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Etching for Beginners

Date: 3/13 - 7-9PM, 3/15 - 6-9PM, 3/17 - 10AM-1PM, 3/18 - 12-3PM
Instructors: Barbara S. Mogel

Revisit the time when artists and scientists held the same status! Formative etching artists, their societal roles, and how etching prints were produced will be explored. Students will become familiar with printmaking ways of thinking, and etching terminology for this 500 year-old art form. Using 21st C photo emulsion films, students will progress quickly to making a 4” x 5” solar plate etching of their own.

Class limited to 5 students.

Deadline for registration is Thursday, March 1, 2018.

  • Tuesday, March 13 - 7-9PM
  • Thursday, March 15 - 6-9PM
  • Saturday, March 17 - 10AM-1PM
  • Sunday, March 18 - 12-3PM

Barbara S. Mogel was trained in the 500 year-old techniques of etching printmaking, and also scientific illustration, leading to a career in museum design. She is now interested in “green” printmaking techniques and exploring new ways to visualize scientific concepts.

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Intro to Letterpress Printing and Holiday Card Making Workshop.

Date: Sunday, December 10, 2017
Time: 9:00-4:00pm
Instructors: Karin Spitfire
Join Karin Spitfire for this one-day workshop on Sunday, December 10th 9am-4pm, Steel House South @ 639 Main St. You will learn the basics of letterpress printing, how to set type, how to set up and run the press. Then be able to try out your skills by printing a run of Holiday Cards.
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Intro Letterpress Intensive

Date: 7 Day Workshop
Instructors: Richard Reitz Smith, Karin Spitfire
This is a terrific workshop for anyone looking immerse themselves in the joys and techniques of layout, design andoperation of our letterpress.
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ARGENTUM: Silverpoint Workshop

Date: ONE DAY ONLY
Instructors: Richard Iammarino
Co-presented by Steel House Projects this workshop is offered in tandem with the July Exhibition, ARGENTUM, which surveys over 50 years of silverpoint drawing by Richard Iammarino. On view at 639 Main street, July 7-29. Iammarino will introduce various techniques to prepare drawing surfaces for use with silverpoint. Silverpoint is one of several types of metalpoint techniques where a drawing is made by dragging and marking a metal styli on a prepared surface. Terrific for small scale works, either from observation or imagination.
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Etchings main

Etching for Beginners

Date: 3/13 - 7-9PM, 3/15 - 6-9PM, 3/17 - 10AM-1PM, 3/18 - 12-3PM
Instructors: Barbara S. Mogel

Revisit the time when artists and scientists held the same status! Formative etching artists, their societal roles, and how etching prints were produced will be explored. Students will become familiar with printmaking ways of thinking, and etching terminology for this 500 year-old art form. Using 21st C photo emulsion films, students will progress quickly to making a 4” x 5” solar plate etching of their own.

Class limited to 5 students.

Deadline for registration is Thursday, March 1, 2018.

  • Tuesday, March 13 - 7-9PM
  • Thursday, March 15 - 6-9PM
  • Saturday, March 17 - 10AM-1PM
  • Sunday, March 18 - 12-3PM

Barbara S. Mogel was trained in the 500 year-old techniques of etching printmaking, and also scientific illustration, leading to a career in museum design. She is now interested in “green” printmaking techniques and exploring new ways to visualize scientific concepts.

More information →
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Intro Letterpress Intensive

Date: 7 Day Workshop
Instructors: Richard Reitz Smith, Karin Spitfire
This is a terrific workshop for anyone looking immerse themselves in the joys and techniques of layout, design andoperation of our letterpress.
More information →