Classes and Workshops
A calendar of workshop and independent studio times is provided in "Calendar". The introductory workshops include instruction in: contemporary relief and intaglio printmaking, mixed media on paper and fiber, wet felting, laminating wool on silk, leather surface design, sculptural leather, and book covering in leather.
Printmaking Mixed Media
Relief printmaking using the etching press with linoleum, woodblock, copper plate, or acrylic medium plate. Photo etching onto paper and fiber surfaces such as silk, wool felt, leather.will be covered. Both water and oil based inks will be available.
Wet felting techniques, nuno felting (laminating wool on silk), experimenting and printing on hand made felt, incorporating stitching, thermo-fax machine made images, 2 dimensional and 3 dimensional outcomes.
Leather surface design
Use of leather instead of canvas. Printing on leather, image transfer, painting, dyeing, creating texture and relief printing on leather. Leather book covers, boxes, 2d and 3d sculptural art.