Your Art, Better! with Lynn Peterfreund

Wednesdays, March 27 - April 17
Can your art be better? Of course it can be, and it’s easier to make it better with help! Lynn Peterfreund will lead participants in conversations designed to encourage focused looking and critical thinking about one's art work.

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Block Printing on Fabric with Adele Mattern

Saturday-Sunday, March 30-31
Block printing can be a spontaneous way to create designs on textile using repeated motifs, basic inks and fabrics. Explore the structure of patterns, learn basic pattern networks, understand repetition of units across a length of fabric and experiment with the number of designs that can be created with one motif carved into a simple block.

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Big Monotype! with Lynn Peterfreund

Saturday & Sunday, April 6-7
Amplify your monotype moves and print large images on full sheets of paper. You'll have lots of help using big rollers, big mark making tools, and big gestures to make layered one of a kind prints. With a focus on color and composition, we'll explore the breadth of ink manipulation and mark making possibilities that water-based Akua inks encourage.

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Kitchen Table Monotype with Joyce Silverstone

Saturday, April 20
Learn how to make wonderful monoprints without a press! This workshop will use water-based Akua Inks and a variety of techniques that lend themselves to expressive mark making.

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Artists’ Books Across Time and Space with Meredith Broberg

Fridays, April 26, May 3 & 10, 1:30 - 4:00 PM
Have you heard that Smith College has an amazing rare book collection, but never had the chance to explore it? Join us for this free-wheeling tour of artists books, their ancestors and distant relatives, from ancient cuneiforms to digital hybrids.

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Laser Engraved Woodblocks with Sarah Pike

Saturday, April 27
Have you ever wondered how to create laser engraved woodblocks but didn’t know where to start? This one-day workshop will give you a behind-the-scenes look on how to create laser engraved woodblocks from start to finish.

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Tuesday Morning Screen Printing with Jennifer Gover

April 30 - May 21
This workshop offers four weeks of exploration in screenprinting. It's a great introduction to this versatile medium or an opportunity for those with experience to refresh their skills and try new techniques.

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2-in-1 Photo Collagraph with Esther White

Saturday-Sunday, May 4-5
Come learn an exciting alternative to traditional collagraph and photo printmaking methods! In this workshop participants will make two different kinds of collagraph plates using screen printing technologies and digital or drawn images.

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One-Day Intro to Photo Screen Printing with Daniel Chiaccio

Saturday, May 11
Learn the basics of photo screen printing in this one day intensive! Over the course of the day students will produce a small edition of prints and leave with the skills to take screen printing to the next level.

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Pronto Plate Lithography with Carolyn Muskat

Saturday & Sunday, May 18-19
Learn this easy Lithography process from Master Printer Carolyn Muskat. This process offers many possibilities for printing photographic and drawn imagery.

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Color Woodcut Reduction and More with Julie Lapping Rivera

Saturday & Sunday, June 1-2
In this workshop we will learn how to plan, carve and print a color reduction block, in which progressive layers of carving and color printing yield rich, vibrant images.

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Mezzotintiness: Rock the Boat, Not the Plate with Carol Wax

Saturday & Sunday, June 22-23
Join Carol Wax, mezzotint master and author of "The Mezzotint: History and Technique" in this non-traditional approach to non-acid etching.  This workshop presents myriad methods for working in the mezzotint manner that don’t entail use of acids, solvents, or rocking plates.

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