VA Intaglio Texture Crash Course (780)

Visiting Artist Workshop with Carrie Lingscheit
Print Studio
Saturday, March 21, 2020, 9 - 5 pm
Sunday, March 22, 2020, noon - 5 pm

$205/Members $185
Perquisite: Etching experience is recommended
From bold, hard-edged graphics to whisper-subtle tonal gradations " no matter your aesthetic or style, intaglio can deliver! This workshop will introduce multiple methods of creating tone and texture using both etching (ferric chloride on copper) and various non-acid techniques and tool usage. Instructional demos will include toner wash, texture transfer, spit bite, and various other aquatint methods using sprays and stencils. Expect to view and discuss many diverse examples of intaglio print work, discuss complex layering of intaglio techniques, and explore inking and printing methods such as a la poupee. Bring along your in-progress plates, or start something new!

Fresh Folds Fun Night: Greeting Card Printmaking (773)

Debbi Kreps, Print Studio
Friday, November 15
6 - 9 pm /One night
$60/Members: $40
Celebrate the season with a night out making monotype cards without a press using a remarkable product called "Gelli Plate." By using a combination of paint, soft rubber rollers, color shapers, and stencils, you'll create unique cards and gift tags perfect for giving to your friends and family.

Intro to Hydraulic Press (715)

Tracy Bell, Jewelry Studio
Saturday, November 16
10 am-4 pm/One day

$95/Members: $75
Learn to manipulate metal with the force of a 20 tons on the hydraulic press in this condensed introductory workshop. Techniques covered will be using pancake dies, puffing, and forming using silhouette die shapes. We will also use the rolling mill to pattern metal for a more interesting surface. Materials provided with additional available for purchase. All materials provided with additional materials available for purchase.