Printmaking

Code: R1009-24

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      Open to All

      Students of any skill and knowledge level.

Intaglio: Visual Fundamentals and Line

Aug 5 - 9, 2024

9AM - 5PM

Concept

Investigate fundamental visual elements in this printmaking course, which include drypoint, engraving, and etching on copper. Understanding the various qualities of lines possible in intaglio is an essential part of building dynamic drawings and compositions. Students experiment with the fast, dynamic, and expressive gestural marks used in drypoint and the slow, precise lines required for engravings and dots. The workshop begins by covering drypoint techniques that are later translated to copper engraving using a burin and etchings. Additionally, the history of etching is introduced, as well as technical demos including chine-collé and à la poupée.

Media

Intaglio including drypoint, etching and engraving, chine-collé, and à la poupée, pen-and-ink

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Faculty

Koichi Yamamoto

Koichi Yamamoto is an artist who merges the traditional and contemporary by creating unique and innovative approaches to the language of printmaking, with work ranging from meticulous copper engravings to large-scale monotypes and kites. He studied at the Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland, OR, then relocated to Krakow, Poland and Bratislava Academy of Fine Arts in Slovakia to learn about copper engravings. He completed his MFA at the University of Alberta, Canada. He has taught at Utah State University and the University of Delaware, and is currently a professor at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.

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Koichi Yamamoto, Namigumo

Tuition: $1,160.00
Studio Fee: $150.00
Registration Fee: $45.00

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Printmaking

Discover the exciting possibilities of this historically rooted medium. Our Printmaking program fosters a supportive studio atmosphere where artists of all levels have the freedom to experiment and learn new techniques. Summer printmaking workshops, taught by accomplished artists and educators, offer a fresh take on the medium, mixing traditional processes with experimental attitudes.

Anderson Ranch’s Patton Printmaking Studio is clean, spacious, and outfitted with a variety of presses and equipment to accommodate screen printing, relief, intaglio, monoprinting, bookmaking, mokuhanga and lithography. Students have access to individual work tables, wall space, palettes, rags, hand tools, power tools, computers with Adobe software, wi-fi, printing, scanning, and projection capabilities.

At Anderson Ranch, the process of printmaking honors tradition, innovation, community and collaboration. We invite you to explore, experiment and expand your visual expression in this captivating environment.

Anderson Ranch is happy to extend a 20% tuition discount* in summer one- or two-week adult workshops for SGC International members. Please register online and then email reg@andersonranch.org with your membership information and we will make the adjustment once you are in the system. You are also welcome to call 970-924-5089 to register. *Please note that the SGC discount cannot be combined with any other discount, scholarship or special offer. 

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Workshop Details

Supply List

Many of the items you'll need are available in the ArtWorks Store. Please click "View Full Supply List" to see a comprehensive list of items you'll need for this workshop.

Lodging & Meals

Housing is limited and includes shared and private lodging options. Reservations will be managed on a first-come, first-served basis. The earlier you reserve housing, the better your chance of receiving your preferred option. Please note: Workshop costs do not include accommodations. 

We have established a Business Safety Plan with added layers of precaution that prioritize the health and safety of our staff, students, faculty and guests while continuing to provide you with the Anderson Ranch experience that you know and enjoy.

The Ranch Café meal plan that is included with Room and Board fees strives to provide healthy, creative meals that will nourish your artistic creativity. The meal plan includes 5 days of continental breakfasts that will include a hot offering, 5 lunches with a selection of offerings, and 5 dinners.

 

Scholarships, College Credit & Discounts

Making Art Accessible

Applications for scholarship support are encouraged. Specific scholarships are funded by Ranch supporters, either through endowed funds or special gifts.

Many colleges and universities offer college credit for workshops taken at Anderson Ranch. Discounts are available for students and teachers.

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