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Continuing Education at PAFA



Printmaking

Screenprinting at Home (ONLINE) PR 620EH_ON

$350

with Lisa Hamilton

Calendar Current session started Jan 22, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 10 weeks

Screenprinting is the perfect process for making prints at home. Join Lisa Hamilton, PAFA Faculty and Print Shop Manager, Learn how to select materials and set up a portable screenprinting station that can easily be tucked away when not printing. Explore low-tech processes using found-object and paper stencils, crayon resist, drawing fluid, and screen filler. All materials are safe and non-toxic, requiring a sink and yard hose for cleanup. All levels are welcome. Beginners will be guided through all aspects of the process including screen preparation, image development, and printing techniques. Printmakers with experience may propose independent projects.

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Materials List: Hamilton PR 620EH_ON

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Stamp & Color Reduction Relief Printing (ONLINE) PR 600ES_ON

$225

with Tony Rosati

Calendar Current session started Jan 23, 2021 at 10 am, runs for 6 weeks

Stamp prints are an easy way to introduce relief-printing methods at home. Join Tony Rosati, Chair of the PAFA Print Department, and learn how to make stamp prints using carved erasers and hand-printing processes. Incorporate mixed media and pochoir (stencil) color methods, and combine your stamp-printed imagery in simple book structures and larger format color reduction prints.

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Materials List: Rosati 600ES_ON

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The Portable Print (ONLINE) PR 615PP_ON (Section 2)

$195

with Shushana Rucker

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 2, 2021 at 7 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Learn to make your own fine art prints without a press or special equipment!  Create your own “portable” print-shop to use at home or to create plein air works outdoors. Gain the confidence and expertise to perform the following techniques on your own:  relief, oil- and water-based monotype, Gauguin monotype, stencil printing on fabric, stamp printing, solar etching, and paste paper making.  A demonstration on how to make a portfolio to store paper and prints and simple framing techniques will be provided.  Comprehensive online instruction is comprised of video demonstrations, guides, and assignments with regular instructor feedback.  Live Zoom sessions will be held every Thursday, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Learning Objectives

• Gain an understanding of the basic processes in printmaking and receive an overview of its history.

• Gain experience in relief and intaglio techniques.

• Students will produce a variety of images using different printmaking techniques

• Gain an understanding of how to create prints without a shop.

Note: This course is also available for 1.0 undergraduate credit for $525

Register by: February 19

Materials List : Rucker PR 615PP_ON Session 2

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Hand-Printed Monotype (ONLINE) PR 604EH_ON

$225

with Tony Rosati

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 6, 2021 at 10 am, runs for 6 weeks

Join Tony Rosati, Chair of the PAFA Printmaking Department, from his home studio for this live Zoom monotype class.  Monotypes are unique painterly prints created by painting and drawing with ink on a slick surface and transferring the image onto paper by way of a press or hand printing.  This course will focus on hand-printed methods, introducing students to a variety of additive and subtractive techniques, exploring working in both color and black and white. Mixed media approaches, an array of paper choices, and green cleanup methods will also be presented. 

Register by:  February 26

Materials List : Rosati PR 604EH_ON -1

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Image:

Tony Rosati, Hillside with Trees and Fissure, oil paint monotype on gray wove paper, 17 3/4 x 24 7/8 in., collection of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, accession # 1986.35, John S. Phillips Fund purchase

More History of the Printed Image (ONLINE) PR 650EH_ON

$75

with Tony Rosati

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 19, 2021 at 1 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Join Tony Rosati, Chair of the PAFA Printmaking Department, for another fascinating exploration of the important prints and books spanning the 15th to 21st centuries. This session’s selected topics will include William Blake’s illuminated books, influences, and printing processes; screenprinting’s history, milestone prints, and evolution from silkscreen; and the significance of select artists, writers, and publishers in the context of 20th century printmaking.

Register by:  January 29

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