Art Workshops, Classes & Retreats


"Etching, Monoprint and More"
Thursdays, September 20 - December 13, 2018
 

This course presents basic intaglio and monotype printing techniques including monoprint, drypoint, etching, aquatint, collograph, solar plate, as well as color printing. Image embellishments including embossing, chine collé, collage, and mixed media techniques will also be covered. All levels welcome and advanced printmakers may work independently.
 
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Instructor: Anthony Rosati
Cost: For Credit: $625, Non-Credit: $495, Lab Fee: $20
Sponsor: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Website, email, 215-972-7632


"Screenprinting and Beyond"
Fridays, September 21 - December 14, 2018
 

The versatile nature of screenprinting lends itself to printing on paper, fabric and other surfaces. For the beginner, this course will cover all aspects of the process including screen preparation, image development, and printing techniques. Printmakers with experience may propose independent projects.
 
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Instructor: Anthony Rosati
Cost: For Credit: $625, Non-Credit: $495, Lab Fee: $20
Sponsor: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Website, email, 215-972-7632


"Solar Etching"
Saturdays, September 22 - October 20, 2018
 

Celebrate autumn with this versatile, simple and environmentally-friendly way to make painterly prints without using chemicals or acid. Transfer your drawings, paintings and/or computer generated images to a light-sensitized plate which then can be developed with water and printed. A safe and direct way to make images!
 
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Instructor: Lesa Chittenden Lim
Cost: $195, Lab Fee: $10
Sponsor: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Website, email, 215-972-7632


"Woodcut and Relief Printmaking"
Tuesdays, September 25 - December 11, 2018
 

Printing from a drawing carved into wood or a linoleum block is the oldest and most straightforward form of printmaking. All aspects of the process will be covered, including drawing on the block, carving your design and printing black-and white and color prints. All levels welcome.
 
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Instructor: Ron Wyffels
Cost: For Credit: $625, Non-Credit: $495, Lab Fee: $20
Sponsor: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Website, email, 215-972-7632


"Lithography"
Wednesdays, September 26 - December 19, 2018
 

According to George Bellows: “Lithography offers opportunities for the artist greatly superior to any direct efforts on paper.” Explore these opportunities through step-by-step instruction on preparing your stone or plate, drawing with variety of materials, making prints in black-and-white and color, and editioning finished prints. Excellent for all levels of drawing or printmaking experience.
 
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Instructor: Ron Wyffels
Cost: For Credit: $625, Non-Credit: $495, Lab Fee: $20
Sponsor: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Website, email, 215-972-7632


"Printmaking for High School Students"
Saturdays, September 29 - December 1, 2018
 

Printmaking enhances drawing/painting skills and can contribute striking additions to a college portfolio. Explore the exciting possibilities of several printmaking processes including traditional line etching, screenprinting on t-shirts or other materials, and the painterly possibilities of monotype. Students will be guided through the preparation and steps of each process, learn how to safely handle all materials, and explore the journey of image development and printing.
 
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Instructor: Megan Webb
Cost: For Credit: $425, Non-Credit: $425
Sponsor: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Website, email, 215-972-7632


"Hand-Printed Monotype Workshop"
October 27, 2018
 

Learn monotype printmaking methods that do not require a press or shop facilities. These painterly techniques are easily transportable for use outside for plein air work, on a table at home, or in the classroom. Oil-based block-printing inks and various papers will be supplied; experiment with your own paints and inks as well!
 
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Instructor: Jennifer Baker
Cost: $95, Lab Fee: $35
Sponsor: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Website, email, 215-972-7632


 

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