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April 2022

Creating a Dynamic Layered Surface with Speedball Professional Artist Network Partner Renee LoPresti

April 6
River Oaks Square Art Center, 1330 Second St
Alexandria, LA 71301 United States
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$100

In this two day workshop, we will focus on developing surface composition by layering underglazes and glaze directly onto leatherhard clay. Custom paper and reusable die-cut vinyl stencils will be used to create layered patterns, shapes, and detailed imagery. Students will be able to explore these techniques directly onto their own wheel-thrown or hand-built surfaces. The techniques and materials used during this workshop have the flexibility to be fired to any temperature/atmosphere. Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced Call (318) 473.2670…

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Creating a Dynamic Layered Surface with Speedball Professional Artist Network Partner Renee LoPresti

April 7
River Oaks Square Art Center, 1330 Second St
Alexandria, LA 71301 United States
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$100

In this two day workshop, we will focus on developing surface composition by layering underglazes and glaze directly onto leatherhard clay. Custom paper and reusable die-cut vinyl stencils will be used to create layered patterns, shapes, and detailed imagery. Students will be able to explore these techniques directly onto their own wheel-thrown or hand-built surfaces. The techniques and materials used during this workshop have the flexibility to be fired to any temperature/atmosphere. Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced Call (318) 473.2670…

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Surface Appeal with Fringe Benefits | works by Myles Calvert

April 8 - May 7
Arts Council of York County, 121 E Main St
Rock Hill, SC 29730
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Arts Council of York County - Center for the Arts | DALTON GALLERY Imagery of recognizable objects, such as toasters, spoons, and ottomans, are combined with specific colour harmonies to suggest a particular emotion based on individual experience. Similar to the ideals of Romanticism, the combination of object and colour reference a unique time period and emotional memory. The experience changes for each viewer based on their life experience to date. Colour palette preferences shift between the biological sexes, with…

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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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The Painted Pot – Guest Artist Workshop with Speedball Professional Artist Network Partner Bede Clark

June 11 - June 12
Jackie Sedlock Pottery, 1179 Mason Hill Rd N
Pownal, VT 05261 United States
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$400 – $600

This workshop will explore both wheel-thrown and hand-built pottery and drawing/painting on the clay with a focus on building a personal approach to form and imagery. The workshop will be presented as hands-on. Demonstrations, slide lectures and group discussion in this workshop will focus on basic forming and painting skills, but more, we will seek to clarify strategies for creating articulate individual pottery forms. Forms created will be decorated with a direct and simple approach to painting, with a earthenware…

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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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