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Multitasking with Printmaking Materials with Dorothy Cochran
August 6, 2018 - August 9, 2018
This is a workshop about variety and how to combine different printmaking techniques together to create an exciting image. Working with plexiglass and Yupo (a synthetic paper), artists will learn print processes such encaustic collagraph, drypoint, Akua Carborundum Gel and monotype. Layering plates to print on top of one another yields great depth to the image. Each day will bring surprises and a new strategy to push your work to another level. We will investigate color transparency with Akua Inks, wiping plates with multiple colors and experience printing on Awagami Editioning Japanese papers. This is a workshop for being adventurous and on the edge of new.
Dorothy Cochran is an accomplished printmaker who continues to push the boundaries of how to create works on paper. With extensive experience as an artist, educator and curator, she has developed innovative ways to work and layer substrates, creating prints of luminous quality. She holds an MFA from Columbia University, currently teaches at The Montclair Art Museum, and conducts workshops throughout the US, including Maui, Hawaii, The International Encaustic Conference in Provincetown and Manhattan Graphics Center, NYC. Her works are represented in museums, corporate and private collections and exhibited widely. www.dorothycochran.com