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Summer Workshops 2012

 

Beginning Monotype 1
Saturday, June 9 1-4:00 PM

An introduction to printmaking, this workshop introduces new and experienced artists to the most approachable form of printmaking. Closely related to painting, monotype uses inks to create an images that is transferred onto paper creating unique prints.  No prior art experience needed. Class size is limited to 6.  All materials are included. Students may want to bring http://www.artshow.com/trans.gifideas, sketches or photos.

TUITION:  $30.
Workshop fee includes:
2 sheets BFK
access to plexiglass plate, tools, inks, solvents, protective gloves, and press

Beginning Monotype 2
Saturday, June 30 1-4:00 PM
 
A follow up to Beginning Monoptype 1, this workshop adds techniques of adding textures and working the image in layers.  Beginning Monotype 1 is required for those new to printmaking.  Class size is limited to 6.  All materials are included. Students may want to bring http://www.artshow.com/trans.gifideas, sketches or photos as well as flat  textured objects.
 
TUITION: $30.
Workshop fee includes:
2 sheets BFK
access to plates, tools, inks, solvents, protective gloves, and press

Introduction to Embossing 
Saturday, July 14  1-4:00 PM

An inkless process that involves pressing textures and shapes into dampened paper, this workshop will cover image preparation and embossing using an etching press. No prior art experience needed. Class size is limited to 6.  All materials are included. Students may want to bring http://www.artshow.com/trans.gifideas, sketches or photos.

TUITION: $30.
Workshop fee includes:
2 sheets BFK
access to tools and press

Introduction to Drypoint
Saturday, July 21  1-4:00 PM

A drypoint print is created by incising a series of lines and cross hatching to create an image.  This workshop will cover plate preparation, creating the image on the plate, inking and wiping the plate, and printing on an etching press.  No prior art experience needed. Class size is limited to 6.  All materials are included. Students may want to bring http://www.artshow.com/trans.gifideas, sketches or photos.

TUITION:$35.

Workshop fee includes:
1   6 x 8” plexiglass plate
2   sheets BFK
access to tools, inks, clean up materials, protective gloves, etching press, etc.

Silk Screen 1
Introduction to Simple Stencils
Saturday, July 28  1-4:00 PM

Learn the basics of screen printing and attain an understanding and appreciation for the process using the most basic techniques to create stencils that are easily printed on almost any flat surface.  Most materials are included but you must bring your own silk screen, which can be purchased at any local or online art supply store.

TUITION: $30.
Workshop fee includes:
2 sheets BFK
access to tools, inks, squeegees, etc.

Silk Screen 2
Introduction to Photo Exposure
Saturday, August 4  1-4:00 PM

A follow up to Silk Screen 1 or if you’ve already done some screen printing, this workshop will present the process of taking a detailed computer generated image and photographically exposing it onto the screen.  Most materials are included but you must bring your own silk screen, which can be purchased at any local or online art supply store. You should also bring a black and white Xerox copy of an image on paper or transparency film (not an inkjet print). Make sure your image has dense blacks and if there are any gray areas you will need to create them using a half tone screen. 

TUITION: $35.
Workshop fee includes:
2 sheets BFK
access to photo emulsion, tools, inks, squeegees, etc.

Silk Screen 3
Printing, Variations, and Basic Registration
Saturday, August 11  1-4:00 PM

A follow up to Silk Screen 1 and or 2 or if you’ve already done some screen printing, this workshop will present the process of printing your image already prepared on a screen and how to print variations of the image.  Most materials are included but you must bring your own silk screen, which can be purchased at any local or online art supply store.

TUITION: $30.
Workshop fee includes:
2 sheets BFK
access to tools, inks, etc.

 

          


Additional work time is available during Open Studio hours.

 Tuesdays and Wednesdays 6-10:00 PM and Fridays 1-5:00 PM No instruction. $15ówork independently, bring your own plates and paper

Space for workshops is limited, so reserve your spot...call 419-343-5084 or email
  info@studio-m-printmakers.com