Workshop: The History & Technique of Wood Engraving
Saturday, June 23 | 10:00 am – 12:30 pm | $38
Discover the beauty of engraving on the end grain of hard boxwood. Invented by Thomas Bewick at the end of the 18th century, it was used in newspapers and magazines until the invention of photography and halftone imagery a century later. In the 20th century, wood engravings experienced a resurgence as an artistic medium. View a selection of prints and the tools used to create wood engravings from instructor Allan Grennier’s personal collection, and watch him demonstrate printing a block on his 85-year-old Challenge proof press. Organized in conjunction with Expressions in Print. Level: All Levels.
Workshop: Introduction to Silkscreen
Saturday, June 30 | 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm | $45
Learn the process of creating a screen for printmaking. We’ll demonstrate how to use photo emulsion to “burn” an image onto a screen and how to print it. Then you can try your hand at screen printing, exploring a few techniques for silkscreen monotype. We will also provide a variety of premade screens with which you can print, allowing you to practice pulling a print while experimenting with compositions. Organized in conjunction with Expressions in Print. Level: All Levels.
Workshop: Printmaking Sampler Workshop
Saturday & Sunday, July 14 – July 15 | 10:00 am – 3:00 pm | $150
Have a taste of the traditional and experimental printmaking processes while concentrating in one area or exploring many. Etch like Rembrandt, Goya, and Kentridge; monotype like Degas and Olivera; woodcut like Durer and Frankenthaler; lithograph like Kollwitz and Rauschenberg. Be surprised and inspired while working in a supportive, creative environment. Organized in conjunction with Expressions in Print. Level: All Levels.
Workshop: Advanced Serigraph Workshop
Saturday & Sunday, July 21 – July 22 | 10:00 am – 1:00 pm | $90
Extend your knowledge of serigraph (silkscreen) printing. Students will work with the instructor in advance of the workshop to create photo screens that are burned and ready to print when the workshop begins. During the two-day workshop, learn a system to register multicolor works perfectly and print them to your ultimate satisfaction. Organized in conjunction with Expressions in Print. Level: Intermediate + Advanced.
Workshop: Introduction to Monotype Printmaking
Saturday, July 28 | 10:00 am – 5:00 pm | $105
Explore the magical process of monotype printmaking using a wide variety of techniques and materials: reductive and additive inking, Chine-colle, stencils, and layering imagery. Individual style and experimental approaches to the medium are encouraged. The workshop will include both demonstrations and individualized instruction. Organized in conjunction with Expressions in Print. Level: All Levels.
Workshop: Open Print Staycation
Monday – Friday, August 13 – August 17 | 9:30 am – 2:30 pm | $275
Take your vacation in a monitored print studio — no passport or sunscreen required! Working all week long will allow you to gather momentum; your creative juices will flow. Organized in conjunction with Expressions in Print. Level: Intermediate + Advanced.