Posts Categorized: 6 Week

Monotype Explorations

Monoprinting is an exciting form of printmaking that favors organic, gestural, textural, and ephemeral marks and imagery. This process is an incredibly immediate, intuitive, and playful way of exploring printmaking. It is well suited to people new to printmaking and artists who typically work with paint, mixed media, or drawing.

In this 6 week workshop, students will be introduced to fundamental water and oil-based monotype techniques. Students will learn a variety of methods to create layers of shapes, colors, and textures such as chine colle, pochoir, and offset stencils. By tapping into intuitive and experimental making, students will work with a variety of colors and textures to make painterly and expressive prints.

Bookmaking Foundations

This 6 week class welcomes students into the art and craft of bookbinding.

Through the introduction to bookmaking, students will learn universal vocabulary and develop practical hand skills applicable across types of book projects. By creating a collection of sample books, students will be able to identify and produce many of the fundamental styles of hand bound books, use the vocabulary around binding, and work with popular tools like awls, bone folders, and Olfa knives.

This class will not meet on November 24th.