Past Workshops

Screenprinting | Pat Hunsinger

Screenprinting | Pat Hunsinger

$210 non-associates / $178.5 associates ($35 for materials)

Sat. 2/14 10-5pm
Sun. 2/15 10-5pm

Learn how to screen print! This class covers the fundamentals of silkscreen from screen prep to final print, how to properly use screen printing equipment and tools, and basic tips and tricks to print whatever your heart desires.


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Holiday Card Etching | Barb McPhail

Holiday Card Etching | Barb McPhail

Sat. 12/6 10-4pm
Sun. 12/7 10-4pm

$180 non-associates / $153 associates ($35 for materials)

Making multiples is one of the wonderful advantages of etching. Participants can learn basic etching techniques while creating special holiday greetings or presents. Using copper plates, and choosing representational or abstract design, classic techniques utilized by the masters are accessible to the beginner or practiced student. The images can be specialized by adding a little collage when printing, or a spot of color when inking! Non-toxic techniques will be used. Come and kick off the holiday season!


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Solar Plate Etching | Jari Poulin

Solar Plate Etching | Jari Poulin

Sat. 11/15 10-4pm
Sun. 11/16 10-4pm

$180 non-associates / $153 associates ($110 for materials)

A two-day intensive introduction to the intaglio printmaking process of polymer photogravure. This process produces some of the most beautiful, elegantly rendered photographic prints of any of the historic printing processes.  In this process, photographic images are printed as monochromes and the inks produce deep blacks, depth, and beautiful tonality throughout the images.

This course will provide a basic overview of this historic process that was originally made as copper plate etchings in an acid bath process, but which is now made available as a non-toxic process with polymer coated metal plates that can be developed in water.

Jari Poulin is fine art photographer who studied this process with Dan Welden, pioneer of the solar plate etching technique that utilizes light sensitive polymer coated plates on which images are exposed, developed and inked before being run through a printing press onto beautiful fiber paper.  The result is photographic images with incomparable deep blacks, and which is capable of fine detail and a unique character that cannot be duplicated in any other process.

We will be using Akua Inks which are water-based and non-toxic.

Weekend Course will include the following:
Ink Shop etiquette
Working with transparencies
Setting up your work space
Testing your exposure
Preparing the Press
Preparing your paper
Exposing, developing and finishing your plate
Inking and wiping the plate
Making your proof and evaluating it
Running your impressions after making necessary adjustments

All supplies and materials except the following are included:
Material Costs $110.00 includes up to three 8x10 solar plates, two 22x30 sheets of Hahnemuhle Copperplate and all other ink, modifiers, tarlatan and supplies.
Additional solar plates are available at the workshop for $18 each if needed.  Additional sheets of Copperplate paper are available for  $3.75 per sheet if needed during the workshop.


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Intro to Monotype | Barb McPhail

Intro to Monotype | Barb McPhail

Sat. 11/8 10-3pm
Sun. 11/9 10-3pm

$150 non-associates / $127.5 associates ($35 for materials)

This workshop offers spontaneity and playfulness, while learning a unique technique of printmaking. Using tagboard, fabric, string and textured wallpaper, you can make artwork that may be representational or abstract. The materials are inked and placed onto inked plexiglass, and printed in an etching press onto dampened paper. It is an excellent technique to learn at any age, and works well in classroom settings. Come with or without experience and discover the joy of this awesome technique of monotype.


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Darkfield Monotype | Neil Berger

Darkfield Monotype | Neil Berger

Sat. 11/1 12-4PM
Sun. 11/2 12-4PM

$120 non-associates / $102 associates ($35 for materials)

The subtractive monotype, also known as the reductive method, or dark field monotype, entails rolling up the plate with ink first. Then the image is wiped out of the darkened field, with a variety of tools such as rags or sticks.


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Japanese Woodblock | Clarissa Plank

Japanese Woodblock | Clarissa Plank

Sat. 10/25 10 AM - 4 PM
Sun. 10/26 10 AM - 4 PM

*This class is full!

$180 non-associates / $153 associates ($35 for materials)

Learn how to print without a press with the Japanese Woodblock method. Modeled after
moku hanga, this non-traditional workshop will explore ways to print at home while
keeping material costs to a minimum. Create painterly water-color prints or learn to
register a multi-block piece. This workshop will cover carving, transferring images to the
block, registration, inking techniques such as “bokashi,” and hand printing using a baren.
This workshop is perfect for beginners, or those looking to try their hand at the style of
ukiyo-e masters.

Paper & Encaustic | Kathy Friedrich

Paper & Encaustic | Kathy Friedrich

Sat. 10/18 10-4pm

$90 non-associates / $76.5 associates ($30 for materials)

This workshop will explore various ways of combining paper with the luminosity of encaustics.  We’ll use techniques as dipping, image transfer, and encaustic monotype and become familiar with some of the tools commonly used to manipulate encaustic materials.


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Screenprinting | Pat Hunsinger

Screenprinting | Pat Hunsinger

Sat. 10/4 10-5pm
Sun. 10/5 10-5pm

$210 non-associates / $178.50 associates ($35 for materials)

Learn how to screen print! This class covers the fundamentals of silkscreen from screen prep to final print, how to properly use screen printing equipment and tools, and basic tips and tricks to print whatever your heart desires.

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Mokulito | Clarissa Plank

Mokulito | Clarissa Plank
 

Sat. 9/27 10-4pm
Sun. 9/28 10-4pm

$180 non-associates / $153 associates ($35 for materials)
 

Mokulito is a flexible new printmaking process. Developed in Japan 30 years ago, it
has just been recreated and introduced to the US by a Polish father-daughter team.
Combining elements of lithography, monotype, and woodcut, mokulito prints can stand
alone or become the perfect base for a mixed-media creation. This technique is accessible
to beginners: it uses plywood instead of plates or stone, and can be printed without a
press. Mokulito can produce results that are visually similar to lithography, but with the
addition of wood grain. This workshop is perfect for those who love to experiment with
the unexpected, get messy, and combine new and old techniques.


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Gum Transfer | Kathy Friedrich

Gum Transfer | Kathy Friedrich

Sat. 9/20 10-4pm

$90 non-associates / $76.5 associates ($25 for materials)

Also known as Paper Lithography, Gum Transfer is based on the principle that oil and water will repel each other.  Gum Arabic is used to print toner-based images, such as photo or laser copies, in fine art multiples.  These can be photographic or drawn.


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