Classes

by Karen Lederer
Image courtesy of Karen Lederer

Monotype

with Karen Lederer
4 weeks, Thursdays 6 – 9 pm
September 27 – October 18, 2018
Fee: $275 / Includes 8 hours of free studio time

This comprehensive workshop will introduce you to one of the most liberating forms of printmaking, with an emphasis on experimentation and creativity. We will create innovative, colorful, one-of-a-kind prints using drawing, painting and collage. We will explore color mixing, brushwork, image transfer, ghost images, stencils and unique tools. We will achieve a brilliant and rich palette with the most advanced waterbased non-toxic materials, and create highly developed monotypes.

Karen Lederer is an accomplished New York artist and educator and a former Keyholder artist in residence. Exhibitions include Driscoll Babcock Gallery, IPCNY, RISD Museum, Field Projects and many others. karenlederer.com

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student’s work from previous Intro to screenprinting class

Intro to Screenprinting

with Roni Henning
6 weeks, Tuesdays 6 – 9 pm
October 9 – November 13, 2018
Fee: $425 / Includes 12 hours of free studio time

Explore the wide range of possibilities in this versatile medium. Screenprinting allows you to easily print hand-drawn, photographic, and digital imagery on paper, fabric, and other surfaces in endless variety of colors. We will create handmade and photographic matrices and learn to use an exposure unit to make screens, and a vacuum press to print them. Topics will include screen preparation, color separation for multi-screen prints, correct color mixing, registration, screen monoprinting, editioning, and basic methods of printing onto t-shirts and other garments.

Roni Henning is the director and master printer of Henning Screenprint Workshop, NY, and is the author of two books on waterbased screenprinting. She has taught printmaking at New York Institute of Technology, and workshops at Rutgers University, Parsons School of Design, and many other universities and institutes throughout the country. ronihenning.com

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Intro to Printmaking

with Julia Elsas
5 weeks, Wednesdays 6 – 9 pm
November 7 – December 12 (class skips on November 21)
Fee: $350 / Includes 10 hours of free studio time

This is an introductory course that teaches the basics of printmaking. Through monotype, intaglio, and relief, we will learn traditional and nontraditional methods for planning and printing an image. This class will cover paper tearing, setting appropriate printing press pressure, ink modification, chine collé, registration, and printing with multiple plates. We will learn techniques for applying ink, cutting into a wood and linoleum blocks, and working with drypoint. This class uses non-toxic inks.

Julia Elsas work encompasses printmaking, photography, collage, textiles, sculpture, ceramics, papermaking, installation, and performance. Past exhibitions and performances include: Drawing Center, Ortega y Gasset, International Print Center, Art Merge Lab, North Carolina Museum of Art among others. She was a resident fellow at Scuola Internazionale di Grafica di Venezia in 2017. She is the owner and designer of RE/PRESS Editions, and she teaches printmaking and bookbinding at Montclair State University, and ceramics at New Jersey City University (NJCU). juliaelsas.com

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