Printmaking

Code: R0101-21

    • I

      Level I

      Students have very limited experience or none at all. Classes usually start with a full day of basic instruction.

    • II

      Level II

      Students have a basic understanding of press operation, tools common to printmaking, paper preparation and basic principles of registration.

Monotype, Drypoint and Collagraph

Jun 7 - 11, 2021

9AM-5PM

Concept

Explore the possibilities of monotype printmaking processes and the mediums‘ potential combined with drypoint and collagraph. Monotype yields a series of unique fine art prints on paper, the fluid process offering an immediacy of expression with its dynamic surface reworking. Painterly techniques such as additive and subtractive drawing methods, masks, stencils, and collage are introduced alongside the printmaking techniques of drypoint and collagraph to create sculptural matrices that may be printed using a variety of inking methods to suit an artist’s ever-evolving vision.

Media

Monotype painting/drawing techniques with oil-based inks and watercolors, intaglio inking method, relief “roll-ups” inking method, chine collé collage elements, layering and registration with multiple passes through the press collagraph (adhering found objects to the printing matrix), drypoint, monoprinting

Faculty

Derick Wycherly

Derick Wycherly is an artist and printmaker from Montana. He received his BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design with a concentration in animation, then worked for many years at the esteemed intaglio printmaking workshop, Harlan and Weaver, in New York City.

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Derick Wycherly, Thirsty Hills - detail

Tuition: $995.00
Studio Fee: $100.00
Registration Fee: $45.00

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Registration Information

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 2021 print 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.

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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.

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Lodging & Meals

Anderson Ranch closely follows guidance released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the State of Colorado and the Pitkin County Health Department. In order to operate safely during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Anderson Ranch has made significant modifications to our housing and meal offerings for Summer 2021. We have established a Business Safety Plan with added layers of precaution that prioritizes 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.

Housing is very limited and includes private lodging only. 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.

COVID-19 Safety Plan At-a-Glance

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Face Covering
Daily Wellness Checks

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Physical Distancing
Dedicated Studio Space

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Reduced Workshop Size
Individual Art Supplies

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Hand Washing Stations
Open Doors & Windows
Rigorous Cleaning Schedule

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