Printmaking

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: Rachel Baxter

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!