$250 Class fee + $25 materials
Topics to be covered
- Intaglio process (drypoint).
- Collagraphy – includes intaglio and relief ways of printing.
- Image transfer
Introduction to Printmaking Class Outline
Week 1: Introduction and overview of printmaking techniques that will be taught in class. Demo on different ways of making monoprints and montypes with the use of oil pastels, water base crayons, inks, stencils, and image transfer.
Week 2: Begin printing
Week 3: Continue printing
Week 4: Introduction to intaglio process, drypoint. Demo on how to engrave into an acrylic plate by using a variety of tools including etching scribe, electric engraver, dremel, and wood burner.
Week 5: Continue working on drypoint plate. Begin printing plate.
Week 6: Finish printing drypoint plate. Short introduction on collagraphy and materials needed to make a collagraph plate.
Week 7: Work on collagraph plate in class. Demo on ways of printing collagraph plate.
Week 8: Print collagraph plate. Critique of works printed during the quarter.
List of Materials to be purchased by student
Printmaking paper – Stonehenge 22” x 30” or Rives BFK 22” x 30” , a minimum of 10 sheets per student.
Acrylic sheets (plexi) – 9” x 12”
Materials and equipment in the studio to be used
Dremel (I have)
Solder (I have)
Electric engraver (I have)
Acrylic sheets (plexi)