Monotypes, Stencils and Other One-offs (two-day immersive workshop)

Learn several simple and instantly gratifying printmaking techniques that you can use to develop unique printed works on paper. Discover exciting color relationships by printing layers of transparent oil-based inks on top of one another. You will learn several printmaking techniques including: dark field monotype, multiple drop monotype, trace monotype, and printing using stencils. These intuitive printmaking methods are for anyone wishing to utilize color and mark on paper to build expressive images. This is a great workshop for painters looking to learn new techniques, beginning students who want to try out printmaking for the first time, or anyone that is looking for an intensive day of playing with ink on paper. In other words, all levels are welcome.

What you will learn in this workshop:

  • Execute visual ideas through the process of monotype

  • Select and prepare tools, materials, and papers for making prints

  • Become familiar with printmaking terminology

  • Experiment with ink opacity and layering colors

Required supplies for the first class:

  • Pencil Sketches, photographs, or other visual inspiration

  • Rubber or polyethylene gloves

  • Apron (optional)

Optional supplies:

  • Stiff bristle brushes

  • String

  • Q-tips

  • Scissors