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August 2018

Layers & Plates with Ron Pokrasso

August 20 - August 24
Galisteo Street Studio, 1417 Galisteo St
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Using monotype as a primary mark making technique these 5 day workshops focus on the use of many plates and collage elements to create richly layered compositions. Rather than trying to compose on just one surface you will learn how to think in layers where many options become available in one or more impressions. While a monotype plate is in progress you may decide to incorporate a background plate and perhaps a collage element or even an ImagOn or Solarplate.…

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Encaustic Collagraph Monoprinting with Elise Wagner

August 25 @ 10:00 am - August 26 @ 4:00 pm

This two-day semi-private workshop in my Portland studio covers the various steps of the Encaustic Collagraph technique that I pioneered, more from a painter's point of view. You will learn some basic rudiments of encaustic and then we will dive in using various common tools of the medium. A comprehensive demonstration will cover applying the wax and use of various encaustic techniques that I married with collagraph as well as dry point etching, mark making, incising, embossing, and the use…

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The Layered Surface with Renee LoPresti

August 29 - August 30
River Oaks Square Art Center, 1330 Second St
Alexandria, LA 71301 United States
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Contact Rachael Dauzat at River Oaks Square Art Center for more details on this amazing workshop given by Renee LoPresti using Speedball Underglazes!

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September 2018

Encaustic Collagraph – Wax, Washi and Yupo with Dorothy Cochran

September 5 - September 7
Northeast Art Workshops & Retreats, 19 Kettle Cove Lane, Building C7
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Discover an approachable, non- toxic process for multiple layer printing! Using a combination of innovative printmaking materials, participants will create printmaking plates using hot wax on Yupo, a synthetic paper support. Wax is painted, stamped, textured, and scraped to produce a high and low plate surface which reveals all the subtleties of mark making in preparation for printing with soy-based Akua Inks. Dampened washi (Japanese paper) is placed on top of the inked surface and gently hand rubbed or press…

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Encaustic Collagraph Monoprinting with Elise Wagner

September 8 @ 10:00 am - September 9 @ 4:00 pm

This two-day semi-private workshop in my Portland studio covers the various steps of the Encaustic Collagraph technique that I pioneered, more from a painter's point of view. You will learn some basic rudiments of encaustic and then we will dive in using various common tools of the medium. A comprehensive demonstration will cover applying the wax and use of various encaustic techniques that I married with collagraph as well as dry point etching, mark making, incising, embossing, and the use…

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Akua Carborundum Gel Demonstration With Talleen Hacikyan

September 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Matriz- Associação de Gravura do Porto, R. do Dr. Sousa Viterbo 28
Porto, 4050-414 Portugal
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Discover an innovative approach to carborundum printing with Akua Carborundum Gel.  The premixed ready-to-use Carborundum Gel offers a reliable medium that yields fine, sharp details and rich, velvety areas of color.  Talleen Hacikyan will show additive techniques where Carborundum Gel is applied to the plate using different tools and methods, such as stenciling.  She will also demonstrate the reductive technique of carborundum mezzotype, using a screen printing screen and drawing into wet and dry Carborundum Gel, creating a mezzotint like…

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The Art of Block Printing on Fabric with Lizzie Christian

September 12 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Rock Paper Scissors Goods, 4806 Chicago Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55417 United States
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This workshop, taught by Lizzie Christian of Rare Press, will introduce the technique of blockprinting on fabric. Specifically, participants will learn how to create a rubber stamp using carving tools, and stamp their custom printed patterns on an unbleached cotton bag using fabric blockprinting ink. For more information or to register, visit rockpaperscissorsgoods.com

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Monotype With and Without a Press: A Hands on Workshop with Ron Pokrasso

September 27 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Buffalo Thunder Resort, 20 Buffalo Thunder Trail
Santa Fe, NM 87506 United States
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Monotype is simple to do and extremely rewarding to do well and with a greater level of control. You will gain an understanding of the process that has become one of the most popular printmaking activities. Using Akua water based inks you will experiment with basic techniques including ink mixing, additive/ subtractive applications, stencils/ templates, working the “ghost” image, plate and paper registration, multiple plate printing, contact or trace monotype. This workshop is suited to all levels of experience. To…

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Mixed Media Printmaking With and Without a Press: A Hands on Workshop with Ron Pokrasso

September 28 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Buffalo Thunder Resort, 20 Buffalo Thunder Trail
Santa Fe, NM 87506 United States
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This workshop combines the painterly process of monotype with chine colle/collage and drawing to create mixed media prints. An overview of the basic monotype processes will be demonstrated and then with the chine colle / collage process you will learn how to integrate old drawings, rice papers, found materials, digital images and more into your compositions. This eco-friendly workshop using Akua waterbased inks and non-toxic adhesives is a perfect follow up to the monotype workshop but can also be taken…

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October 2018

The Printed Figure: Cristina Cordova & Jason Burnett

October 8 - October 12
Cordova Studios, 285 Laughing Bird Hollow Rd
Penland, NC 28765 United States
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A unique course combining figurative ceramic sculpture and surface development through the use of underglaze transfers and monotypes!  See images from our first two Printed Figure sessions in 2014. Learn more about Cristina Cordova Learn more about Jason Burnett    

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