Beginning Photopolymer Printmaking

Sat-Sun, February 17-18, 2018, 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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Working with Non-Rag papers: Chine Collé, mounting, and printing on thin papers

Saturday & Sunday, March 3-4, 2018, 10-5
In this in-depth class, you will learn all about printing with non-rag papers. We will explore the beauty and wonders of gampi, kozo, kitakata and other Asian, non-rag papers through different printing techniques, mounting applications and chine collé—the process of concurrently printing and mounting a thinner sheet of printing paper onto a thicker backing sheet.

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Tuesday Morning Monotype

Tuesday mornings, March 6 - April 3, 2018, 10-2
Learn how to make transfer drawings, drypoint and carved plates that layer well with subtractive and viscosity monotype methods, followed by supported practice time with the materials.

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Intro to Color Screen Printing

Saturday-Sunday, March 17-18, 2018, 10-5
This weekend workshop is an introduction to photo collagraph; a Learn the basics of reduction screen printing where you make a multi-color print from a single screen.

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Wednesday Morning Screen Printing

Wednesday Mornings, March 21 –April 18, 2018, 10-2
Explore screenprinting or deepen your practice in this five-week morning workshop! This workshop is a sampler of many ways to make screenprints – from hand drawn and cut paper stencils to photographic processes.

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Your Art, Better.

Saturday, March 24, 2018, 10-5
Learn the skills for critiquing your own work in progress to help you solve creative challenges and edit for successful presentations.

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Paul Klee Day

Saturday, March 31, 2018, 10-5
Have you ever felt inspired by the work of Paul Klee? Does the soft suggestion of ground and form combined with narrative or abstract line drawings speak to you? Learn the techniques that he used, and bring them into your studio - no presses required.

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Improvisation with Monotype Collage

Saturday -Sunday, Apr 7-8, 2018, 10-5
Play and improvise in this workshop as a means to generate ideas, expand visual vocabulary and put to use accumulated printed material.

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Editioning Drawings: Photopolymer and the Artist’s Hand

Saturday-Sunday, April 21-22, 2018, 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.

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Japanese Waterbased Woodcut (Moku Hanga)

Friday – Sunday, April 27-29, 2018, 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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Photo Collagraph

Saturday-Sunday, May 5-6, 2018, 10-5
This weekend workshop is an introduction to photo collagraph; a combination of photography and hand plate making. Make atmospheric, textured, and expressive photo collagraph plates from your own digital images.

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Print, Wax, Poke and Stitch: Stepping into Translucency

Saturday & Sunday, May 19-20, 2018, 10-5
Prints on Japanese paper that are waxed with melted beeswax become strong, translucent, flexible surfaces that welcome techniques like stitching, piercing and sewing

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