Holly Bird

Relief Printmaking PR502

Instructor: Bird, Holly

Day of Week: Tues 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Levels: Intermediate,Advanced

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $159.00

Non-Member: $189.00

Lab Fee:   $20.00

Introduction to block relief printing in linocut techniques. No printmaking experience is necessary, but some art class experience is. Working in oil-based inks, we will explore one-color and more advanced reduction and multiple block prints for those who want to go further in their relief printing experience. In-depth instruction in registration techniques, methods and materials with an emphasis on solid design and pre-planning will be offered in this class.

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Intaglio - Etching PR504

Instructor: Bird, Holly

Day of Week: Fri 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Levels: Intermediate,Advanced

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $159.00

Non-Member: $189.00

Lab Fee:   $20.00

Introduction to basic and safe methods of etching with a non-acid solution (ferric chloride) using copper plates. While drawing ability would be helpful for artists completely new to etching, printmaking experience is not necessary to take this class. Those with etching experience can expand on more advanced techniques or try mezzotints. The use of a large and small etching press, aquatint box and other equipment will be covered.

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Introduction to Intaglio Etching W-PR514

Instructor: Bird, Holly

Day of Week: Sat & Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Levels: Beginner,Intermediate

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $160.00

Non-Member: $190.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $15.00

A basic introduction to new and safe methods in copper plate intaglio etching. This two-day workshop will cover preparation of the plate’s surface; graphite transfer of your drawing; drawing techniques with the scribing the tool(s) and using aquatint to add grayscale value. No previous printmaking experience is required but some basic drawing ability is.

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The Multiple Color Linoleum Print W-PR516

Instructor: Bird, Holly

Day of Week: Sat & Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $160.00

Non-Member: $190.00

Lab Fee:   $10.00

An introduction to multiple color linoleum block printmaking for all levels. By the end of this 2-day workshop, a student will have made a simple, hardboard registration "jig" to keep and will complete a 4"x6" print in 2 to 3 colors. They will be able to pursue multiple color relief printing in their home studio without needing a press. Professional-level toolkits will be lent out to all students and the hardboard jig, unmounted linoleum, paper and ink will all be provided with their material fee.

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