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Lower East Side Printshop Winter Course Catalogue

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POSTED BY: Lower East Side Printshop | Tue Jan 10th, 2012 3:48 p.m.
LOCATION: Lower East Side Printshop

The Printshop's classes for adults offer instruction in myriad printmaking techniques, traditional, as well as new and experimental. Our faculty is comprised of accomplished artists and experienced master printers with outstanding expertise in printmaking. They offer technical expertise, as well as creative advice for your new artwork. Our instructors will help you turn your ideas into quality prints. Our classes are appropriate for beginners who wish to discover the world of printmaking, as well as artists interested in exploring new techniques. Many of our courses can be repeated, as there is a great deal of one-on-one interaction with faculty.

SOLAR PLATE ETCHING
with Sheila Goloborotko
6 weeks, Tuesdays, 6-9pm
January 17 – February 21
Fee: $395

Solar plate is the safest and quickest method for creating photographic imagery in etching. Also known as photopolymer etching, this is an easy and innovative way to create intaglio and photo etchings without the use of acid and other harmful chemicals. Hand-drawn, photo-based, or digital images are exposed onto light-sensitive polymer plates, which are developed in water and printed on an etching press.
*This class uses only Akua Water-based non-toxic inks.

INTRO TO PRINTMAKING
with Lisa Mackie
8 weeks, Wednesdays, 6-9 pm
February 1 - March 21
Fee: $520

This course provides a broad introduction to 3 basic printmaking processes. Learn about intaglio techniques by creating a drypoint and etching, create unique prints with monoprint, carve blocks for relief printing, and make a plate using cardboard for collagraph. Important techniques used in all printmaking processes, such as paper tearing, ink modification, chine colle, registration, and printing multiple color plates, will also be covered.
* This class uses only Akua Water-based non-toxic inks

MONOTYPE
with Sarah Nicole Phillips
6 weeks, Thursdays, 6 - 9pm
February 16 – March 22
Fee: $395

This comprehensive workshop will introduce you to one of the most liberating forms of printmaking, with an emphasis on experimentation and creativity. Learn to create innovative one-of-a-kind prints using drawing, painting and collage. Explore color mixing, brushwork, ghost images, chine colle, stencils and unique tools to create unique prints. We will pull highly developed monotypes by hand and with the aid of a press.
*This class uses only Akua Water-based non-toxic inks.

RELIEF PRINTMAKING
with Justin Sanz
6 weeks, Mondays, 6-9pm
March 5 – April 9
$395

This course will introduce you to various methods of creating woodcut and linocut prints. This direct and versatile process is one of the oldest methods of printing. Learn how to prepare wood and linoleum blocks, carve images by hand, apply ink with rollers, and print by hand and on the press using oil based inks. Also covered will be methods for creating images with multiple blocks and colors, reduction printing, and alternative techniques.

WATERBASED SCREENPRINTING
with Roni Henning
6 weeks, Tuesdays, 6-9 pm
March 27 – May 1
Fee: $425

Explore the wide range of screenprinting techniques in this versatile medium. Silkscreen allows you to easily print hand-drawn, photographic, and digital imagery on paper, fabric, and other surfaces in a variety of colors. You will create handmade and photographic stencils and learn to use a vacuum table and exposure unit to shoot screens. Topics will include screen preparation, color separation for multi-plate prints, correct color mixing, registration, screen monoprinting, editioning, and basic methods of printing onto t-shirts.

For more information and to register, please visit our website: http://printshop.org/web/Learn/Classes/Catalogue.html

Link:
http://printshop.org/web/Learn/Classes/Catalogue.html

Address:
Lower East Side Printshop
306 West 37th Street, 6th Floor
New York, New York 10018
United States of America