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Continuing Education at PAFA



Printmaking

Printmaking at Home (ONLINE) PR 615PP_ON
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Printmaking at Home (ONLINE) PR 615PP_ON

$225

with Shushana Rucker

Calendar Current session started May 26, 2021 at 7 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Who needs a press to create prints?  Make your mark in multiples with a wide range of processes that easily can be accomplished from a home studio or kitchen table!  Learn how to make carved relief prints, painterly monotypes, stencil prints on fabric, versatile stamp prints, and environmentally-friendly solar etchings.  Instruction includes basic storage and framing methods for your artwork.  See examples and be guided through each process through posted video demonstrations and guides, live Zoom sessions, and assignments with instructor feedback.  Open both to experienced printmakers looking to translate their practice to a home workspace and to beginners wanting to build a foundation or simply try something new!  

Learning Objectives:

  • Become familiar with basic printmaking processes and their history
  • Produce a variety of images using different printmaking techniques
  • Learn the tools and techniques needed for printmaking without a shop.

NOTE: This course is available for 1.0 undergraduate credit

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Materials List: Rucker PR 615PP_ON Session 1

CE Policy Guide Summer 2021

Zoom Technical Requirements

Hand-Printed Monotype (ONLINE) PR 604EH_ON
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Hand-Printed Monotype (ONLINE) PR 604EH_ON

$225

with Tony Rosati

Calendar Current session started May 29, 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.

Registration still available

Materials List: Rosati PR 604EH_ON 

CE Policy Guide Summer 2021 

Zoom Technical Requirements

Image: Tony Rosati, Hillside with Trees and Fissure, 1984, oil paint monotype on gray wover paper, 17 3/4 x 24 7/8 in. (45.085 x 63.1825 cm.), collection of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, accession #1986.35, John s. Phillips Fund Purchase

Hand-Printed Monotype (ONLINE) PR 604EH_ON

$225

with Tony Rosati

Calendar Next available session starts Jul 7, 2021 at 6 pm, 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: June 25

Materials List: Rosati PR 604EH_ON 2

CE Policy Guide Summer 2021 

Zoom Technical Requirements

Image: Tony Rosati, Hillside with Trees and Fissure, 1984, oil paint monotype on gray wover paper, 17 3/4 x 24 7/8 in. (45.085 x 63.1825 cm.), collection of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, accession #1986.35, John s. Phillips Fund Purchase

Collagraph Printmaking (ONLINE) PR 600EC_ON

$150

with Lisa Hamilton

Calendar Next available session starts Jul 9, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 4 weeks

Explore the art of collagraphy, a versatile and inventive printmaking technique, at home without a press. Build layers and textures with a variety of common natural and household materials to create a collaged plate that will be printed in relief. Experiment with shaped plates, found objects, layered images, and printing with both opaque and transparent inks. Experience the myriad of textural possibilities with this creative, tactile process, perfect for all levels.

Materials List: Hamilton PR 600E_ON

CE Policy Guide Summer 2021

Zoom Technical Requirements

History of the Printed Image: Etching & Mezzotint (ONLINE) PR 605EE_ON

$125

with Tony Rosati

Calendar Next available session starts Jul 9, 2021 at 1 pm, runs for 5 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 class will look at the etching and mezzotint processes, and highlight Rembrandt van Rijn, Jacques Callot, the Tiepolo family, Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Ludwig Von Siegen and Yozo Hamaguchi.

Register by: July 2

CE Policy Guide Summer 2021

Zoom Technical Requirements

Pre-College: Mixed-Media Narrative Art, PR 710PC

$400

with Rosae Reeder

Calendar Next available session starts Aug 2, 2021 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

Storytelling is an art form that has been passed down for centuries and in many cultures, the storyteller is highly regarded as being the keepers of history and culture. The stories told, helped people make sense of the world, taught children about their traditions, were entertaining and educational. Storytelling is a huge part of communication and it is something that we all do, even in regular conversation.

In this one-week intensive course, you will make an Artist Book using your personal narrative/ story, alternative printmaking techniques and book structure. By combining images and techniques such as packing tape transfers, watercolor monoprint, Geli plate printing, bookbinding and more, you will create an Artist book that fully expresses the intent of your narrative.

Discussion and presentation about storytelling and the history of books will be introduced along with one-on-one discussions about personal narrative and book structure. Artist books are the modern and creative vessels of storytelling. Learn to use the techniques described to tell your own stories like the storytellers of the past.

Please come to class prepared with supplies from the required materials list

Students have the option of taking this class for 1.0 college credit or no credit. The only difference in experience is that "for-credit" students will receive a grade for their work.

Scholarships are available by application: https://pafacademy.slideroom.com/#/login/program/59548. Please apply for scholarship and get decision BEFORE registering. Scholarship policies here: https://www.pafa.org/school/academics/pre-college/policies

International students are welcome! However, the registration process is different to support international payment systems. Please reach out to precollege@pafa.org to register as an international student.





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