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Beginners and experienced printmakers explore a variety of woodblock printing methods. Using traditional tools and methods in creative ways,students learn to maximize their time at the press. Students create multi-layered reduction prints with oil-based ink and a printing press, as well as single-layer hand rubbed prints with water-based ink. A $40...
Using relief printing techniques, students learn how to create a linocut relief print by creating an initial drawing, then transferring and carving it onto a linoleum block to be printed. Relief printing is the process of carving away material on a flat surface. The remaining surface is then “rolled” with ink and pressed onto paper to make a final...
Monotypes are one-of-a-kind prints created by a painterly method originally developed by the Impressionists. In this class students learn several techniques including subtractive, additive, color blending, texture transfer, and other painterly methods. Monotypes can be abstract or realistic, and students are encouraged to work at their own pace to...
Students discover multiple printmaking techniques focusing on collograph, relief and monotype, using nontoxic materials. Participants can create greeting cards from their prints, as well as print directly onto T-shirts with their relief block.
This course introduces students to a range of printmaking techniques. Students will learn fundamentals of relief printing in wood or linoleum, dry point and mono type. Black and white work is emphasized though students will be introduced to chin colle as a method of adding color to their prints.
For those who have already taken screen printing at The Art League or have significant silk screen experience elsewhere, this class offers individual instruction as students follow their own path working in this versatile medium. Course limited to two students.
Printing was introduced in Germany in the 1440’s and the first herbal was printed in 1491. In this course students will create single color relief prints editions using plants as their subject. This class is open to beginners as well as students who want to expand their relief printing practice.
Learn to create modern graphics by layering textures, photos, text, color and drawn images using contemporary printing techniques. Create a portfolio of unique prints. Explore your creativity through the printing process.
Silk screen printing can fill a page with color in a single stroke, or build layer upon transparent layer of intricate detail. Screen prints may be vibrant or subtle, sharp-edged, or brushy and textured. Students create hand-painted, hand-cut, and photographic stencils, and then print through them using water based non-toxic inks. Lab fee of $50, payable...
Come explore the fascinating world of viscosity printing, a process which allows you to print three colors at once. Using simple materials, we will spend the first day of class making our collagraph plates. Once the plates dry overnight, the second day of class will be spent printing. This class is great for printmakers, but also for anyone who loves...
Enjoy the expressiveness and versatility of monotype printmaking. Monotypes are one-of-a-kind prints made by adding or removing ink from a plate which is then printed using a printing press. Additional layers can be created by adding other elements to the plate and passing it through the press one or more times, resulting in rich, multfaceted images....
This course covers a variety of printmaking techniques, including linocut and drypoint. Students explore the possibilities of color using monotype. Each printmaker has the opportunity to print his own t-shirt or tote-bag. There is a supply list for this class in the school store. A materials fee is payable to the instructor at the first class
Lithography enables artists to use a wide range of techniques to achieve multiple prints including crayons and pencil shading, washes, and pen & ink. Students learn to grind a stone and/or prepare a metal plate, develop an image, and print a small edition. A $45 lab fee is payable to the instructor. Open to all experience levels. The Art...
This class is designed for students with some background in printmaking, as well as for more advanced students. By working with a master printmaker, students can refine their skills in intaglio, lithography, and/or monotype printing by focusing on individual or class projects. New and more advanced techniques are introduced for student exploration....
Come experience the art of painting with hot wax! This fun workshop is for those who have little familiarity with encaustics and would like an introduction, and for those who have experienced working with the medium, but seek to refine their skills. Diversity of learning is covered, including the basic materials and techniques, safety issues...