Color and Prints I: Color Scheme Explorations – Weekend Intensive via ZOOM

September 3-5, 2021 - Friday 5-7 PM, Saturday and Sunday 10 AM - 5 PM (EST)
This week-end workshop will provide participants the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of color mixing. Relaxing and meditative color exercises will be followed by relief block practice projects using already carved blocks. Emphasis will be given to color interpretation, value, intensity and temperature, high and low contrast, transparency and opacity, layering and color interaction, printing surface and ink properties.

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Color and Prints II: Individual Color Vocabulary for Printmakers via ZOOM

Section 3:  Mondays, 10-noon (EST), September 13 - November 15, 2021 Section 4:  Mondays, 12:30 - 2:30 (EST), September 13 - November 15, 2021
During this 10-week workshop participants will have the opportunity to explore their individual color vocabulary and to develop a portfolio of different color schemes. Zoom meeting will include presentations, hands-on demonstrations, group and one-on-one discussions, studio time. Working in either woodcut or monotype, participants will be guided through relaxing and meditative color exercises which will deepen your understanding of printmaking inks, color mixing, the use of transparency and opacity, high and low chromatic schemes, color vibration and spatial effects. Emphasis will be given to color meaning and perception, color interpretation, responsiveness and awareness.

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Woodcut Wonders: Carving Exploration in the Style of Woodcut Greats via ZOOM

both sections are full. email to be on waiting list
In this course, we will look closely at outstanding woodcut artists.  We’ll learn about their lives and inspirations, and explore their approaches to composing and carving images.  Using their work as inspiration, we will create a series of woodcuts “in the style of” a range of spectacular woodcut artists, in order to expand our carving and expressive vocabulary.

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From Poetry to Prints to Book Arts via ZOOM

Thursdays 6:00-8:00 PM, September 16 - November 18, 2021
During this 10-week workshop participants will have the opportunity to develop their individual  book arts project/s inspired by poetry or other writings. Working in any printmaking medium of their choice, participants will be guided through all the creative stages of an artist’s book: source of inspiration, thumbnails, sketches, references, dummy book, page design, text and image composition, front and back cover design, printing and binding. During this 10-week workshop participants will have the opportunity to develop their individual  book arts project/s inspired by poetry or other writings.

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The Beauty of Geometry via Zoom

July 30, 31, August 1, 2021, Friday 3-5 PM, Saturday 10-5, Sunday 10-5 via ZOOM (with breaks on Saturday and Sunday) - FULL email to be on waiting list.
This three-day weekend workshop will provide the opportunity to discover the beauty of geometry in relief printmaking.  Participants will create relief prints that explore the potential of geometric shapes in image building. You will carve simple to more complex geometric shapes in each block using stencils and print them in different compositions and colors.  

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