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Continuing Education at PAFA

PR 602E Lithography

with Ronald Wyffels


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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

  • Jan 22 - Apr 15th, 2020
    Wed for 12 weeks from 6:00 - 9:00 pm

Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building

(215) 972-7600

128 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102 Get directions

Room: Print Shop

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