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February 2020

Design, Carve and Print Your Own Tea Towel with Speedball Demo Artist, Susana McDonnell

February 15 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
CREATE Art in the Community, 11A Corinth Street
Roslinedale, 02131 United States
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Come and learn a new skill and leave with the ability to create your own hand-block printed fabric items. In this workshop we will create a simple design, learn how to transfer and carve it into a rubber block and print it onto a tea towel. Students will bring home their finished tea towel, their rubber block and a new skill set that they can continue to use indefinitely. ABOUT THE ARTIST Susana McDonnell is a Boston based designer and…

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Monotype: Lines,Textures and Shapes with Judy Just

February 20 @ 9:30 am - April 2 @ 12:30 pm
Art Center Sarasota, 707 N. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34236 United States
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EXPLORING MONOTYPE CLASSES (each session is 6 weeks long) Thursdays, 9:30 – 12:30pm, ALL SKILL LEVELS Medium - Printmaking, Akua Ink, Monotype/Monoprint, Non-toxic Printmaking Supply Fee: $20 per session, cover tools, plate, inks. Basic paper will be furnished. Other papers will be discussed in the first class. Plunge into Monotype! Broaden your artistic horizons with printmaking. Monotype offers a unique opportunity to explore new ways of making images with Akua intaglio inks that are nontoxic and are easy to clean…

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February 22 @ 10:00 am - February 23 @ 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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IS Project Reduction Print Workshop with Speedball Demo Artist, Raj Bunnag

February 29 @ 10:00 am - March 1 @ 3:00 pm
IS Projects, 17 NW 5th St
Fort Lauderdale, 33301 United States
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Come learn about the intricacies of relief printing with master printmaker Raj Bunnag as he covers the basics of reduction relief printing and how to take your carving to the next level! Students will learn about print history and how to source and appropriate composition and motifs from the dead masters. Either come with an image ready or develop one from scratch. By the end of this workshop you will leave with a much better understanding of relief printmaking. ABOUT…

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March 2020

Intro to Block Printing with Speedball Demo Artist, Alex Carmona

March 14 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Peoria Art Guild, 203 Harrison St. Ste 1a
Peoria, IL 61606 United States
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The Peoria Art guild has granted 10 high school students a class on the basics of relief printing. These are all students from the district who are pursuing ongoing education in the field of visual arts. These 10 students are a part of Peoria Art Guild's "Mentor Apprentice Program" to broaden their education in the arts.   ABOUT THE ARTIST An American artist, Alex Carmona is a master relief printmaker specializing in woodcuts, reduction woodcuts, and wood carvings / engravings.…

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On and Off the Press with Akua Demo Artist Joyce Silverstone

March 20 @ 10:00 am - March 22 @ 4:00 pm
Concord Art, 37 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Have you ever felt inspired by the work of Paul Klee?  Does the soft suggestion of ground and form combined with narrative or abstract line drawings speak to you?  Learn the techniques that he used, and bring them into your studio - no presses required.  Through demonstrations and practice throughout the day, become fluent in simple paper registration, multiple plates for color play, and transfer drawing.  The line quality that reminds us of Paul Klee’s drawings is achieved by touching…

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Multi-Layer Linoleum Relief Printing: A one-day intensive Printmaking Workshop with Speedball Demo Artist Amber Kaiser

March 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Burning Bones Press, 1518 #1 Yale Street
Houston, TX 77008 United States
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Relief printing is a printmaking process for beginners and experienced artists alike. It is accessible in the home without a press and can be used in a variety of ways on paper, fabric, among other surfaces. In reductive printmaking, a surface is drawn on and carve out using carving gouges/tools. The surface is then inked up using a brayer and then printed by hand, or with a press. This workshop will provide an in depth understanding of the relief printing…

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4-Day Integration Intensive: Exploring Paper+Print+Encaustic with Elise Wagner

March 27 @ 10:00 am - March 30 @ 4:00 pm

Join me as I open this new and special class to just two participants in my Portland studio. I will share my very latest techniques and practices in combining print with encaustic. We will push beyond the confines of traditional print and approach it as painters. You will create “full bleed” prints on Encaustiflex  and Kozo Paper cut to the size of painting panels for mounting onto and further embellishing with encaustic. Graphite rubbing transfer will also be addressed. You…

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Learn the Art of Screen Printing with Speedball Demo Artist, Myles Calvert

March 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hyatt’s Art Supplies, 1941 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14207 United States
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Interested in the process of screenprint? Join Speedball Demo Artist, Myles Calvert, on Saturday, March 28th. Myles will explain and demonstrate the start to fishing process of creating an image, exposing a screen, and physical printing, using a variety of Speedball products. This demo covers the basic and introductory steps when making simple to complex images for both fabric and paper surfaces. Stop by and see some samples of his work, and pull a print to take home! ABOUT THE…

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April 2020

Drypoint and Color with Akua Demo Artist Joyce Silverstone

April 4 @ 10:00 am - April 5 @ 5:00 pm
First Proof Press, 183 Main Street Unit 7
Battlesboro, VT 05301 United States
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In this workshop we will create repeatable drypoint plates that can be inked and rolled using color monotype methods.  To warm-up on the first day we will begin with guided mark-making experiences which will serve as the basis for making drypoint lines into plastic plates. These plates will be inked in an intaglio manner and printed on dampened rag papers. With the introduction of colorful monotype mark-making, experimental moments of composing variations between these two techniques will be explored. Playful juxtapositions…

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