Printmaking

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014
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Introduction to Printmaking

September 30, 2014 to December 2, 2014 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM Instructor: Sunghee Park

This is an introduction to the form of printmaking, monotype. Students will learn a variety of techniques for creating images on monotype plates. Students will work on single-pass and multi-pass printing that combine additive, subtractive, tracing, stencil and transfer techniques. Students will make a carborundum plate as a one of a kind collograph which can produce multiple prints. This course involves the use of hand tools requiring fine motor coordination. Special registration policies apply; please call (518) 273-0552 x 231 to sign up. Last day to register for this class is Friday, September 26.

Wednesday, Oct 8, 2014
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Monotype Workshop

October 8, 2014 to October 29, 2014 — 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM Instructor: Sunghee Park

Created in the 1600’s, the monotype is a unique artistic printing process used by artists such as William Blake, Dega, and Pissarro. This four week workshop will be an exploration of monotype techniques for painters and those who are interested in making images with a printing press. Participants will be primarily using water-based Akua inks, and will be introduced to various methods of monotype through demonstrations and individual assistance.

Thursday, Oct 16, 2014
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Relief Printmaking: Linocut

October 16, 2014 to November 20, 2014 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM Instructor: Christina Lang

This six week course is an introduction to fine art relief printmaking techniques and concepts in which each student will create unique and limited edition prints. In linocut printmaking, an ink drawing is made on a linoleum block. The artist cuts away un-inked areas, leaving inked areas raised. Printing ink is applied to the raised surface and a sheet of paper is laid on the block to take an impression by hand or a press. Students will design multiple series of images which can be used as unique holiday cards or personal works of art. Beginners welcome!