Grand Marais Art Colony Workshops, Grand Marais, Minnesota
120 WEST 3RD AVENUE   PO BOX 626    GRAND MARAIS, MINNESOTA 55604    218-387-2737   arts@boreal.org

Solarplate Printmaking

Solarplate Printmaking

May 22 - 26, 2017; 5 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Dan Welden
Location:
Eco-Friendly Print Studio
Tuition:
$575.00
Supply Fee:
$30.00
Class Size:
12

Solarplate printing is an exciting, spontaneous technique that uses UV light and water instead of traditional grounds and acids and yields highly professional results. Learn from master printmaker, Dan Welden, the early pioneer of safer and healthier printmaking. The Solarplate accepts all kinds of drawings, paintings, or photographic images on acetate, photocopies, and/or digital positives from transparent film. Artists can experience painting freely and directly on the Solarplate surface and create a matrix capable of yielding many impressions. Alternatively, artist can work through traditional or digital approaches on transparent film or specially prepared “grained” glass. Participants will be able to produce several 8 x 10-inch images during this intensive class and larger plates are available with prior request.

This class will be cancelled on April 21, 2017, if minimum enrollment is not met. Please register before this date. Note the early cancellation date.
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