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April 2022

Encaustic Collagraph Printmaking: Merging of Mediums with Elise Wagner

April 27, 2022 - April 27, 2023
Essence of Mulranny Art Retreat, Virtual

Learn how to print from the textures of wax. Elise Wagner will guide you through her unique printmaking method she innovated which brings together techniques characteristic to encaustic painting with that of collagraph printmaking. A collagraph is a collaged printing plate where typically various fabrics, organic material, string, or flat objects are inked and printed from. In this class, we replace the collage materials with white encaustic wax and create multiples that can vary in depth, color, paper, plate type,…

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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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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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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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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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January 2023

Encaustic Collagraph Printmaking Retreat in Guanajuato, Mexico with Elise Wagner

January 5, 2023 - January 13, 2023

January 5-13, 2023 Join us on the open-air rooftop studio at Alma del Sol in beautiful Guanajuato for a most memorable creative and cultural learning experience. This fifth year of the Guanajuato Printmaking retreat has been extended 2 extra days allowing for students to continue creating with an open studio day. Make the picturesque Spanish Colonial hill town of Guanajuato and birthplace of Diego Rivera your destination for creating and exploring next Winter! Guanajuato was founded in 1559 due to…

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