Introduction to Silkscreening with MAGIC PONY (6 week) $270 + Material Fee Tuesday November 5th – December 10th, 2013 7:00-10:00pm
ARTiculations has partnered with our favourite triple threat gallery, studio and shop Magic Pony to help aspiring artists learn basic silkscreening techniques such as how to make screen positives, coat and shoot silk screens and hand-printing with the end goal of being able to make use of some these techniques in a home studio. ARTIST INSTRUCTOR: Michael Comeau
Weekly demonstrations will be given on palette management, colour mixing, and brushwork. Exercises such as simplified landscape projects will explore the painting techniques that are specific to acrylics.
New demonstrations and exercises each week will enhance the techniques learned in Introductory Watercolours. We’ll work on improving wash control and colour use, and also work on some more advanced effects.
Linocut II with Pamela Dodds (6 week) $270 + Material Fee Wednesday November 6th – December 11th, 2013 7:00-10:00pm
In this workshop students will further explore linocut techniques including multiple-plate printing, creating textures, colour composition, and techniques for registration. Students may choose to work on a larger scale or make a multiple plate or reduction colour print. If you are looking to strengthen your skills and experiment with new ideas or, if you’ve got the basics and just want to keep going, this class offers you both the guidance and the freedom to achieve your creative goals in a friendly group setting. Required: Basic linocut experience and familiarity with tools, or completion of Intro to Linocut workshop.
Introduction to Hardcover Bookbinding (5 week) $225 Thursday November 7th – December 5th, 2013 7:00-10:00pm
This course will take participants through a variety of bookbinding
techniques such as signature binding, stab binding, and hardcovers. We
will learn folding and pasting techniques for paper and fabric which can be applied to any form of bookmaking. Participants will be able to improvise and experiment in the creation of their books. Participants will create 3 books/zines from start to finish, including at least one personalized hardcover sketchbook/notebook.
To register or obtain more information on any of these sweet courses, give us a call 🙂 416-901-7464