Thursday Color Woodcut Workshop

Thursdays, 2:00-5:30 PM, September 23 - October 28, 2021
In this workshop we will explore color woodcut processes, including reduction and multiple block, both alone and in combination. Artists will be encouraged to develop their own artistic ideas through the processes we explore together. 

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Multi-Plate Monoprint Lab

Tuesdays, 10-3, October 12 - November 16, 2021 - FULL email to be on waiting list
Explore and experiment making drypoint, collagraph and incised plastic plates, with an emphasis on innovative methods of printing and combining plates. Get inspired by adding some new techniques to your practice, or refresh and stretch how you approach the basic elements of printmaking.

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Creating Monotypes with Botanical Inks and Natural Pigments

Saturday and Sunday, November 6 & 7, 2021, 10-5
This workshop will introduce students to the exciting field of creating inks from natural materials and using them in monotype printmaking. This creative learning experience combines artistry with science and environmentalism as we discover how different natural items transform from living matter into rich pigment.

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Lemon Etch Lithography

Saturday, November 13, 2021, 10-5 This workshop is full. Email to be put on the waiting list
This one day workshop will introduce the basic principles of lithography, using aluminum foil, gum Arabic and lemon juice.  Developed during the past year, Lemon Etch Litho is a method of using simple materials to produce small, beautifully tonal lithographs without a press.  Based on Kitchen Litho, this method pushes the tonal capabilities of the process closer to traditional stone and plate litho. 

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Patterns in Nature

Friday-Sunday, November 19-21, 2021, 10-5 This workshop is full. Email to be on waiting list.
Flow, spirals, branching, cracking, crystals, packing, and meandering will be the focus of our study. These natural patterns will guide the imagery for learning to print with Akua Intaglio Inks using thin plastic monotype plates and carved Sintra plates.

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Wood & Water: Mokuhanga Monotypes

Saturday-Sunday, December 4-5, 2021, 10-5
In this newly developed workshop, participants will utilize the techniques of traditional mokuhanga — brushing waterborne pigments onto wooden blocks and taking an impression with a hand-held baren — in a more improvisational and spontaneous way than is usually done.  Experimenting with both carved and uncarved blocks, masks, stencils, and various types of brushes, participants will have the opportunity to discover fresh and contemporary ways of using this ancient method.

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Double Delight: Printing Two Photopolymer Plates Together

Friday, December 10, 2021, 6-9 PM, Saturday & Sunday, December 11-12, 10 -5
In this workshop we'll focus on the technical process of making high quality, tonally sensitive photopolymer plates and prints, but we won't be stopping there. Beyond the platemaking process, this workshop will focus intently on multi-plate printing, layering colored inks of different viscosities, and easy registration methods.

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