Category: Course Descriptions

Monothon

The Monothon is a fundraising event conceived by Ron Adams and myself and originally begun at The College of Santa Fe in 1987. Artists find sponsors and sponsors find artists to work fully assisted with Master Printers during a marathon of monotype printing sessions. One work from each artist session is retained by the host […]

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The Three by Three series

The Monotype Mark is the first of a series of three short workshops. It covers a wide range of techniques possible in the monotype process including additive and subtractive approaches, ink rolling methods, stencils and templates, the use of the ghost, contact monotype, viscosity, plate and paper registration and continues through the use of chine […]

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Mixed Bag / Mixed Bag Extension

The 5- day Mixed Bag workshop incorporates a little bit of this and a little bit of that. It is essentially the Three by Three series (see below) compressed into one week. Included are lessons in monotype, chine colle, photopolymer platemaking as well as panel construction and lamination. There is a lot of information presented […]

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Paper To Panel

This workshop focuses on the transformation of works on paper to panels that can then be handled as paintings, collages, and assemblages. Various forms of printmaking set the stage for paper images. Then using woodworking tools, wood panels, and hollow core doors participants will learn how to construct their own substrates for furthering their compositions. […]

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Beyond Monotype or Layers and Plates, with a Side of Solarplate or ImagOn

These workshops are designed to bring together various contemporary platemaking processes with monotype and collage to create unique, mixed media prints or Edition Varied prints. You will learn one or more of the processes of Solarplate, Solar Platinum, and ImagOn to create repeatable imagery. This includes the preparation of your artwork for platemaking, the use […]

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Layers and Plates

Using monotype as the primary technique this workshop focuses on the use of many plates and collage elements to create richly layered compositions. Rather than trying to compose on just one surface you will learn how to think in layers where many options become available in one or more impressions. While you have a monotype […]

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Beyond Monotype

This workshops covers a wide range of techniques possible in the monotype process and continues through the use of collage, drawing, and multiple plate projects. Students will be encouraged to pursue their artistic vision using monotype as a mark making tool in combination with whatever other techniques are efficient and available. The use of mixed […]

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Non-Press Monotype

This workshop is structured for groups or institutions that do not have access to an intaglio press. It can be an elementary program for participants with little or no printing experience or it can be just about everything that is described in the more advanced monotype programs. Working with Akua waterbased inks and modifiers participants […]

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Basic Monotype

This program is geared to youth groups, schools and individuals who have little or no experience in printmaking. It can be anywhere from a single class period to one or two full days. Depending upon the time frame and ages of the participants some of the areas to be covered include the mixing of ink, […]

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