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March 2022

Non-toxic Printmaking Monotype Workshop with Julio Valdez

March 31 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
200 I St SE, 200 I St SE
Washington, DC, DC 20003 United States
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In this workshop you will learn how to make a monotype print with Akua Kolors. Explore the painterly qualities of monotype using Akua Kolor and Akua Intaglio water-based inks while working with Julio Valdez. We encourage you to take inspiration on the exhibition's theme of Resilience and Uncertainty while creating your monotypes! Space is limited, please reserve your space no later than March 28 Photo identification is required to enter the building. All persons must wear a mask at all…

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April 2022

Carborundum Collagraph Tuesdays with Speedball Professional Artist Network Partner Joyce Silverstone

April 12 @ 10:00 am - April 26 @ 5:00 pm
Zea Mays Printmaking, 320 Riverside Drive
Florence, MA 01062 United States
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April 12, 19, + 26, Three Tuesdays Series / 10am to 5pm During this workshop, students will explore making monotype transfer drawings and carborundum collagraph plates. Transfer drawing is a great way to loosen up and refresh your appreciation for the marks and shapes of the natural world. We will employ these “sketches” to provide the imagery for making our collagraphs. The term collagraph stems from the Greek, “colla” being derived from the verb “to glue”. The collagraph is composed…

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May 2022

Drypoint and Color with Speedball Professional Artist Network Partner Joyce Silverstone

May 6 @ 10:00 am - May 8 @ 5:00 pm
Zea Mays Printmaking, 320 Riverside Drive
Florence, MA 01062 United States
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May 6 - 8 / 10am to 3pm Traditionally, monotypes are printed from a smooth substrate, with no repeatable marks on the plate. During this workshop, we will explore using monotype methods to approach printing a plate with repeatable elements. Teaching will highlight how to make and print a drypoint plate with time to practice intaglio wiping skills, and demonstrations will include the ins and outs of mixing and layering and manipulating color additions. Each day of the workshop begins…

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June 2022

The Viewer Becomes a Traveler: Making Scroll Prints with Speedball Professional Artist Network Partner Joyce Silverstone

June 2 @ 10:00 am - June 5 @ 5:00 pm
Zea Mays Printmaking, 320 Riverside Drive
Florence, MA 01062 United States
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June 2 - 5 / 10am to 5pm Play, improvise and learn how to print monotype and relief images that move across the page, working either abstractly or figuratively. Draw, compose and collage a series of prints either vertically or horizontally with fluid overlaps to tell a story and create a visual poetic line. Carve and incise plastic plates while exploring monotype inking methods on surfaces that disrupt and enhance the chance for beauty and accident. Techniques demonstrated will include:…

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Intention and Surprise: Printmaking with Akua Inks with Catherine Kernan

June 13 - June 17
High House / Peconic Peconic, NY 11958 United States + Google Map
$550

Price: $550 workshop cost includes materials (except paper), and dinner + 3 lunches. Modifying and controlling the viscosities of inks yields results that cannot be achieved any other way. Taking advantage of the ink interactions allows the development of multi-color prints from a single plate, and naturally leads to sequences of related images Understanding the interaction of inks is fundamental. This three-day intensive workshop will introduce and deepen your understanding of how to mix, modify, and to use Akua inks…

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Summer Mark-Making Lab with Speedball Professional Artist Network Partner Joyce Silverstone

June 18 @ 10:00 am - June 19 @ 5:00 pm
Shepherd & Maudsleigh Studio, 27 Dunstan St.
West Newton, 02465 United States
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Summer Mark-Making Lab  Shepherd & Maudsleigh Studio June 18 + 19 / 10am to 5pm Participants will explore beautiful drypoint mark-making: Scratch, sand, and abrade the surface of a plastic plate to create an image that can be wiped with tarlatan which allows those burrs and kicked up plate material to hold ink. Petg plastic will be the substrate for the drypoints and monotypes, which is a flexible, transparent plastic sheet.  We’ll proof and print these plates using Akua Intaglio…

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July 2022

CNC Intensive Play with Blocks and Inks with Catherine Kernan

July 11 - July 15
Making Art Safely, 7506 A Old Santa Fe Trail
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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$999

Price:$999 + Tax Turn high contrast images into relief woodcuts without touching a carving tool. Your images will be pre-carved by a CNC machine and ready to use upon arrival. More blocks can be carved during the workshop, and hand carving can be added. We will ink and print the blocks in a wide variety of ways, such as off-setting to plastic or wood for viscosity rolling; lifting ink with the wood block; inserting tissue for a texture layer; and…

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Layers and Plates with Ron Pokrasso

July 25 @ 9:00 am - July 29 @ 5:00 pm
Galisteo Street Studio, 1417 Galisteo St
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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$950

Using monotype as a primary mark making technique this 5 day workshop focuses 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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August 2022

All Things Akua: Individual Technical Sessions with Catherine Kernan

August 1 - August 6
Mixit Print Studio, 32 Clifton St
Somerville, MA 02144 United States
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$650

Days during the week, or as scheduled directly with Catherine on another day of the year. Scheduling is done on an individual basis. Price: $650 for a full day on your schedule In the summer of 2020, Catherine replaced group workshops with individualized sessions. The results were so successful and so satisfying that Catherine has continued the practice. Working one-on-one, Catherine was able to focus attention on exactly what each artist wanted to learn for their particular way of working. The…

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