Upcoming Retreats

Portland, OR 2023 - April 11 - April 19, 2023

Portland, OR 2023 FALL - Oct 8-15, 2023

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Print Making Extravaganza

Roxanne Padgett
9:00 - 4:30
Tue April 18

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$ 185  

Using everyday and simple materials, you can create fun and beautiful prints without an expensive press or fancy art materials. We will focus on different print-making techniques, collagraph relief, mono-printing, & trace-monoprints, reduction prints, and pochoir prints, with a few surprises thrown in, such as Sumi-nagashi. You can create still-lifes, landscapes, and abstracts, whatever captures your attention. No drawing or print-making experience is required.

 Materials Fee $20 cash  paid at beginning of class includes:

Styrofoam printing plates
Foam, matt board, folders for creating plates
Plastic for inking & rolling
Rice paper & Sumi-ink
Printing paper, Strathmore print-making paper, 300 series, cut to size
Paper Collage materials: Tags, envelopes, bags, index cards
Foam rollers
Printed instructions
Inks & Watercolors

 Supplies Needed  to bring for Class:

Pencil
Scissors
Brayer
Glue stick
Black Oil stick: I use Shiva brand
Black Water soluble Block printing ink, I use speedball
Acrylic paint: no heavy body, whatever colors you like, any brand.
Big and small paintbrush or two.
Paper towels or a rag, and a water container.
Paper Strathmore drawing paper, 400 series, 8 by 10-inch pad, white or cream
A Brayer
A clip Board, you don't mind getting paint on
A wooden spoon for rubbing the backs of the prints
Random paper items to print on, tags, envelopes and text sheets torn from old books.

Optional:
Print-making baren
Photo, reference material, landscape, still life etc.
Apron & gloves
Blow dryer,
light and extension cord
Journal for note taking
 


Click here for a printable page

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