Holiday Wreath Workshop (603)Sherri Snyder, Multi-Purpose Classroom
Monday, November 25
6 - 8 pm/One Day
Create a beautiful round wreath with a variety of luxurious, mixed evergreens
and a bow that can proudly be displayed throughout the holiday season. Please bring shears or sharp pruners if you can, plus nitrile-type garden gloves.
VA Intaglio Texture Crash Course (780)Visiting Artist Workshop with Carrie Lingscheit
Saturday, March 21, 2020, 9 - 5 pm
Sunday, March 22, 2020, noon - 5 pm
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!
Creative Fun Night: Fresh Folds Card Making (773)Debbi Kreps, Print Studio
Friday, November 15
6 - 9 pm /One night
Celebrate the coming of the holidays with a night out! Make beautiful 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
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.