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Introduction to Printmaking

April 15, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Printmaking topics include Monoprinting/Monotype, Intaglio process (drypoint), Image transfer, Collagraphy – includes intaglio and relief ways of printing.

Above: Head Printmaker Nguyen Lee in the Print Shop, Open Studios Day 2019, Photo by Jose Cordon.

STARTS SATURDAY, March 11, 2023

8 Saturdays, June 10 – July 29, 2023 , 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Building E – Printmaking Studio

$250 Class fee + $25 materials

Nguyen Ly, Instructor

Topics to be covered: Monoprinting/Monotype, Intaglio process (drypoint), Collagraphy – includes intaglio and relief ways of printing, and 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” Tarlatan Oil pastels

Materials and equipment we have in the studio to be used:

Etching scribe Dremel, Solder, Electric engraver, Etching inks, Acrylic sheets (plexi)


April 15, 2023
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Building E