Art Jumpstart via ZOOM

Thursdays, 10 AM- noon (EST), July 16 - August 20, 2020 via ZOOM
Does your art life need a jumpstart? Or maybe a multivitamin? Are you looking for silver linings to these current crises? Now is a great time to focus on nourishing your own art practice with the good company of fellow artists.

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The Art and Craft of Woodcut via Zoom – Part 1: Single Color Woodcut

Tuesdays, August 4-25, 2020 - 12:00 to 2:00 PM (EST) via Zoom
This is a live class working with the instruction via ZOOM. Woodcut is a wonderfully direct and accessible form of printmaking, which yields a range of imagery from bold and simple to detailed and textural. The process of bringing an image to life through carving is both soothing and meditative.

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The Art and Craft of Woodcut via Zoom – Part 2: Color Reduction

Fridays: September 11, 18, 25, October 2, 2020 - 12:00 to 2:00 PM (EST) via ZOOM
This is a live class working with the instruction via ZOOM. In this workshop we will learn how to carve and print a color reduction block, in which progressive layers of carving and color printing yield rich, vibrant prints.

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Monotype Variations with Drypoint Plates – video series

Play and improvise in a variety of monotype techniques with the addition of some repeatable images on incised Petg drypoint plates. Within these four videos, we’ll explore using an at-home registration system for making transfer drawings, and use these prints as our jumping off point to explore a variety of mark making possibilities with Petg plates. We will turn our attention to creating drypoint prints with monotype additions.

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Pulp Dreams: Making Paper at Home from Old Print and New Fibers – video series

This series of five video tutorials will introduce students to intriguing DIY methods for making artistic handmade paper at home. The series focuses on repurposing your old prints and recycling materials - - for tools, for pulp and for paper art.

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Introduction to Moku Hanga – video series

This series of videos brings the beautiful art of Japanese Woodblock Printing (Moku Hanga) into your home studio.  Follow along as Annie Bissett guides you through all of the steps from choosing tools to preparing your block, transferring your images, carving tips and multiple printing techniques. Part 1 guides you through materials and tools, prepping your block, making a kento registration system, transferring an image, and preparing paper.

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Care and Feeding of the Etching Studio – video series

A series of videos that cover the fundamentals of setting up and caring for an etching studio. Begin with how to care for an etching press and follow up with: blanket care, tools, mordants and health and safety.

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Collage + Printmaking – video series

Join Lynn as she guides you through the process of turning old prints into new collages.  Video 1 covers ways to prepare papers, adhesives, working into collage with printmaking moves and compositional considerations. Video 2 provides lots of inspiration as Lynn shares collage art from the 20th and 21st centuries. Video 3 covers how to create representational and narrative collages.

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Creating Ink From Natural Dyes – video series

This series of four video tutorials will introduce students to the exciting field of making handmade inks from natural materials found in your kitchen, yard, the park and woodlands. Finally, you'll learn how to use your inks in monotype printmaking.

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Kitchen Table Monotype – video series

Follow Joyce as she takes you through all you need to learn to make beautiful transfer drawn prints at home, without a press!

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The Art and Craft of Woodcut – video series

In this two part video series you will learn the basics of carving and printing woodcuts at home without a press. 

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