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Silkscreen Monotype

Instructor: Christopher Shore
Friday, January 26
1-Day Workshop, 10am – 4pm
Class size 4-8, All Levels
$125 members, $175 non-members

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Participants in this unique workshop will be introduced to the versatile world of monotypes utilizing a screenprint mesh as the surface to work on. Using watercolor paints and water-soluble crayons, you can create draw­ings and paintings with a freeness and spontaneity unlike other monotype techniques. In the process, learn basic screenprinting techniques such as registration, color blends and the ability to print on a variety of surfaces. Essentially non-toxic and accessible to novices and advanced printmakers.

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.

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Image: Christopher Shore, Year of the Rooster, Silkscreen monotype

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  • Drawing materials (pencils, markers, pens)
  • Notebook/ Sketchpad
  • Printmaking paper (for purchase at CCP)
  • Other paper options (fabric, old prints, handmade papers)
  • Water soluble crayons, Faber Castel Aquarelles or Caran d’ache
  • Watercolor palate
  • Water soluble color pencils
  • Water Based Transparent Extender base
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