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Explore unconventional organic materials such as potatoes and other plant matter as printmaking tools, as well as traditional rubber, linoleum, and foam plates. Learn how to work with organic and found natural surfaces and cut printing blocks to create nature-inspired designs for water-based prints.
Designed to communicate the essence of printmaking and give students freedom of expression through this medium, the overarching goal is: technique + expression = art. Individual projects are encouraged and students work in a variety of mediums including etching copper and zinc, color viscosity roller technique, and monotype. The instructor will be
The essence of printmaking is the difference between a plate and a print. Students will learn techniques of printmaking, starting with monotypes and dry-point and moving to more complicated techniques of etching, aquatint and color viscosity roller techniques. This course is designed for the beginner who wants to understand the process of making a
This course provides a broad introduction to 3 basic printmaking processes. Learn about intaglio techniques by creating a drypoint and etching, create unique prints with monoprint and carve blocks for relief printing. Important techniques used in all printmaking processes, such as paper tearing, ink modification, chine colle, registration, and pri
This class is your opportunity to learn multiple print processes in our newly renovated printmaking facilities. We will cover four different techniques: Monotype, Relief, Intaglio, and Lithography.The class will focus on each of these printmaking processes in a straightforward and thorough fashion through a series of lectures and demonstr
Students attending this class will learn all stages of the linocut process: image transfer, carving, inking, registration and printing. Relief printing is the oldest form of printmaking, and the modern material of linoleum makes it incredibly easy to practice this ancient art, effortlessly yielding elegant, fluid lines. Ever popular for their direc
Students attending this class will discover numerous image making methods that can all be recreated in your home studio or apartment to yield a great variety of effects/results. Ideal for those without access to a press or printmaking facility, this workshop takes a mixed-media approach to monotype the most immediate of all the printmaking processe
Enhance your sense of wonder through a cultivation of technique and nourishment of consciousness. Using the press in combination with collage and assemblage can broaden the art making experience, adding a mesmerizing phenomenon of the unexpected. The practice of inventive problem solving can cultivate a telling outcome along with a kindred camarade
Students attending this class will learn the basic principles of this classic artistic process. In this class, students will create monotypes which are painterly prints that offer freedom and spontaneity unmatched by any other artistic process. Students will explore basic approaches, materials, and techniques without the use of acid, including dry
This workshop combines the directness and immediacy of the monotype with the richness and luminosity of encaustic painting. This versatile process eliminates the multiple steps of encaustic painting, and the toxicity of inks and solvents of traditional printmaking on a press. Drawing with pigmented wax, students will create one-of-a-kind prints by
Make your prints shine! In this class Ms. Golici will introduce students to thevarious results that can be achieved when foil is combined with digitaland traditional printmaking techniques. Learn how to build upyour images by using masks, templates and layers to developcomplex images with foil. Students are encouraged to bring drawings and photogra
Mezzotint is a subtractive process known for its rich black and subtle gradient of tone. With only three tools, mezzotints can be done at home with no toxic chemicals.
Intro to Etchingwill bring this 500-year-old process to life. The class focuses on creating intaglio prints from copper plates. It covers basic techniques including: dry point, hardground line etching, plate preparation, and printing. Etching is a diverse process, offering an artist a unique set of tools and marks with which to experiment and commu
Learn how to do a photopolymer etching - the safest and quickest method for creating photographic imagery in etching. Also known as solar plate etching, this is an easy and innovative way to create intaglio and photo etchings without the use of acid and other harmful chemicals. Hand-drawn, photo-based, or digital images are exposed onto light-sens
Kids and parents learn printmaking together at this series of three Brooklyn Arts Council-funded workshops at Shoestring Press. Families are encouraged to sign up for the whole series of three, or just drop in for one class at a time. Sessions are two hours long and run from 1pm to 3pm on each Sunday date. Sunday, September 28, Bookbindin
Learn how to successfully work with water based inks, about the intricacies of working with multi-layer designs, tips n' tricks to precise registrations, and how to print large formats with time in class to work on your own poster. Our poster printing class provides in depth instruction for printing specifically on paper.Note: All screen printing s
This intensive workshop will de-mystify the world of adhesives and methods for using them. The class will begin with demonstrations on how to use various pressure, heat, and wet adhesives. Each adhesive has its own unique characteristic that lends itself to certain methods and materials. We will explore these characteristics in some printing demons
Learn how to transfer images, carve blocks and cut kento registration marks, make non-toxic water-based inks from pigment, and print by hand with a baren. You will also learn to edit multi-color prints on kozo paper. Moku hanga, the traditional Japanese technique, allows you to print luminous colors with easy registration and without the use of so
Introduction to Intaglio I – Drypoint and Hardground: Saturday, October 4, 11am – 7pm- Appropriate for beginners in the medium and those who have never made prints before, techniques covered include preparing plates, creating images using drypoint and hardground, inking and wiping, and printing from start to finish. The course will include
Students attending this class will pick subjects they could enjoy and develop them in different mediums: charcoal, pastels, acrylics and printmaking. In this class beginning and returning students will benefit from the varied media explored in this open workshop format.Note:Many supplies provided, others will be discussed in class.
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