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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 615PP_ON The Portable Print

$395

with Shushana Rucker

Calendar Feb 3, 2020 , runs for 10 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.

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

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PR 604EH Hand-Printed Monotype

$215

with Jennifer Baker

Calendar Mar 5, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Learn monotype printmaking methods that do not require a press or shop facilities. Seen in the work of Edgar Degas, Michael Mazure and others, these painterly techniques are easily transportable for use outside for plein air work, on a table at home, or in the classroom. An added appeal is that images can be made using any materials that you have on hand, such as oil/acrylic paint, watercolor, or ink. Oil-based block-printing inks and various papers will be supplied for this class; experiment with your own paints and inks as well.

Learning Objectives

• Students will recognize and apply a range of monotype techniques that can be printed by hand.

• Students will identify and make use of basic design and color principles in their prints.

• Students will experiment with monotype techniques and gain an understanding of mark making. (Tuition includes $20 materials fee.)

Materials List Baker PR 604EH

PR 620EW Introduction to Screen Printing

$110

with Lisa Hamilton

Calendar Mar 7, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Learn everything you need to know about the technique of screen printing, the stencil method of printmaking, practiced by Shepard Fairey, Roy Lichtenstein and more. Step-by-step instruction will include choosing a subject, creating stencils, exposing the screen, color mixing, paper registration and printing. Come away with an edition of 10 two-color prints! No experience necessary. (Tuition includes $15 lab fee.)

* Please note that the tuition fee for this workshop was incorrect in the printed Spring 2020 catalog.

Materials List Hamilton PR 620EW

IN 609DM Woodcut Workshop with Dan Miller

$415

with Dan Miller

Calendar Mar 21, 2020 at 9 am

Don’t miss the opportunity to work with Dan Miller, a member of the PAFA faculty for five decades and a master of woodblock printing! Inspired by his surroundings in rural Pennsylvania and Maine and a love of his materials, Miller fuses the texture of the wood grain with his imagery of landscapes, birds, insects and portrait subjects. Beginning with a printing demonstration and a slide lecture illustrating woodcut’s history, Miller will lead students through the woodcut printmaking process: designing an image, cutting the woodblock, and printing in black-and-white and color. Topics will include equipment usage, paper selection and hand-printing techniques.

Please download the Materials List - Miller IN 609DM and CE Policy Guide for important course and program information.

Registration/Refund Deadline: March 6
See Policy Guide for withdrawal/refund policies.





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