www.ameliaroxanbird.comAmelia taught last summer for the first time, and the class was excellent. She came to WSW as an artist-in-residence, successfully printed and bound her book in the time allotted, worked with teenagers in our art-in-ed program and taught the intern staff some fabulous techniques along the way. She’s organized, knows her stuff and is a gifted teacher.
July 8–12, 2013
In this class we will work with non-traditional techniques for making letterpress printed images. Demonstrations and hands-on experiments will help participants become comfortable using a Vandercook proof press and learn new ways to create images. Students will create an image out of wood type, make a reduction linocut, experiment with Sandragraph (a collograph technique for letterpress), monoprinting, pressure printing, and mount almost any material type high on the Vandercook. We will also practice hand inking and mix colors with an eye for transparency and layering. At the end of the workshop, each participant will leave with a portfolio of sample prints from their classmates and dozens of print experiments from their time on the press.
Tuition $775/$720 members
Lab fee $30
Class limit 6
Please call us at 845.658.9133 if you are interested in this class.