Course Title: Printing with Texture: 2-Day Collagraph Printmaking Workshop
Sat. June 22 and Sun. June 23, 10 am to 4 pm
Instructor: Wendy Morosoff Smith
Course cost: $225. + tax (Additional $25. materials fee payable instructor)
This two day workshop will explore a unique and spontaneous approach to printmaking. A collagraph print is made from a collage of a variety of materials glued together onto a plate. The collaged plate is then inked and printed to produce a richly textured and embossed image. Students will prepare, create and print their own plates in consultation with the instructor. The workshop is suitable as an introduction to printmaking or for artists who want to learn a new process. Students familiar with collagraph printing will be able to expand their knowledge and develop their imagery.
Course Title: Introduction to Etching with Zinc
July 2nd – July 30th 2019 (Tuesday evenings 6-9pm)
Course cost : $220 + tax // plus materials cost ($50) to be paid to tutor
This course will give you an introduction to etching with zinc using hard ball ground. As a result of this course, you will gain a good understanding of using zinc plates and hard ground etching techniques – from preparing the plate, applying hard ball ground, making marks, and using nitric acid safely through to preparing your paper and pulling your print using an etching press. The course is led by Maya U Schueller Elmes, a printmaker from London, UK with over 10 years printmaking and teaching experience in community arts and adult education in both the UK and Canada.
Skill level: beginner / refresher / suitable for printmakers at any level who are curious about use of hard ball ground as an alternative to liquid hard ground.
Course Title: Introduction to Etching: Drypoint
September 10 – October 2 (Tuesday evenings 6 – 9)
four 3-hour sessions
Instructor: Erin Taniguchi
Cost: $225 + approx. $50 materials cost for each student
This course is a comprehensive introduction to simple dry point techniques using sharp implements to create line work and tonal variation through scratching the surface of a copper plate. Students will gain a good understanding of how to produce a dry point print, from plate preparation through to pulling a small edition of prints. This course is suitable for beginners or for artists who want to learn a new process.
Erin Taniguchi is an editorial illustrator and printmaker, with nine years of printmaking experience. Her primary mediums are linocut and copper etching.