Monotypes are a painterly printmaking process. It offers the flexibility and freedom to create prints using drawing and painting methods, each print being unique. Monotypes unlike many other printing methods do not require a press. They offer the exciting freedom to work with a variety of materials and methods that give you the opportunity to create with spontaneous and often surprising results.
Explore the singular unique impressions that can be created by combining these techniques and simple materials to achieve a creative understanding of this fun and versatile printing method for seasoned artists and beginners alike.
This creative image making technique generates spontaneous and distinctive prints from bold and colorful to delicate drawings while offering an opportunity to explore color, line, texture and tone and how it translates to the printing method. This workshop will explore a variety of techniques to create prints that include variations in paper, plates, mark making practices and transfer methods. While prior painting and drawing knowledge is helpful, it is not mandatory to create effective works of art. The workshop will begin with demonstrations, discussions of materials and techniques. Participants will then set-up and work on the given projects with personalized guidance from the instructor. The session will end with questions and discussion.
Saturday, 10am – 3pm
Ages: Youth and Adults
Members $85 / Non-Members $100
Class Supply List
All supplies(listed below) are provided by the instructor at a $10.00 materials fee.