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Transforming Drawing Ideas Into Printmaking

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September 12, 2022
September 14, 2022
10:00 - 4:00

Workshop Overview

The first morning of the workshop we will explore drawing ideas and collaborative processes to give participants the opportunity to explore unfamiliar approaches and combinations of materials. We will focus on the use of line, mark making, contrast and value structure. For the remainder of the workshop we will learn and practice drypoint intaglio techniques using copper and plastic plates with non-toxic water-soluble inks. Chine Collé techniques with Asian papers will be introduced and implemented in combination with drypoint. Participants will be encouraged to experiment with these new techniques. The workshop is accessible to a variety of skillsets: Beginner and advanced techniques will be offered and choices of printing monoprints or editioned prints will be discussed.

All levels of student ability and experience will find this workshop challenging. Within every section of the workshop advanced students will be given more challenging options to pursue. Children must be accompanied by a participating adult.

About the Instructor(s)

Tallmadge Doyle is a painter, printmaker, teacher and public artist who received her BFA from the Cleveland Art Institute and an MFA from University of Oregon. She taught Drawing and Printmaking at the University of Oregon and Lane Community College in Eugene as an adjunct instructor for 14 years. She emphasizes experimental methods for exploring technique to attain fundamental technical skills of printmaking and strengthening fundamental knowledge of drawing, composition and color.

Materials List: Students Bring

• Basic drawing materials (pencils, charcoal)

• Carbide Steel drypoint needle (not an etching needle)

• Scraping tool (triangle shape)

• Sharpie pen

• Rubber gloves

• Flat soft brush 1"- 2" wide for pasting

• Sketchbook

• 1 piece tracing paper

• 1 piece carbon paper


• Electric drypoint tool  

Materials List: Provided by Instructor(s)

• Stonehenge Printmaking Paper

• Copper plates

• Plastic plates

• Printmaking Inks

• Tarlatans

• 3 Electric drypoint tools to share

• India ink

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