Introduction to the Marvelous Collagraph
In this one-day introductory class we will explore the many possibilities of the collagraph print. Collagraphs are beautiful, often experimental prints made from collaging textured items onto a matboard or similar surface, then sealing it and applying inks to print it onto paper.
This is a very inexpensive, flexible and rewarding technique that results in rich, textured prints. This class is suitable for anyone interested in expanding their printmaking repertoire- no experience necessary, but certainly a great technique for any printmaker to incorporate into their work. Collagraphs can be easily combined with other techniques such as monotype and gravure, or stand proudly alone.
Class date: August 19, 2017
Class time: 10 AM – 5 PM, includes lunch break
Class fee: $120 + tax, includes all printing materials and one large paper (divided in quarters.) Additional paper may be purchased. Your own textured items welcomed!
Instructor: Jessica Krichels
New! Evening Workshop
Nothing quite beats the rich, velvety tones of aquatint--but not every printmaker has access to rosin boxes and airbrushes to create aquatint tone on plates!
Silk aquatint is a collagraph (collage printmaking) approach that provides lush, amazing tonal quality with a few handy materials. In this focused class, we will produce silk aquatint plates using plexiglass, screenprinting mesh, acrylic paint and acrylic medium.
Students will learn how to build a plate, create tone, make marks, ink, wipe and print. Silk aquantint plates can be printed with oil and water-based inks, and can even be combined with other printmaking plates and methods--like etching, relief, screenprinting and collagraph.
Class dates: Thursday Evenings, October 11, 18, 25, and November 1, 2017
Class time: 6-8:30 PM
Class fee: $220 + tax, includes all printing materials and one large paper (divided in quarters.) Additional paper may be purchased.
Instructor: Ren Adams, MFA