ONLINE WORKSHOP TAKING PLACE ON ZOOM
Watercolor monotype is a simple and straightforward way to create a painterly print with just a few materials but with unlimited possibilities. In this demonstration based workshop, learn the fundamentals of plate preparation, image planning and execution. Great for beginners and artists looking to explore new non-toxic methods, it can be applied to artists working in various practices. During the workshop, Christopher will push the medium to greater heights by introducing collage techniques, multiple plate registration and more. This workshop is open to both beginner and experienced printmakers.
Image Details: Christopher Shore, Untitled (detail), Watercolor monotype
CHRISTOPHER SHORE is an artist printmaker who lives and works in the Greater New York area. His work explores many types of traditional and non-traditional printmaking techniques and has been exhibited in numerous group shows throughout Tri-State Area and in venues around the world. Recently Christopher’s work has been included in the 9th Duoro Biennal Print Exhibition 2018 in Douro, Portugal, and in a solo exhibition in Shanghai, China in 2016. His work has been in exhibitions at the Katonah Museum of Art (NY), the University of Richmond Museum (VA), the Southampton Arts Center (NY), Arkansas State University (AR), and The Painting Center, NYC. In 2002, he was selected to present his work to the New York Print Club at The National Arts Club in NY as part of their Annual Showcase.
Christopher is a graduate of Colby College and the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY where in 2001, he was awarded a Masters in Fine Arts Degree with a concentration in printmaking. As well as being an instructor, Chris is a collaborative printer working with internationally renowned artists as well as those who are still emerging. Many of these collaborations have been showcased in prestigious galleries, exhibitions and museums, often winning awards and recognition. Christopher is currently the Staff Master Printer at the Center for Contemporary Printmaking in Norwalk, CT.
*THIS ONLINE WORKSHOP IS DEMONSTRATION BASED- THESE MATERIALS ARE NOT MANDATORY TO ATTEND THE ONLINE WORKSHOP*
Mylar, Duralar, frosted acetate, denril (single side frosted is good)
Plexiglas the size of your image or bigger than your paper.
Watercolors (Pans, tubes, blocks, etc…)\
Water soluble pencils or crayons (Stablio All, Caran d’ache, etc)
Brushes for water based media
Etching or litho press
Heavy weight printing paper, dampened
Newsprint, copy paper, sharpie/pencil, tape (any kind)