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August 2020

Disturbing the Surface: Drypoint and Carborundum Monoprints with Akua Demo Artist Joyce Silverstone

August 10 @ 10:00 am - August 14 @ 4:00 pm
Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill, 10 Meetinghouse Road
Truro, MA 02666 United States
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During this workshop, students will explore making monotype transfer drawings, carborundum collagraphs and drypoint lines on plastic 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 collagraph / drypoint plates.  The term collagraph stems from the Greek, “colla” being derived from the verb “to glue”. The collagraph is composed of layers of materials that are glued or attached to…

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October 2020

Monotype Print Workshop with Akua Inks in Iceland!

October 10 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Íslensk Grafík, Tryggvagata 17
Reykjavik, Iceland
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Contact islenskgrafik@gmail.com or amanda@amandabarrow.net for more details.

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Printmaking: Focus on Expressive Drawing from Nature with Akua Demo Artist Joyce Silverstone

October 18 @ 10:00 am - October 24 @ 4:00 pm
Snow Farm | The New England Craft Program, 5 Clary Road
Williamsburg, MA 01096 United States
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Revel in the pleasure of subtle, immediate mark making as you explore a variety of printmaking techniques. Through transfer drawing, subtractive monotype, and drypoint etching, create a series of expressive prints that convey the feeling of being in nature. Knowing how to "draw" is not necessary; just bring a willingness to experience the feeling of a line. Prints can stand alone or serve as seeds of inspiration for your next project.

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