Thursdays, April 30-May 28, 2020, 10-3
This workshop is designed for monotype participants who would like to delve a little deeper into mark making and color with the support of an on-going class. Play and improvise in a variety of monotype techniques with the addition of some repeatable images on incised Petg drypoint plates
Thursdays, April 30-May 28, 2020, 10-3
Saturday & Sunday, May 2-3, 2020, 10-5
Take one day or both!
Do you want to learn how to set up a safe and sustainable etching studio? Join us on Saturday. Do you have a press but don't know how to care for it? Don't know how to clean your etching blankets? Join us on Sunday. This workshop will cover all of the fundamentals, from learning why it's important to have a safe studio to how to physically set up and maintain a shop.
Tuesdays, May 5-26, 2020, 10-2
On these four Tuesdays in May, we’ll explore some of the technical and expressive possibilities of photopolymer plates. Each week we’ll work with the plates differently, but in ways that will build on each other.
Wednesdays, May 6-27, 2020, 10-2
There are so many ways to introduce color and variety to woodblock prints! In this workshop we will explore the art and craft of woodcut, while learning a variety of ways to introduce color to our prints, such as multiple block printing, chine colle, collage, rainbow rolls, stencils, masks, hand coloring and more.
Saturday, May 9, 2020, 10-5
Does the soft suggestion of ground and form combined with narrative or abstract line drawings speak to you? Learn the techniques that can bring this into your studio - no presses required
Saturday & Sunday, May 16-17, 2020, 10-5
Pronto Plate Lithography one of the simplest, most direct methods of making prints from drawn-line images, or textural patterns. In this workshop we will explore direct drawing with tools that are oil-loving to create repeatable drawings / marks that can be pushed in surprising directions toward painterly monotype, and layering the drawings with color.
Friday-Sunday, May 29-31, 2020, 10-5
The ancient Japanese method of woodblock printing (moku hanga) is an elegant, portable and green method that utilizes watercolors, brushes, multiple blocks, and hand printing to produce soft painterly color relief prints. This 3-day workshop will introduce all aspects of the process: transferring images to woodblocks, carving with Japanese tools, using the kento registration system, and printing with brushes and a hand-held baren.
Saturday & Sunday, June 6-7, 2020, 10-5
Workshop participants will learn about papermaking history leading up to innovative ways of making paper a sustainable practice, make paper from recycled prints and other materials, and create unique works of paper incorporating collage techniques.
Saturday & Sunday, June 13-14, 2020, 10-5
In this two-day workshop we will explore printing techniques using drink cartons as printing plates and a “what’s around the home” approach to creating images.
Monday-Friday, June 22-26, 2020, 10-5
Play and improvise in this workshop as a means of generating ideas and expand your visual vocabulary. This workshop will provide guided experiences in a variety of monotype techniques with the addition of monoprint plates that are carved / incised / built to explore repeatable-but not-necessarily-edition-able plates
Saturday & Sunday, June 27-28, 2020, 10-5
This weekend workshop will teach students how to print watercolor and ink images in a way that freezes the movement of the media. Students will learn how to create unique monoprint plates, print them successfully, and then support the images created with layers of luscious and colorful transparencies.
Monday - Friday, July 6-17, 2020, 9-4 with extra open studio time
A 12-day intensive introduction to green etching, including hard and soft ground, aquatint, lift grounds and more...