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Printmaking

PR 600E Woodcut and Relief Printmaking
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PR 600E Woodcut and Relief Printmaking

$515

with Ronald Wyffels

Calendar Jan 21, 2020 at 1 pm, runs for 12 weeks

Printing from a drawing carved into wood or a linoleum block is the oldest and most straightforward form of printmaking. All aspects of the process will be covered, including drawing on the block, carving your design and printing black-and white and color prints. All levels welcome. (Tuition inlcudes a $20 lab fee)

Learning Objectives

  • Students will gain a basic understanding of the relief printing process.
  •  Students will acquire technical experience in preparing woodblocks & linoleum blocks to receive their drawn images.

  • Students will learn safe and smart cutting techniques for making their printing blocks.

  • Students will acquire technical expertise by way of proofing and printing their black & white and color relief prints, included learned skills in ink brayer use & press operation.

  • Students will learn printmaking professionalism including printing editions on clean registered printmaking paper, signing and numbering editions appropriately.

  • Students will learn the importance of image development through individual reviews and by exploring various possibilities with the process.

  • Students will develop critical visual and verbal skills by way of individual discussions with the instructor and with their peers.

  • Students will advance their individual art concepts and expand their artistic territory through new technique & material uses of relief printmaking.

Materials List Wyffels PR 600E

PR 602E Lithography
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PR 602E Lithography

$515

with Ronald Wyffels

Calendar Jan 22, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 12 weeks

Lithography is a versatile printmaking process that allows for a complete range of drawing effects:  contour line, hatching/cross-hatching, painterly wash applications, expressive mark-making, and reductive techniques.  Learn all aspects of the lithographic process through step-by-step demonstrations and hands-on practice:  preparing a traditional stone or lightweight aluminum plate; creating your own drawing from observation, imagination or photographic transfer using a range of drawing materials; selecting paper; printing in black-and-white and color; and editioning your prints (Tuition includes $20 lab fee).

Learning Objectives

  • Students will gain a basic understanding of the lithography printing process.
  • Students will acquire technical experience in preparing stones, plates, & ink.
  • Students will learn basic stone & plate drawing, etching and processing techniques.
  • Students will acquire technical expertise by way of proofing and printing their stones & plates, included learned skills in roller use & litho press operation.
  • Students will learn printmaking professionalism including printing editions on clean registered printmaking paper, signing and numbering editions appropriately.
  • Students will learn the importance of image development through individual reviews and by exploring various possibilities with the process.
  • Students will develop critical visual and verbal skills by way of individual discussions with the instructor and with their peers.
  • Students will advance their individual art concepts and expand their artistic territory through new technique & material uses.

Materials List PR 602E

PR 620E2 Screenprinting and Beyond

$515

with Lisa Hamilton

Calendar Jan 24, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 12 weeks

The versatile nature of screenprinting lends itself to printing on paper, fabric and other surfaces. For the beginner, this course will cover all aspects of the process including screen preparation, image development, and printing techniques. Printmakers with experience may propose independent projects.

Learning Objectives

• Students will have a basic understanding of the screen printing process.

• Students will acquire technical experience with screens, squeegees, ink, tools, and equipment.

• Students will learn basic screen printing techniques including image development, coating and processing screens, mixing ink, and printing.

• Students will acquire technical expertise by way of printing various stencils from fine detail images to flat broad areas.

• Students will learn printmaking professionalism including printing editions on clean registered printmaking paper, signing and numbering editions appropriately.

• Students will learn the importance of image development through individual reviews and by exploring various possibilities with the process.

• Students will develop critical visual and verbal skills by way of individual discussions with the instructor and with their peers.

(Tuition includes $20 lab fee.)

Materials List Hamilton PR 620E2

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PR 604EM Monoprint/Etching
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PR 604EM Monoprint/Etching

$515

with Tony Rosati

Calendar Jan 25, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 12 weeks

This course presents basic intaglio and monotype printing techniques including monoprint, drypoint, etching, aquatint, collograph and polymer plate methods. Image embellishments will include embossing, chine collé, collage, paper plates and mixed media techniques. All levels welcome; experienced students may continue independent work.

Learning Objectives

• Create and exhibit work in a professional manner, both in terms of craftsmanship and presentation.

• Demonstrate an understanding of and technical proficiency in all printmaking methods taught.

• Successfully replicate print editions of their work.

• Critically evaluate and clearly address issues of subject matter, content, and intention within their body of work.

• Produce work that is driven by conceptual concerns.

• Create work that displays increasing levels of technical and conceptual confidence.

• Create work that exhibits invention and experimentation.

(Tuition includes $20 lab fee.)

Materials List Rosati PR 604EM

 

PR 604CW Collagraph: Printing the Collage
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PR 604CW Collagraph: Printing the Collage

$170

with Christine Stoughton

Explore the art of the collagraph, in which a textured collage is transformed into a printed image. This creative and accessible process promotes a tactile experience both in the making of the plate – in which fabric, yarn, natural forms and other found materials are glued down to a rigid surface – and in the implied texture of the printed form. No prior collage or printmaking experience is necessary. All levels welcome.

* Please note the workshop duration is 2 Saturdays.

Learning Objectives

• Students will learn how to construct a textured collage which can be successfully printed.

• Students will learn how to print their collages either as an intaglio print or a relief print.

• Students will learn how to print their collages using both an etching press and hand printing techniques.

• Students will produce work that can form the basis for mixed media Images.

• Students will learn how to enhance their initial printed collages through the addition of selected monoprinting techniques.

Materials List Stoughton PR 604CW 

The Portable Print PR 615PP_ON

$195

with Shushana Rucker

Calendar Apr 20, 2020 , 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.  The course will utilize the online learning platform Canvas, and include video demonstrations, guides and assignments with regular instructor feedback, as well as live videoconference chats via Zoom.

Non-credit tuition:  $195

Tuition for 1.0 undergraduate credit:  $525

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.

Materials List Rucker PR 615PP_ON

Policy Guide Summer 2020

IN 609MM The Figure in Monotype with Mark Green

$415

with Mark Green

Calendar Jun 13, 2020 at 9 am

Explore traditional and contemporary monotype techniques while working from direct observation of the posed model in a studio setting.  Instruction will present a historical overview of the medium, demonstrating the range of artistic possibilities through the work of Edgar Degas, Paul Gaugin, and other historical and contemporary artists.  Students will employ a combination of subtractive and additive techniques on Plexiglas or metal plates, using a procedural method that can be adjusted to suit individual needs.  Images printed on the first day will be further developed with dry and wet media on the second day.  Instruction will emphasize issues of drawing, mark making, composition, and design. 

Image: Edgar Degas, Woman Combing her Hair (La Chevelure) (detail), c. 1880 - 1885, Courtesy, Louvre Museum, Paris.

Please download the Materials List (coming soon) and CE Policy Guide for important course and program information.

Registration/Refund Deadline: May 29
See Policy Guide for withdrawal/refund policies.

Pre-College Intensives: Printmaking, PR 710E

$425

with Shushana Rucker

Calendar Jul 27, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Printmaking enhances drawing/painting skills and creates striking contributions to a college portfolio. Explore the exciting possibilities of traditional line etching, screenprinting on t-shirts or other materials, and the painterly monotype. Learn the methods of image development, printing for each process, as well as the safe handling of all materials.

Learning Objectives

  • Students will recognize and apply a variety of relief, intaglio, and planographic printmaking techniques.
  • Students will identify and make use of basic design and color principles in their prints.
  • Students will analyze and describe historical and contemporary printmaking techniques and styles.
  • Students will become proficient in the use of carving tools, printmaking implements, and presses.
  • Students will experiment with printmaking techniques and gain an understanding of mark making.
  • Students will develop and discuss concepts and image development in the form of structured critique.




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