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Vandercook Collagraph (2 classes)

Kala Art Institute - Kala Printmaking Studio

Saturday, March 19, 2016 - Saturday, March 26, 2016
Kala Printmaking Studio 1060 Heinz Avenue 3rd floor BerkeleyCA  94710
Saturday, March 19, 2016 - Saturday, March 26, 2016
Kala Printmaking Studio 1060 Heinz Avenue 3rd floor BerkeleyCA  94710

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What's Included

Explore the versatility of letterpress by pairing traditional and contemporary printing techniques on the Vandercook press. Explore low-relief collage to create textural background imagery similar to rubbings and finish the prints with hand-set lead and wood type. Learn press set-up, ink mixing, and how to operate the press for both techniques. All skill levels welcome; previous letterpress experience optional. Saturdays, March 19 & 26 from 1-5pm $25 Materials Fee payable to the teacher on the first day of class Instructor bio: Printmaker Julie Whitcomb has worked in graphic design, book publishing, and textile design. Collaborative educational workshops have included marine creature printing projects (including squid and salmon) at the Exploratorium, San Francisco Center for the Book, and the Studio for Urban Projects.

About This Organizer

Kala Art Institute's mission is to help artists sustain their creative work over time through its Artist-in- Residence and Fellowship Programs, and to engage the community through exhibitions, public programs and education. Kala's high quality printmaking and multimedia studios are located in Berkeley, CA.

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Kala Printmaking Studio 1060 Heinz Avenue 3rd floor BerkeleyCA  94710
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