Past Workshops

Photo-lithography | Roberto Silva

Photo-lithography | Roberto Silva

Sat. 8/24 10am - 4pm
Sun. 8/25 10am - 4pm

$180 non-associates / $153 associates ($20 for materials)

Come learn the magic of photo-lithography printing. For the first day of this intensive workshop we will focus on drawing on transparency film with grease crayons, inks and tusche. Photo-lithography is an aluminum plate that is covered with a photosensitive emulsion. A positive transparency, of Mylar film,  is placed in contact with the plate and exposed to ultraviolet light. After development, the  plate is rolled up with ink and printed through a litho press onto fine art paper. Plate preparation, registration, black and white image with color will be covered.

There will be a strong emphasis on experimentation.

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Papermaking and Molding in Hammondsport | Dorothee Goldman

Papermaking and Molding in Hammondsport | Dorothee Goldman

Sat. 7/13 all day
Sun. 7/14 all day

$180 non-associates / $150 associates ($25 for materials)*
*This class is now filled and we can no longer accept any more sign-ups. If you are still interested feel free to contact us and we'll see if there is another session this year or the next.

July 13 -14, a two day custom class for those who love paper making. Introduction to pulp making, casting in molds, and frame design. In this class students will have the opportunity to take raw plant fibers, cook them, extract the waxes and oils, and pull paper on deckles. The paper can be useful for book binding and printing and casting in molds or wire frames. Students will get an introduction to each technique.
 
Supplies include blotting paper, clay, plaster, frames, and equipment for making paper.  Expect to take home 10-20 sheets of handmade paper.

Call The Ink Shop 607-277-3884 or Dorothee Goldman 607-868-3992 for more information.

 

Experimental Gum Transfer | Scout Dunbar

Experimental Gum Transfer | Scout Dunbar

Mon. 7/8 6pm - 9pm
Wed. 7/10 6pm - 9pm
Thu. 7/11 6pm - 9pm

$135 non-associates / $114.75 associates ($20 for materials)

Gum Printing, a process similar to lithography, is an easy method of transferring simple or complex Xerox images to a high quality rag paper. Class participants will be able to explore making multiple color prints, as well as collage and mixed media prints.

We will explore a number of different gum transfer techniques through the experimentation of our printmaking materials.

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Mezzotint | Judy Barringer

Mezzotint | Judy Barringer

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

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

Mezzotint is a printmaking process of the intaglio family, technically a dry point method. Mezzotint achieves tonality by roughening the plate with thousands of little pits made by a metal tool with small teeth, called a "rocker." The whole surface of the plate, usually copper, is roughened evenly, manually with the rocker, or mechanically. In printing, the tiny pits in the plate hold the ink when the face of the plate is wiped clean. Areas smoothed completely flat will not hold ink at all: such areas will print "white," that is, without ink. By varying the degree of smoothing, mid-tones between black and white can be created, hence the name mezzo-tinto which is Italian for "half-tone" or "half-painted". This is called working from "dark to light", or the "subtractive" method. A high level of quality and richness in the print can be achieved.

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Collagraph | Barbara McPhail

Collagraph | Barbara McPhail

Sat. 6/29 10am - 3pm
Sun. 6/30 10am - 3pm

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

A printed collage is one way to describe this fascinating technique. Using paper, fabric, grit (sand or carborundum), string, gesso and other mediums, you can make representational or abstract images in color and black and white. Printed like an etching with the ink pushed into the texture, or like a relief with the ink rolled on, wonderful qualities of the printmaker's and the painter's aesthetic come to life.


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Cyanotype | Pat Hunsinger

Cyanotype | Pat Hunsinger

mon. 6/17 6pm - 9pm
tues. 6/18 6pm - 9pm
wed. 6/19 6pm - 9pm

$135 non-associates / $114.75 associates ($15 for materials)

This 3-evening class intensive workshop explores the alternative photographic process of cyanotype. Cyanotype photography refers to the process of printing a picture by using sunlight and a series of chemicals. The image is placed upon treated paper, weighed down with glass and taken out into the sun. The combination of sunlight and chemicals will then imprint the image onto the paper in a dark blue color. This will be a chemistry driven, hands on workshop. You will measure and mix your own photographic emulsions, prepare digital negatives using photoshop, print using both artificial and natural light, and explore chemical manipulations of the final print. You will also have to the opportunity to create photograms and multimedia collage. Finishing, presentation and archival considerations will be considered. Participants will receive instructions, recipes and recommended resources. After completion of this workshop, you will be prepared to carry out the process at home, creating prints with minimal resources. Photography and art enthusiasts of all skill levels are welcome!

 


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Intro to Photoshop | Craig Mains

Intro to Photoshop | Craig Mains

Sat. 6/22 2pm - 5pm
Sun. 6/23 2pm - 5pm

$90 non-associates / $76.5 associates ($10 for materials)

This course shows you how to use Adobe Photoshop to perform many different image processing techniques. In this workshop, you will learn how to use some of the tools to select parts of images, or move, duplicate and resize images. You will learn to use layers, layer effects, filters, painting and blending, and color modification.
 

 


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Soft Ground Aquatint | Alejandra Seader

Soft Ground Aquatint  | Alejandra  Seader

Sat. 5/25 10am - 4pm
Sun. 5/26 10am - 4pm

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

Lets explore drawing and tonality in this soft ground and aquatint workshop. In this class the students will discover the basics of both techniques. We will learn registration, how to apply the grounds, drawing on tracing paper and how to create progressive tonality. We will be using a non-toxic etching bath. Proofing and printing will be taught as well. Bring a 4x6 drawing and 6H or 8H pens. No printmaking experience is necessary.

 


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Intro to Photoshop | Craig Mains

Intro to Photoshop | Craig Mains

$90 non-associates / $76.5 associates ($10 for materials)

Wed, 4/24   6 PM - 9 PM
Thu, 4/25    6 PM - 9 PM

This course shows you how to use Adobe Photoshop to perform many different image processing techniques. In this workshop, you will learn how to use some of the tools to select parts of images, or move, duplicate and resize images. You will learn to use layers, layer effects, filters, painting and blending, and color modification.


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Silkscreen | Pat Hunsinger

Silkscreen | Pat Hunsinger

Mon, 4/15 6 PM 9 PM
Tues, 4/16 6 PM 9 PM
Wed, 4/17 6 PM 9 PM

$135 non-associates / $114.75 associates ($20 for materials)

Learn the basics of silkscreen: photo-emulsion, stencils and
reductive methods. Silkscreen is one of the easiest and most
flexible printmaking methods. We will experiment with printing on
paper, fabric and other materials.


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