Working With Tones: Taking Your Drawing to Print with Elise Robichaud (2-Day Hands-on Workshop) SAT+SUN, June 29th + 30th

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Working With Tones: Taking Your Drawing to Print with Elise Robichaud (2-Day Hands-on Workshop) SAT+SUN, June 29th + 30th

250.00

*all materials included

2-Day Hands-on Workshop:

Saturday and Sunday, June 29th-30th, 2019
9:00am - 5:00pm, both days
(with a break for lunch)

Learn non-toxic etching processes to create tonal gradients in this two-day hands-on workshop. Students will focus on recreating a piece of imagery or artwork of their choice using aquatint, drypoint and mezzotint-like techniques. Students must submit a black and white image, drawing or painting they wish to use as their subject matter for the workshop (please email your image to info@chasesgarage.com by April 25th.) All other class materials will be provided. For all skill levels!

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Limit: 6 Students
Instructor: Elise Robichaud

Create your own original artwork using non-toxic printmaking techniques. Achieve highly rendered imagery with rich tonal values, gradients and painterly marks using copper plates, oil-based ink and printmaking paper.

Trained in printmaking and painting at the University of Maine, Orono, Elise Robichaud works with copper etching and monotype techniques to create layered, dynamic, texture-based imagery fused with classic icons to open a dialog on mental health, interpersonal relationships and societal expectations.

MATERIALS INCLUDE

2 sheets of Rives Light Weight paper

2 sheets of Rives Heavy Weight paper

2 sheets of Rives BFK paper

Black Ink

Newsprint

x1 6x6” Copper Plate

Students are encouraged to bring paper towels/rags pens/markers, sketchbook and any preferred sketching/note taking materials


INFO & INSPIRATION:
MoMA's Etching Collection
ZeaMays Printmaking
Printeresting
MoMA's What is a Print?