Beginning Printmaking (780)Deborah Mattson, Print Studio
Wednesdays, January 10 - March 28
6:30 - 9 pm/12 weeks
Prerequisite: Beginning Drawing or equivalent Two fundamental processes of printmaking, relief and intaglio will be introduced. Learn new skills in a supportive atmosphere while becoming familiar with the tools and methods associated with these basic print mediums. Bring visual resource material to the first class.
Intro to Lithography (781)Deborah Mattson, Print Studio
Thursdays, January 11 - March 29
6:30 - 9 pm/12 weeks
Prerequisite: Beginning Drawing or equivalent Using aluminum plates for lithographic printmaking techniques you ll discover
the many aspects of this process like the magic of chemistry, image development, and hands-on printing. Using direct drawing with litho pencils, crayons and washes; you ll create a unique image that can be printed multiple times. Step-by-step instruction takes you through basic plate and press set-up and operation, etching and inking processes. You ll print your own image with the potential of leaving with a small edition of prints.
Go Green! Printmaking (782)Tamara Hirzel, Print Studio
Thursdays, January 11- March 29
No class March 8
1:30 - 4 pm/11 weeks
Prerequisite: Beginning drawing or equivalent Explore printmaking without solvents. Water miscible inks offer the best of both worlds - the rich intensity of oil-based inks and the ease of soap and water clean up. We ll cover linocut and intaglio printmaking and experiment with combining techniques. Please bring ideas, sketches and reference materials to first class.
Screen Printing for Paper and Fabric (783)Sue Caulfield, Print Studio
Tuesdays, January 9 - March 27
No class March 6
6 - 8:45 pm/11 weeks
Learn the basics of screen printing to develop your own design or image to print on paper or fabric. There will be time to work independently and finish projects or further develop skills. Instructor will be available for feedback, technical advice, and guidance.
Printmaking Critique (784)Trevor Grabill, Print Studio
Tuesdays, March 6 - 27
1 - 3:30 pm/4 weeks
Prerequisite: Previous Printmaking experience Strengthen your work and clarify your ideas in 4 weeks of structured group critique for the active printmaker. Discussion will include why we make prints and how we can make them better. Featuring guest artists, historical discussions, and prompts. This course also includes access to open studio hours for the duration of the class. Students must arrange to meet with Head of Printmaking to review shop rules and safety. Please bring several pieces of previous work to the first class. Materials are available for purchase.
Transfer Processes Workshop (785)Vicki VanAmeyden, Print Studio
Saturday, January 20
10 am - 3 pm/One day $80/Members: $60
Learn several image transfer techniques during this creative and energetic workshop. Have fun transferring images both by hand and with printing press onto an assortment of surfaces -- paper, fabric, wood, and more. This workshop will benefit anyone eager to explore new techniques and directions. Description of materials used, compatible images, and optional supplies provided upon enrollment. Most materials included. Bring your lunch.
Collagraph Workshop (786)Vicki VanAmeyden, Print Studio
Saturday & Sunday, February 17 & 18
10 am - 3 pm/Two days
Learn to create printing plates out of materials found around your home! A collagraph is simply a collage that is printed. Create several plates during the first day and print them during the second day. This is a great way to explore surface, texture, and layering through printmaking. Materials provided, but feel free to bring additional collage items. Bring lunch both days.