonal range and harsh to soft lighting effects.

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Mezzotint and Drypoint over Etching: Expanding the Tonal Range of Etched Plates

Saturday & Sunday, May 6-7, 2017, 10-5
Learn how to add subtle gradations, dramatic lighting effects, enhance linear marks, and infuse rich textures into etched plates using mezzotint and drypoint techniques.

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Editioning Drawings: Photopolymer and the Artist’s Hand

Saturday & Sunday, May 20-21, 2017, 10-5
This workshop will give you everything you need to know to make photopolymer plates with your drawings. The entire process takes place without the use of a computer or a printer—just your hand, a drawing tool, a photopolymer plate, and a light source. These hand-drawn plates expand the options for photopolymer plates, and you’ll leave this workshop with lots of ideas of how you might incorporate it into your own work.

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Kitchen Table Printing

Saturday, May 27, 2017, 10-5
Trace monotypes, or transfer drawing is a method of transferring ink with the touch of a tool to the surface of the paper. This way of working is full of expressive possibilities. This workshop will cover ways of working in monotype without a press.

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Alternative Stencil Methods for Printing on Fabric

Wednesday evenings 6-9 PM, May 31 - June 21, 2017
Learn new and alternative stencil methods for surface design and monoprinting with dye on fabric.

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Introduction to Woodcut

Saturday & Sunday, June 10-11, 2017, 10-5
Welcome to the wonderfully direct and accessible art and craft of woodcut! There is nothing like the meditative process of carving a block and bringing an image to life. In this workshop you will learn all you need to know to get started or to expand your carving and printing techniques.

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