Students have very limited experience or none at all. Classes usually start with a full day of basic instruction.
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
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.
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
Derick Wycherly (Chippewa Cree) is an artist and collaborative printmaker from Montana. Derick received a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2011, then worked at the esteemed print workshop, Harlan & Weaver, in New York until 2019. Derick is an Ed-Grs fellow and MFA candidate in Printmaking 2022 at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
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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 email@example.com 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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Rives BFK printmaking paper
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. There is no housing or meals available for Fall Studio Sessions Studio Practice programs.
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.
Health & Safety
Beginning February 2023, Anderson Ranch will no longer require proof of Covid-19 vaccination for studio and artistic program participants. For your own safety as well as the safety of our community, we highly encourage all program participants to be up to date with their vaccinations for COVID-19 as well as the flu vaccine. We also encourage you to carry health and traveler’s insurance.
Scholarships, College Credit & Discounts
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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.