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Beginning and Intermediate Print Sampler*
Explore the basics of printmaking, or further develop new approaches to your imagery. Students may concentrate in one area or experiment with a variety of techniques including etching, woodcut, monotype, collagraph, silk aquatint, transfer prints and chine collé. Included in the course fee is one additional lab session per week.
a Instructor: Barbara Harder
   Tuesdays, 6:30 - 9:30pm, Mar 17 - Apr 21
   Facility fee: $15
   6 sessions: $210; members: $189
b Instructor: Barbara Harder
   Tuesdays, 6:30 - 9:30pm, Apr 28 - Jun 2
   Facility fee: $15
   6 sessions: $210; members: $189
c Instructor: Barbara Harder
   Tuesdays, 6:30 - 9:30pm, Mar 17 - Jun 2
   Facility fee: $25
   12 sessions; members: $360
d Instructor: Liz Pagano
   Thursdays, 10am - 1pm, Mar 19 - Apr 23
   Facility fee: $15
   6 sessions: $210; members: $189
e Instructor: Liz Pagano
   Thursdays, 10am - 1pm, Apr 30 - Jun 4
   Facility fee: $15
   6 sessions: $210; members: $189
f Instructor: Liz Pagano
   Thursdays, 10am - 1pm, Mar 19 - Jun 4
   Facility fee: $25
   12 sessions; members: $360

Monotype/Monoprint*
What’s the difference between a monotype and a monoprint? Discover the answer as you experiment with the endless possibilities of both printmaking approaches. Students will use a variety of techniques to explore additive, subtractive and viscosity inking, stenciling, chine collé, Xerox transfer, relief, intaglio and more. Open to all levels. Included in the course fee is one additional lab session per week.
a Instructor: Maura Galante
   Wednesdays, 6:30 - 9:30pm, Mar 18 - Apr 22
   Facility fee: $15
   6 sessions: $210; members: $189
b Instructor: Maura Galante
   Wednesdays, 6:30 - 9:30pm, Apr 29 - Jun 3
   Facility fee: $15
   6 sessions: $210; members: $189
c Instructor: Maura Galante
   Wednesdays, 6:30 - 9:30pm, Mar 18 - Jun 3
   Facility fee: $25
   12 sessions; members: $360

Non-Toxic Silkscreen*
Explore monotype silkscreen, reduction printing, four-color separations, hand-painted stencils, photo silkscreen, registration and additional printing techniques. Learn to stretch screens, mix inks, and print on many different surfaces. All inks and materials are non-toxic. Students working with the Image-On process are welcome. Included in the course fee is one additional lab session per week.
a Instructor: Tung Hoang
   Thursdays, 7 - 10pm, Mar 19 - Apr 23
   Facility fee: $15
   6 sessions: $210; members: $189
b Instructor: Tung Hoang
   Thursdays, 7 - 10pm, Apr 30 - Jun 4
   Facility fee: $15
   6 sessions: $210; members: $189
c Instructor: Tung Hoang
   Thursdays, 7 - 10pm, Mar 19 - Jun 4
   Facility fee: $25
   12 sessions; members: $360

Water-Based Printmaking
Explore traditional and innovative techniques in various print media to aid in the development of personal imagery. Possibilities include etching, dry point, mezzotint, embossment, collagraph, woodcut, linocut and monotype. Water-based inks will be employed wherever possible. Experimentation with stencil, chine collé, xerography, clay plates and print imagery within the artist book format will be encouraged. Classroom experience will be enhanced with slides, videos, and trips to print exhibitions. Open to all levels.
Instructor: Flo Hatcher
Saturdays, 9am - 2pm, Mar 21 - Jun 6
Facility fee: $25
12 sessions: $600; members: $540

Intermediate Printmaking
Explore printmaking techniques while you develop approaches to imagery. Concentrate in one area or experiment with many techniques including etching, woodcut, monotype, paper and pronto plate lithography, collagraph, silk aquatint and chine collé. Prerequisite: Beginning and Intermediate Print Sampler or instructor’s permission.
Instructor: Barbara Harder
Tuesdays, 10am - 2pm, Mar 17 - Jun 2
Facility fee: $25
12 sessions: $539; members: $485

Advanced Printmaking
Give yourself the studio time you’ve always needed. Explore the benefits of printing in multiple layers with intaglio, relief, silk aquatint, solar, polymer and silicone processes, mixed media, chine collé and experimental techniques. This class is designed for the experienced printmaker who is ready for personal artistic investigation. Students will look at artwork, plan individualized approaches and discuss exhibition opportunities. Prerequisite: Beginning and Intermediate Print Sampler or instructor’s permission.
Instructor: Barbara Harder
Wednesdays, 10am - 3pm, Mar 18 - Jun 3
Facility fee: $25
12 sessions: $600; members: $540

Printmaking Lab
The lab offers monitored sessions for those experienced in printmaking and includes basic materials for intaglio, relief, serigraphy and some lithography. Participants may use one of four etching presses, from 28” x 50” up to 36” x 60” bed size, a light exposure unit, and a separate room for editioning. You must be pre-approved and have adequate printmaking knowledge to work independently in a studio. No instruction.
Monitor: Liz Pagano
Mondays, 9:30am - 2:30pm, Mar 16 - Jun 1 (except May 25)
Facility fee: $25
11 sessions: $317; members: $286

Open Print Sessions
All students currently enrolled in eligible printmaking classes may attend one monitored, 4-hour open print session per week as part of their class fee. Additional open print sessions cost $25 for non-members and $23 for members. Approved, non-current CAW students may attend with permission from an instructor: $50 for non-members and $45 for members.
Mondays, 6 - 10pm, Mar 16 - Jun 1 (except May 25)
Fridays, 11am - 3pm, Mar 20 - Jun 5

*Class fee includes access to one monitored, 4-hour open print session per week

 

 

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WORKSHOPS

Introduction to Monotype Printmaking
This intensive two-day workshop is designed to introduce students to the medium of Monotype. The most painterly of printmaking techniques, Monotype offers versatility, immediacy and an endless range of possibilities. Experiment with additive and reductive approaches to create unique prints and also learn to use a printmaking press. Wonderful for helping painters develop imagery. Many materials are provided.
Instructor: Maura Galante
Saturday & Sunday, 10am - 4pm, Feb 14 - 15
Facility fee: $10
Cost: $140; members: $126

Encaustic Collagraph
Combine collagraph printing with encaustic painting by using wax as a matrix. Participants will experiment with encaustic techniques like inlaying and incising to create texture to build a collagraph plate. Water-based intaglio inks and a press will print the results. The possibilities are limitless. Combining these two mediums offers an exciting visual and artistic journey. Open to all levels. Materials valued at $40 will be provided.
Instructor: Binnie Birstein
Saturday & Sunday, 10am - 3pm, Feb 21 - 22
Facility fee: $10
Cost: $157; members: $145

 

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Creative Arts Workshop   80 Audubon Street   New Haven, Connecticut 06510   p) 203.562.4927   f) 203.562.2329