Your Art, Better! with Lynn Peterfreund

Wednesdays, November 13, December 11, 2019, February 12 and April 8, 2020, 10 AM-2PM
In this series of workshops, we will explore the skills for critiquing your own work and the work of others. It is an opportunity to learn to see, with useful questions to help edit your own work while in process, and to understand how others see your work.

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Texture and Shape: Collagraph from Found Objects and Recycled Materials with Esther White

Saturday & Sunday, January 11-12, 2020, 10-5 
This weekend workshop is an exploration of collagraph methods using found objects, acrylic media, carborundum, and plastic plates. Learn about the properties of a variety of acrylic polymer media and methods for using textiles, textured paper, and other found objects.

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Pastel Transfer for Monotype and Monoprint with Robynn Smith

Saturday & Sunday, January 25-26 , 2020, 10-5
What happens when you run a pastel drawing through an etching press? Magic! Images transform and soften as they are run through the press multiple times. In this workshop we will use pastel drawings as the basis for monotype prints.

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Collage Plus! with Lynn Peterfreund

Saturday & Sunday, February 8-9, 2020, 10-5
Bring your old, your unresolved, or proof prints and random papers and materials to this workshop for making collage prints. Instruction in both creating dynamic composition through collage and monotype additions will bring these composite prints to life.

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Color, Carve and Stencil with Joyce Silverstone

Tuesday-Thursday, February 18-20, 2020, 10-5
During this workshop we will delve into color theory for printmaking and applied to both carved and monotype plates.

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Ink Viscosity and Surface Rolls with Joyce Silverstone

Saturday, March 7, 2020, 10-5
Viscosity printing employs the principle that when different thickness and thinness of ink are rolled on top of each other, they resist each other. We will explore how to arrive at a rich variety of mark making, and how to preserve and work toward creating space and light in your monotypes.

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Advanced Artists’ Books with Richard Turnbull

Saturday & Sunday, March 14-15, 2020, 10-5
Learn how to make books using stab bindings (good for joining stand-alone images) and cased-in signatures (books with hard covers and spine). We will also discuss how to expand the versatile accordion fold structure to add 3D materials, windows and other inclusions.

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Digital Imaging for Artists with Pamela Crawford

Tuesdays & Thursdays, March 17, 19, 24, 26, 2020, 10-1
Learn how to prepare digital images for exhibition entries, social media and your website.

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Care and Feeding of the Intaglio Studio with Liz Chalfin

Saturday & Sunday, March 28-29, 2020, 10-5
Do you want to learn how to set up a safe and sustainable etching studio?  Do you have a press but don't know how to care for it? Don't know how to clean your etching blankets? 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.

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Tuesday Morning Monotype – Play with the Plate with Joyce Silverstone

Tuesdays, March 31 – April 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

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Tone, Texture and Randomness: Allowing the incidental and pushing Non Traditional Techniques in Etching with Maya Malachowski Bajak

Friday - Sunday, April 3-5, 2020, 10-5
In this workshop we will investigate ways of fostering play and exploration beyond the normally rigid etching process. We will examine intuitive approaches that harness imperfections and chance, inserting randomness into the compositional process.

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Woodcut, Color and Beyond with Julie Rivera

Wednesdays, April 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.

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