This workshop will introduce the innovative medium of collagraph, a combination of collage and traditional intaglio and relief printmaking. The focus will be on the exploration and creation of plates through demonstrations and discussion of the endless possibilities which each participant can utilize in creating personal imagery. The main approaches of printing the plates will also be explored in detail including inkless embossing, intaglio wiping surface rolling and monoprinting. Given the accessibility of the medium, both beginner and advanced printmakers will be able to create and complete many prints in a short period of time with the assistance of the instructor.
Christopher Shore received his MFA in printmaking from the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY. He has studied printmaking in Venice and Florence. His work explores many traditional and non-traditional printmaking techniques and has been exhibited internationally. Chris is the Staff Master Printer at the Center for Contemporary Printmaking.
Visit Chris at www.christophershore.info
Image: Christopher Shore, Equiss III, Collagraph