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Dry Point Into Monoprint
October 1, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 4:30 pm
Instructor: Kathleen Piercefield
Limit: 8 students $120 nonmembers/ $95.00 members 10 contact hours for teacher PDUs
In this two sessions workshop participants will explore the basic principles of creating a drypoint on plexiglass by cutting, abrading, scratching and/or gouging the surface. Drypoint is an intaglio print process similar to etching, but more direct, without the use of etching chemicals. A variety of ways to wipe and print the plate to achieve successful prints, will be explored. Next, using the the drypoint plate as a repeatable matrix participants will experiment with possible ways of manipulating the image, including collagraph, monotype, and hand coloring to create a sequence of related but endless varying prints. No prior printing experience necessary. $10.00 supply fee for plexiglass and print paper. Ink is supplied.