One Color Woodblock Prints Workshop
Back by Popular Demand! Jane Marshalls' Black and White Woodblock Workshop
Details: Want a second chance to learn woodblock printing? This class will take place on Saturday, March 28th, 2020 from 10am-4pm. Students will complete a simple black and white woodblock print. Jane will teach the processes of transferring the image, registration, carving, and printing. The design should be simple to be completed in one day. Students will carve a 6x8 shina plywood block and print onto hosho paper. Blocks, paper, and ink will be provided. Caving tools will be available for studio use. Registration is $95, click the link below to register.
About the Instructor: Jane Marshall has taught classes, workshops, lectured, exhibited, and served as artist-in-residence at several universities including Kansas State, Wisconsin, Cornell, Western Michigan, Albright College, Indiana State, and more recently at UAB. She was the first artist selected for a residency at Studio in the Woods in New Orleans. She collaborated on “Big Prints,” a project organized by Scott Stephens at the University of Montevallo that resulted in the production of three large-scale prints that were exhibited at several museums in Alabama. Her collaboration with Sue Gosin of Dieu Donne, NYC, on “Medea,” a large-scale artist book, was exhibited at and is in the collection of the New York Public Library.
Book Arts Workshop
Chris Davenport's Workshop Back by Popular Demand
Details: PaperWorkers is adding another session of Chris Davenport's February workshop to our April calendar! This workshop will take place on April 4th and 5th from 10am-4pm both days. Students will use environmentally-friendly cyanotype printing processes to create books from digital negatives. Shooting and editing images, book layout, making digital negatives, alternative photo printing and darkroom techniques, and simple bindings will be covered. The class may even hit the streets for a few shots! Registration is $125 not including materials.
About Pocket Knife Press (Christopher Davenport): I tell stories of ecology, place, and people through photographs, film, handmade paper, and the artist book. As a teaching artist, I lead courses in: Documentary and Conservation Photography, Image and Identity, The Art of Protest, Film and the Environment, Art & Ecology, and Environmental Research & Advocacy at The University of Alabama and Book Arts, Conceptual Arts, Fundamental Drawing, 2D design, and 4D Design (time-based contemporary art) at The University of Alabama in Birmingham.
Pronto Plates Workshop
Learn a Unique Lithographic Print Method
Details: This class will be held on April 18th, 2020 from 10am-4pm. Pronto plates are polyester plates that can be printed with a laser jet printer or drawn on with a litho crayon, sharpie, or India ink so the process can be from photography or drawing or a combination. It is a nontoxic process using gum Arabic, water, or oil based ink. Please bring to the workshop several sheets of either Lenox1000, Arches 88, or Fabriano Unica because smooth paper works best for this process. Paper can be purchased at Forstall Art Supply, Alabama Art Supply, or online. Registration is $95 and each student will be given five (5) pronto plates to work with. Ink and gum Arabic will also be provided.
About the Instructor: Liza Butts is a multimedia artist from Birmingham, Alabama. She studied visual arts at the Alabama School of Fine Arts and received her BFA in Studio Art at Washington University in St. Louis. Following school, Liza lived in New York City where she worked at the Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop. There, her love of printmaking was ignited and she began making monoprints with textiles. Liza has exhibited prints at the Harnett Biennial of American Prints in Richmond, Virginia, and at Mana Contemporary in Jersey City, New Jersey.