with Sarah Smelser
- Starts Mar 9, 2024Starts Mar 9, 2024
- 350 US dollars$350
- Manhattan Graphics Center, Inc.,
Explore trace monotype, which allows an artist to work with the specific vocabulary of drawing while making one-of-a-kind prints. Done most effectively on dry Asian paper, trace monotype can stand on its own or be used as the beginnings of collages, mixed media works, and preinstallation. Trace monotype is portable and invites possibilities for plein air printmaking. Students will also learn to stencil print, counterproof, and ghost print to augment their images and add flat passages of color. Accessible and unique, this technique is for artists of varied experience, from beginning drawing students to seasoned printmakers. *includes 2, 4 hour sessions of open workshop time Instructor Bio: Sarah Smelser received her BA from University of California at Santa Cruz, and her MA and MFA from the University of Iowa. She has been an artist in residence at Vermont Studio Center, Franz Masereel Center, Artica Bilbao, Kala Art Institute, Jentel Artist Residency, Skopelos Foundation for the Arts, Anchor Graphics, Ballinglen Arts Foundation, and Tamarind Institute. Her work is in such collections as Readers' Digest Association, New York Public Library, Library of Congress, Microsoft Corporate Collection, Hallmark Corporate Collection, and Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts.
STUDENT CLASS CANCELLATION If a student must drop out of a class, 75% of tuition will be refunded as long as MGC is notified 15 days or more prior to the start date of the class. If a student notifies MGC less than 15 days prior, no tuition can be refunded. Membership and materials fee are non-refundable.
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