Printmaking

SPECIALIZED COURSES          DRAWING          MIXED MEDIA          NEW MEDIA          PAINTING          PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE          SCULPTURE          WATERCOLOR

 

Calendar 2019 - 2020

Fall Session 1: Sept 16 - Nov 9, 2019

Fall Session 2: Nov 11 - January 25, 2020

Thanksgiving Break: Nov 25 - Nov 30, 2019

Winter Break: Dec 23 - Jan 4, 2019

Spring Session 1: Jan 27 - Mar 21, 2020

Spring Break: Mar 23 - Mar 28, 2020

Spring Session 2: Mar 30 - May 23, 2020

Painterly Printmaking and New Experiences

Kathy Caraccio

Mondays & Tuesdays
9:30am - 12:30pm

This course will serve as a guided exploration of combining and creating experimental materials matrix and mono printing. We will learn the secrets of color ink on paper. In the spirit of green printing, the workshop features environmentally-friendly water miscible inks. Open to all levels.

$600

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Projects in Printmaking

Taka Maruno

Tuesdays & Wednesdays
1pm - 4pm

Find freedom of expression through printmaking. Develop individual projects in mediums including etching copper and zinc, color viscosity roller technique, and monotype. Unite technique and imagination in a dynamic expression of your unique vision. The instructor will be present on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

$600

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Special Projects in Printmaking: Working with a Master Printer

Kathy Caraccio

Mondays & Tuesdays
4:30pm - 7:30pm

This hands-on class will introduce basic techniques and tools, encouraging students to develop individual projects featuring silk aquatint, collagraph, carborundum and embossment. We will handle and discuss fine art, Western, and Asian papers including the technique of Chine-collé. In the spirit of green printing, the workshop features environmentally-friendly water miscible inks. The instructor will be present on both days. Find your technique and get inspired!

$330

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Monotype: The Painterly Print

Michele Liebler

Wednesdays
9:30am - 12:30pm

Learn about the art of Monotype. Monotype is a bridge between painting and printmaking. Artists as diverse as Degas to Jasper Johns used this painterly printmaking technique. The nature of the process allows students to work in a spontaneous manner doing gestural images and textured surfaces. Learn to experiment with blending techniques, additive and reductive methods, collage and creating textures with Gelli plates. Students will also have the option of assembling their monotypes into a gallery ready accordion book. The Instructor is present for each class. Open to all levels.

$330 

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Techniques of Printmaking

Taka Maruno

Wednesdays
4 pm - 7 pm

Discover the creative potential of printmaking, starting with monotypes and dry-point and moving to more complicated techniques of etching, aquatint, and color viscosity roller techniques. You’ll learn to combine technical skill and expression into works of art. This course is ideal whether you’re a beginner who wants to understand the process of making a print, or someone who wants to improve technique.

$330

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Cyanotypes (FALL)

Karen Lindsay

Thursdays (Fall Session 1 & 2)
10am - 2pm

Create images rather than capture them. The cyanotype photographic process has many expressive possibilities for the adventurous image-maker. Dating from 1842, this historic Prussian blue process offers a compelling alternative to modern digital prints. Topics will include the history of photography, photograms, creating negatives, paper, and substrate selection, exposing and developing prints, bleaching, toning and lumen prints. Most materials provided and all levels are welcome.

$390

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Printmaking: Experiences and Self Expression

Martha Bloom

Thursdays
7pm - 10pm

Enhance your sense of wonder through printmaking. Create projects in mixed media and printmaking in a supportive environment of self- expression to produce one of a kind prints. Use inventive problem solving to cultivate a stunning outcome and celebrate your individual artistic qualities. Learn to create exhibits and develop your confidence in the experience of art-making. All levels welcome.

$330

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Large Prints

Taka Maruno

Fridays
10am - 4pm

Create your image on a plate larger than full- size paper (22”x30”) that extends far beyond your imagination. Develop individual projects in mediums including monotype, drypoint, linocut, collagraph, carborundum, and chine colle. Just bring your passion and explore new idea. All levels are welcome. Eight students maximum.

$600

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Alternative Photographic Processes (SPRING)

Karen Lindsay

Thursdays (Spring Session 1 & 2)
11am - 3pm

Create images rather than capture them. Expressive possibilities in historic photographic processes offer a compelling alternative to modern digital prints. Fine art papers, hand applied archival emulsions, and the mercurial effects of chemistry and changing light provide surprises and opportunities for the adventurous image maker. Topics will include cyanotypes, Van Dyke brown, bleaching, toning, paper selection, photograms, and the history of photography. Most materials will be provided. Open to all levels.

$390

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