With Ron Pokrasso

September 10 and 11 (Thurs. and Fri.)


DCF 1.0

Two Day Monotype Intensive covering a range of techniques possible in the monotype process. Instruction includes additive and subtractive approaches, ink rolling methods, stencils and templates, various uses of the ghost, plate and paper registration, and continues with chine colle and collage, drawing, and multiple plate projects. Through demonstrations, lectures, and an overview of safe studio practices beginning and advanced participants will learn to find color, modify, layer, and mix inks using all non-toxic waterbased Akua products. An overview of the Solarplate and ImagOn processes will also be included in this high energy workshop.

Ron Pokrasso has been an exhibiting artist for more than 30 years with over 40 solo exhibitions and more than 150 group shows. His work is in public, private, and corporate collections throughout the U.S. and abroad and is featured in several books. Pokrasso owned and directed Graphics Workshop (gifted to The College of Santa Fe in 1993), is an originator of the printmaking event "Monothon" and has been an ardent supporter of arts programs for youth. In 2000 Ron Pokrasso received the Mayor's Recognition Award For Visual Arts citing his artistic and educational contribution to the city of Santa Fe. To learn more about Ron and to view his artwork visit www.ronpokrasso.com.

Cost is $268 per person. Space is limited to six students.

Please call Laurie at 575.838.6452 to reserve your place in the workshop.

We will take an hour break for lunch each day. Students are welcome to bring their lunch or order from local restaurants. Most materials will be provided in the studio but students may bring: brushes, personal mark making tools (special brayer, drawing tools, etc.), papers or pictures for collage/chine colle (thin, absorbent paper works best), a glue stick, roll of paper towel, vinyl, latex or nitrile gloves, an old phone book (optional) and an apron. Arches 88, 100% cotton printmaking paper will be available for purchase during the workshop for $4.50 per sheet.