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Printmaking Workshops at Lower East Side Printshop

  • Dates: 5/29/2024, 6/26/2024
  • Location: Lower East Side Printshop
  • Address: 306 W 37th Street, New York, NY 10018
  • Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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Painterly Aquatint Techniques with Ernesto Ortiz Leyva 3 weeks, Wednesdays, 6 – 9pm May 29 – June 12, 2024 Fee: $300 including materials and 9 hours of studio time This course offers a comprehensive exploration of aquatint methods, focusing on sugar lift, white (soap) ground, and spit bite techniques. Through hands-on demonstrations and practical exercises, students will learn how to manipulate the aquatint process to achieve a wide range of tonal values, textures, and expressive effects. No prior etching/aquatint experiences are necessary. Reductive Linoleum Cut Printing with Kakyoung Lee 4 weeks, Thursdays, 6 – 9pm June 6 – 26, 2024 Fee: $425 including materials and 12 hours of studio time This course will introduce students the art of reduction relief printmaking, a method for creating vibrant, multicolored print using just one block. Guided by drawing, we will alternate between printing a color and carving to reveal the layers beneath. The class will cover the entire process of reduction relief printing, from creating a registration jig, to dividing colors, translating images onto the block, mastering carving techniques, and finally, printing.

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