Thursday, March 31, 2011

Printmaking :: Behind the Orange Curtain

For those of you who feel like venturing down south a bit…..Printmaking Classes and Open Studios are
available at the Irvine Fine Arts Center

AND an added bonus, CSULB BFA candidate
Lindsay Buchman
is teaching the following classes:

Monoprints & Monotypes

Create unique prints using both the painterly and stacking monotype techniques while exploring monoprint embellishing. Saturdays 9:30am-12:30pm Apr 2-May 21

Paper Lithograph

Learn the Xerox transfer method of printing. Combine monotype or relief processes and study color printing and chine colle to enhance the quality of a print. Saturdays 1:30pm-4:30pm Apr 2-May 21

Silk Aquatint

Experience the organza method to create tonal values similar to an aquatint in etching. Learn techniques for coating an organza silk surface with polymer gloss medium to create tonal range for print. All levels welcome.
Mondays 6:30pm-9:30pm Apr 11-May 16

Visit the Irvine Fine Arts Center website for a

complete course listing

Relief Techniques
Intaglio Techniques
Experimentations in Letterpress Printmaking
Letterpress for Designers
Book Arts I

Printmaking Open Studio

The new Patrick Merrill Printmaking Studio is a fully equipped and ventilated studio suited for both traditional print and letterpress techniques. Two Vandercook proof presses, a Pilot press, and various etching presses including a 36’ x 72’ manual Ettan press, outfit our 800 square foot studio space allowing for various print techniques and processes such as intaglio, relief, collograph, monoprint, traditional letterpress and more. Open
Studio users must make a reservation with the Studio Technician and demonstrate previous printmaking experience in either a classroom or equivalent studio environment. Closed-toe shoes required. More info:

For Open Studio hours call IFAC at 949-724-6880.

Posted by: Nancy Young

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