Author: Ron Pokrasso

Confer N Critique

A one-on-one online conference is a great way to receive the personal attention that is not available in group dynamics. You may schedule as little as 1/2 hour as an add-on of an online demo or consider a series of hour long meetings over a period of time. These meetings can be a review of […]

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Tailor made workshops

Covid-19 info: In an effort to minimize any risk of covid-19 spread in the Galisteo Street Studio in Santa Fe, clear acrylic barriers have been installed between all work stations. A minimum of 6 feet is to be maintained between each person using the space, face masks are required, and a routine of conscientious daily […]

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Editioning Services

You may have some wonderful plates and need impressions pulled but have no access to a press. Or maybe we made some plates together and they are currently being stored in my Galisteo Street Studio. No problem. Let me know and I’ll pull the prints you need. The assumption here is that your imagery is […]

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intro to monotype

This online presentation is the basic introductory lesson I offer in most of my hands-on workshops. It is the best place to start if you have never taken one of my workshops or just need a refresher. Monotype is the most direct of all the printmaking processes – It is a painting on a plastic […]

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Chine Colle’

The art of integrating collage materials within a monotype composition is the focus of this online demo. You will learn about the differences between chine colle and collage and the various adhesives. You will see a wide range of uses and methods of application and how to approach the relationship between an ongoing composition and […]

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Trace Monotype

Contact, Transfer or Trace monotype in this online demo all refer to the same process of creating printed marks on paper. It’s a great way to make a graphic mark with a printerly feel. Remember when you wanted to make a carbon copy on the typewriter? And the time you put the carbon paper in […]

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Viscosity Monotype

This online presentation outlines the basic concepts and demonstrates how Akua inks can be used in viscosity printmaking. You will learn how to use modifiers to adjust the viscosity of inks and how to test your process to obtain perfect results.

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Veil and textures in monotype

In this online demo you’ll learn how a veil can be a great way to reduce previously printed imagery. Similar to using white paint in a painting a veil can be used in printmaking with great flexibility to soften or eliminate information. There are a number of ways to use textures in a monotype composition. […]

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platemaking Services

Here’s how it works: Send me images and desired sizes, preferably 360 dpi. We will converse regarding any cropping or stretching. I’ll do the appropriate Photoshop adjustments, make transparencies (up to 23.5″ wide), expose and develop the plates and if desired, print a proof of each. Labor Regardless of sizes the fee for the labor […]

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