Thursday, August 20, 2009

Upcoming Fall Classes!

Introduction to Monotype
This liberating medium combines painting and printmaking techniques. In this four day class, students will be introduced to a variety of techniques from basic to experimental, and work with high-quality water-based Akua-Kolor monotype inks.
Class dates: Saturdays and Sundays Sept. 12, 13, 19, and 20
Class time: 9 AM - 5 PM, includes lunch break
Class fee: $ 275.00 + tax, includes all printing materials.
Paper needs to be purchased separately.
Instructor: Mary Sundstrom, MFA

Non-toxic Photogravure/Solarplate-Etching
This four day workshop provides an exciting opportunity to create beautiful limited edition prints using two distinctly different methods. The first results in rich and detailed photographic images, the second is a great alternative to lithography for artists who love to draw!
Class date: Saturday and Sundays Oct. 3, 4, 10, and 11
Class time: 9 AM - 5 PM, includes lunch break
Class fee: $ 275 + tax, includes two small plates, and all printing materials. Additional plates are available.
Instructor: Diane Alire, MFA

Relief Printing
In relief printing, the image is printed from a raised surface which was produced by cutting away non-image areas. This four day class covers several techniques from basic ones to multi-plate and reduction printing.

Class dates: Saturdays and Sundays, October 17, 18, 24, and 25
Class time: 9 AM - 5 PM, includes lunch break
Class fee: $ 275 + tax, includes most printing materials
Instructor: Tanya Landin, Gallery and Workshop Assistant

Non-toxic Etching
In this four day class, students become acquainted with the beautiful art of etching used by Rembrandt and Goya. This class covers many different techniques, such as line etching, aquatint, softground, spitbite, and chine collé.

Class dates: Sundays only, Nov. 8, 15, 22, and 29
Class times: 9 AM - 5 PM, includes lunch break
Class fee: $ 275 + tax, includes one 6 x 4.5" copper plate,
1 sheet of paper, 2 etching tools, and printing materials.
Instructor: Ray Maseman, BFA

Monotype Madness
3 Presses!
2 Hours!
Dozens of bottles of ink!
Mounds of brushes, brayers, stamps, stencils, paper, widgets and wing dings!
Infinite Possibilities!!

Date: Saturday, November 14th.
Time Slots:
10:00-noon, 1:00-3:00 or 3:30-5:30
Fee: $ 40.00 + tax per session,
includes some paper

Our trained printers stand ready to assist as you become a prolific producer of prints during this special event. You will use a printing press to transfer painted, stamped, stenciled or drawn designs from plate to paper and create as many unique images as possible. Open to all!

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