Welcome Guest      Help   |   Login

Find a Course

 Links

Printmaking

Course Details

Monday - Friday, Jul 31 - Aug 4 | 9am-4pm
ages 6-8 | RISD Campus | 2017/SE-CAMP-2054 ( Class is Full )
5 sessions | 35 contact hours | tuition $490 | lab fee $10


Description

Are you ready for adventure? Each day, you'll set out in search of the wild animals native to the RISD campus. Daily treks to known gathering hot spots such as the Nature Lab, the RISD Museum, the river waterfront and, yes, even the library provide resources and inspiration for creative expression back in the studio. There, you'll use your field notes and sketches for a variety of creatively WILD projects. In the process, the camp develops art and natural science awareness, builds basic art and design skills and encourages young artists to explore a variety of media.


Instructor
  • Name: Adam Ferbert (Bio)
Course Details

Mondays, Jun 19 - Jul 24 | 6:30-9:30pm
ages 18+ | RISD Campus | 2017/SE-PRINT-4405
6 sessions | 18 contact hours | tuition $345 | lab fee $20


Description

Monoprinting is essentially a one-of-a-kind printed painting, a remarkably versatile printing process in which inks are applied directly onto or wiped away from a Plexiglas surface. The plates are then printed so that students can generate many images and execute ideas quickly, allowing for a very spontaneous way of working. As students gain confidence and learn the intricacies of hand printing, experimentation with the medium is encouraged. The techniques of chine colle -- rice paper lightly glued to create layered color -- and trace monoprints expand individual options. Practicalities of single and multi-plate registration, texturing techniques, layering and washes are demonstrated and color mixing, viscosity printing and plate-printing order are discussed. Please note that non-toxic water based inks are used.

Applies to: NS-E, PS-E


Instructor
  • Name: Laura Post (Bio)
Course Details

Wednesday - Friday, Jul 5 - 7 | 9am-4pm
ages 6-12 | Tillinghast Farm | 2017/SE-CAMP-2082
3 sessions | 21 contact hours | tuition $295 | lab fee $10


Description

Explore the natural world in this playful press-free printmaking workshop, inspired by the artwork of naturalists and scientific illustrators Maria Sibylla Merian and John James Audubon. We begin by collecting natural curiosities on our walks around the beach and grounds. Abstracting (or not) from realistic drawings of birds, insects and sea creatures, we'll test our ideas in print form. You'll develop white-line inspired relief prints based on sketchbook design drawings. Images will be carved or pressed into plates so that each artist can make a series of prints. Projects will include sketchbooks, a group print and a mini-book to share. Monotype prints will add a painterly dimension as we print, print, print -- and even print on our prints!


Instructor
  • Name: * A.J. Morse, Patricia Huntington, Donald Chabot (Bio)
Course Details

Wednesday - Friday, Jul 5 - 7 | 9am-4pm
ages 6-8 | RISD Campus | 2017/SE-CAMP-2049 ( Class is Full )
3 sessions | 21 contact hours | tuition $295 | lab fee $10


Description

If you can redo, remix and refry, why can't you re-art? Common found objects become the foundation materials for artmaking in this multimedia extravaganza. Combined with traditional artists' materials used in uncommon ways, students reimagine the world around them through 3D construction, printmaking, collage and more. On daily trips around the RISD campus, students record their ideas, discoveries and inspirations. Returning to the studio, students reinvent, rebuild, rethink, and reART their world!


Instructor
  • Name: Alexandria Hornstein (Bio)
Course Details

Thursdays, Jun 22 - Jul 27 | 6:30-9:30pm
ages 18+ | RISD Campus | 2017/SE-PRINT-4503
6 sessions | 18 contact hours | tuition $345 | lab fee $45


Description

Silkscreen, one of the most widely used and versatile printing methods today, is a stencil process in which a design/image is adhered to a screen made of polyester or other fine mesh using a photo emulsion process. Students in the course, which takes place in RISD's Graphic Design silkscreen studio, begin by using hand-drawn separations, photographs, digital separations or photocopies. A screen is then stretched over a frame with areas blocked off by adhering either stencil or film to the screen. As each screen represents one color, a range of color combinations is possible, depending on the number of screens. Ink is pushed through the mesh with a squeegee and clear shapes of color result. Water-based silkscreen ink makes for quick drying time and easy soap-and-water cleanup. With applications to printmaking, textiles, wallpaper or just stand-alone imagery, this course is ideal for working out visual ideas serially and quickly with spectacular results. Please note that in addition to the lab fee, you can expect to have to buy additional supplies for this course. We try to keep this cost under $100, but for specialized courses (jewelry, wood, metals) this may be higher.

Applies to: NS-E, PS-E


Instructor
  • Name: Suzette Cozzens (Bio)
  • Prev
  • Next