Mezzotint

Mezzotint is a non-acid, intaglio technique that produces rich blacks and soft tonal gradations. Participants will learn how to properly prepare a copper plate, creating a textured surface that will print as a full black.

No prior printing experience necessary and materials are included.

Available Sessions:

  • Mezzotint
    $260
    Starts: June 10, 2017
    Ends: June 11, 2017
    10:00am - 3:00pm
    Instructor: Laine Groeneweg

Mezzotint is a non-acid, intaglio technique that produces rich blacks and soft tonal gradations. Participants will learn how to properly prepare a copper plate, creating a textured surface that will print as a full black.

No prior printing experience necessary and materials are included.

Collagraph

Participants will learn about collagraph plate making—originating from collage—by experimenting with non-traditional materials to create colourful and textured multiples.

*Please note that this class is split over two days to allow for drying time of plates.

No prior printing experience necessary and materials are included.

 

Available Sessions:

  • Collagraph
    $220
    Starts: July 15, 2017
    Ends: July 22, 2017
    10:00am - 3:00pm
    Instructor: Loree Ovens

Participants will learn about collagraph plate making—originating from collage—by experimenting with non-traditional materials to create colourful and textured multiples.

*Please note that this class is split over two days to allow for drying time of plates.

No prior printing experience necessary and materials are included.

 

Letterpress

Participants will use a Vandercook press to explore letterpress block printing using linocuts, hand set type and a selection of dingbats and pre-exposed photopolymer plates.

No prior printing experience necessary and materials are included.

Available Sessions:

  • Letterpress
    One day class is $105 and the weekend workshop is $220
    Starts: June 21, 2017
    Ends: June 21, 2017
    1:00pm - 6:00pm
    Instructor: Olga Wieczorek

Participants will use a Vandercook press to explore letterpress block printing using linocuts, hand set type and a selection of dingbats and pre-exposed photopolymer plates.

No prior printing experience necessary and materials are included.