Contact Jane Pagliarulo to register: 503-729-9013 or email jane@ateliermeridian.com.
*$25 deposit or **$50 non-refundable deposit required to hold your space. Deposit can be applied to a future class should you need to cancel.

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Etching & Woodcut Open Studio on Tuesday Nights, 6 to 9 pm with Daniel Jasa -
Intaglio Printmaking techniques work by incising into the surface of a plate, in this case copper, with tools or with acid. There are a myriad of possibilities for mark-making, and we will share some of the mysteries we’ve learned about copper while you learn at your own pace. Beginners are welcome, and seasoned etchers too! Class limit 8 students. No pre-registration necessary, just drop in. Each class costs only $15.00. Initial supply fee of an extra $15.00 includes one 4 x 6 copper plate, 4 pieces of proofing paper, acids grounds and black and brown ink. Akua Intaglio inks (soap-and-water-cleanup and non-toxic) also available. Other papers available at cost.

Every FIRST Tuesday, 6 to 9pm - Solarplate Open Studio with Jane Pagliarulo or Barbara Mason Call 503-729-9013 to register and let Jane know you want to come! Refresher night for those who have taken the workshop, and it's fine for people new to photopolymer intaglio. $15.00 plus paper and plates.

Every Third Wednesday!
Bookbinding: the Rebound sketchbook with Gabriel Liston
6:30pm to 9:00pm $40.

Kid’s Printmaking Workshop - Making Multiples of your Masterpieces
Nov 22, Wednesday: 10am - 1 pm -
$40
Additional workshop Dec 18th

An introduction to printmaking for children, ages 8-14. Students will learn about the mixed-up world of printmaking in which you work backwards, sometimes your marks aren’t what you think they are and where pressure rules. Kids will get a tour of a working printmaking studio and the unique tools used including two large printing presses. They will try their hands at relief printmaking, using carving tools, a brayer and the press, to create multiple prints. Since it is the season, these prints would be great holiday cards or can be used as thank-you notes. Prepare to get messy. Please have kids wear suitable clothing. $30 plus $10 supply fee includes one easy cut block plus ink & paper. We will also supply snacks, and pizza for lunch!

Reduction Lino block workshop with Jane Pagliarulo and Barbara Mason
November 27, 29, & December 1, Monday, Wednesday and Friday:
9 am - 2 pm - $255
Reduction prints are a multi-color print in which the separate colors are printed from the same block at different stages. Usually, the lightest color of the design is printed first, then the block is "reduced" by carving and then you print again. there will be an emphasis on color theory and applying the elements of design to printmaking. Methods of paper registry, using the press and hand printing techniques will be included. It is helpful to come to this class with a preliminary design but not a requirement. *$225. plus $30. supply fee includes lino block, ink & proofing paper. This is the perfect way to produce Holiday cards!

Landscape Monotype with Gabriel Liston
December 5th, Tuesday: 9am - 4 pm - $115.
Additional Workshop Tuesday February 6th, 2018
A basic monotype course that begins as a landscape drawing course. Landscape in the studio or in plein air is a great opportunity to play with the immediacy of ink on plexi. We go exploring and make location drawings with an eye to how the human body would imagine moving through the space. Back at the printshop we draw these on the back of plexiglass plates in sharpie, then learn, through repeated (initially monochromatic) printing ink paintings how many different ways we can take on a single composition. Cost: $105* plus $10 supply fee

Carborundum Collagraph with Jane Pagliarulo
December 4 & 5, Monday & Tuesday: 10am to 2pm
- $155.
Using materials like Silk, carborundum, paper and acrylic mediums, the artist builds matrices by creating textures on a flat plate. The surface is inked, wiped free of excess ink, and run through an intaglio press to be printed on paper. These techniques produce more subtle and mysterious marks than the typical “paper and string” collagraphs you have seen before! Workshop fee is $125.* plus $30 supply fee, which includes Akua Non toxic ink, newsprint, 2 Plexiglas plates, carborundum and mediums. Printmaking paper available at cost. Class limit 8 students

Mounting Prints to Board with Jane Pagliarulo
Dec 8, Friday: 6:00-9pm
- $45
Let’s take the frame with glass and toss it out. Mounting prints to board allows you to embark upon a totally tactile adventure in presenting a work of art.

Encaustic collagraph - Textural Immeidacy in Print - with Jane Pagliarulo
January 8 & 10 & 12, Monday, Wednesday & Friday: 10am - 2pm - $180.
Combining monotype with encaustic’s textural elements is a process that explodes beyond the boundaries of printmaking! $180. plus $40 for material

Tool sharpening workshop with Daniel Jasa
Saturday December 9th, 10 am -1:30 pm
- $40
This workshop will provide students with the proper techniques for sharpening and maintaining wood carving tools. Maintaining sharp carving tools is essential for clean and precise mark-making in your woodcuts. This sharpening is done using natural stones, electric sharpening wheels, and leather honing blocks. You bring your blunt tools and we will bring the sharpening equipment, including leather honing block, micro fine honing compound, magnifiers. These materials will also be available for purchase.

Solarplate with Monoprint: Magic with Multiples! with Barbara Mason
March 10 & 11, 2018, Saturday & Sunday: 10 am to 4 pm
- $205
Solarplate etching is an incredibly fast and versatile new way of making non-toxic prints! A light sensitized steel-backed polymer plate is exposed using a small light unit or sunlight. Artists make prints by working on the plate directly with printing inks, or an image can be created by exposing the plate through a transparent film with hand-drawn or digital artwork, photographs, or xeroxed images. Plates are printed by wiping with Akua Non-toxic water based ink. Monotype layers on the Solarplate or separate plexiglass plate can be applied, lending complexity and depth to the work. Workshop fee of $175** plus supply fee $30 covers inks, solvents, modifiers: Solarplates and paper available for purchase.

Jane Pagliarulo teaches Etching with Monoprint in Manzanita, at the Liza Jones Studio,
Saturday & Sunday, May 12 & 13, 2018.
Details to come.

Permeable Ground and Sugar-lift Etching
POSTPONED, Dates TBA, Friday: 6-9pm & Saturday: 10am-3pm -
$120
While hard-ground etching lends itself to tightly detailed draftsmanship, etching a copper plate is simply the process of adding texture to a flat surface with the help of acid. This workshop exposes students to alternate ways of etching copper plates using sugar-lift, white-ground and other permeable etching grounds. The first day will focus on building an image using various techniques while the second day will be spent etching and proofing the plate. Workshop fee:$120*

Columbia River Gorge retreat! River, Mountain, Desert: Art Making and Exploring in the Columbia River Gorge
Dates TBA

This retreat Includes lodging, Pacific Northwest cuisine, and will feature everything the Gorge has to offer: Wineries, microbreweries, hikes and plein air sketching, 24 hour access to the studio, and a stay in a farmhouse B & B surrounded by Pear orchards.
Friday at 11am check -in and orientation, hike out onto a spit on the Columbia River, sketching and collecting of materials for collagraph.
Saturday events include studio time to construct collagraph. Picnic lunch, Hiking and wine tasting.
Sunday’s events include a monotype demo, a drive through orchard country to a sketching site in the basalt buttes near the Dalles where we will create plain air monotypes.

Cost for Retreat Plus Lodging:$510.00 includes art instruction, guided hikes, breakfast, lunch, appetizers and beverages (group dinner in town - self pay)
Cost for Retreat Only: (guests provide their own accommodations) $360.00 includes art instruction, guided hikes and food (group dinner in town - self pay)
Lodging Details:
1905 Farmhouse Retreat 75.00 night
- cozy, comfortable, and artfully decorated rooms with a breathaking view of Mt. Hood.

Cancellation Policy

If you need to cancel, we can apply your deposit to a workshop in the future. If we need to cancel due to low enrollment, we can return your deposit, or apply it to a future workshop. Otherwise, the cancellation policy is as follows:

-Cancellations 14 days in advance 50% refund of deposit

-Cancelations less than 14 in advance 25% refund.

-No shows are non-refundable.

-If we fill your spot, we can refund your deposit fully.

Contact Jane Pagliarulo by email jane@ateliermeridian.com for information on workshops.


*$25 deposit or **$50 non-refundable deposit required to hold your space. Deposit can be applied to a future class should you need to cancel.

 

Below this line are workshops that have happened in the past, and many will be put back on the schedule in the near future. If there is a workshop that you would like to attend sooner than later, get a couple of friends together to start the ball rolling - contact Jane to make it happen!

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Take all three Monotype Workshops in the midweek series and save 30%

Screenprinting with Jane Pagliarulo
Date TBA, Saturday: 10 to 5
- $140
Learn the basics of photo screenprinting by printing on paper and exploring the use of mixed media. We can also print on fabric, so feel free to bring your own T-shirts! Any image or drawing on mylar can be used, or copy some clip art. Students will experiment with color by combining monotype elments with their screen prints, resulting in unique monoprints. All inks will be water based and non-toxic. Workshop fee of $125** plus $15 supply fee, includes ink, newsprnt and two sheets of proofing paper. Additional paper available at cost

Solarplate with Monoprint: Magic with Multiples! with Jane Pagliarulo
Dates TBA - 2 days
: 10am to 2pm - $135.
Solarplate etching is an incredibly fast and versatile new way of making non-toxic prints! A light sensitized steel-backed polymer plate is exposed using a small light unit or sunlight. Artists make prints by working on the plate directly with printing inks, or an image can be created by exposing the plate through a transparent film with hand-drawn or digital artwork, photographs, or xeroxed images. Plates are printed by wiping with Akua Non-toxic water based ink. Monotype layers on the Solarplate or separate plexiglass plate can be applied, lending complexity and depth to the work. Workshop fee of $125** plus supply fee $10 covers inks, solvents, modifiers: Solarplates and paper available for purchase.

Solarplate with Monoprint: Magic with Multiples! with Jane Pagliarulo
Dates TBA - 2 days: 10am to 2pm
- $135.
This can be your first time making Solarplates, or this can be a continuation of the weekend’s Solarplate workshop. Keep exploring by adding Monotype layers on the Solarplate or separate plexiglass plate, lending complexity and depth to the work. Workshop fee of $125** plus supply fee $10 covers inks, solvents, modifiers: Solarplates and paper available for purchase.

Landscape Monotype with Gabriel Liston
Date TBA: 9am - 4 pm - $115.
A basic monotype course that begins as a landscape drawing course. Landscape in the studio or in plein air is a great opportunity to play with the immediacy of ink on plexi. We go exploring and make location drawings with an eye to how the human body would imagine moving through the space. Back at the printshop we draw these on the back of plexiglass plates in sharpie, then learn, through repeated (initially monochromatic) printing ink paintings how many different ways we can take on a single composition. Cost: $105* plus $10 supply fee

Monotype II: with Jane Pagliarulo
Dates TBA: 9am to 1pm
- $145.
Using oil-based ink or soy and honey-based Akua Color inks.
A possible continuation of Monotype: The Painterly Print. This is also suitable for beginners but will go more in-depth into chine colle and collage. Workshop fee: $125.00* plus $20 materials fee includes oil based inks and modifiers. Use of Akua Kolor Inks (water-soluble non toxic) included. Printmaking papers available at cost. Class limit 8 students
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Moku Hanga, the art of Japanese Woodblock printing with Alex Prentiss - $325
DAtes TBA: (four days total) 10:00am to 4:00pm
The owner of McClain’s Printmaking Supplies shares her vast knowledge of Japanese carving and printing techniques! Japanese woodblock prints are characterized by the luminous brilliance of water-based ink printed on washi, handmade Japanese paper. No press is used, water is the only solvent and minimal workspace is required. This is one form of printmaking you can easily and safely enjoy at home. Studio work will take us through the skills needed to produce a multi-colored print. Work on Shina (Japanese plywood), spread ink with a stiff brush and print on washi with a baren by hand. All levels are welcome. Workshop Fee of $285* + $40 supply fee includes polyfilm, carbon paper, sanding pads, rubber shelf liner, shina wood blocks, Akua Liquid Pigments and printmaking paper.

Strappo with Bob Surette
Dates TBA - 2 days: 6-9 pm
- $110
Strappo is a combination of painting and printmaking. Using acrylic paints, the image is applied with brushes onto a clear glass plate. When the image is fully formed and dry, to thicken the acrylic skin, successive layers of acrylic gesso are added. The image is adhered to paper and the glass is pulled off clean. A great advantage is that It does not require the use of a press. Workshop fee $90* plus $20 supply fee. Includes Acrylic paint, two pieces of archival paper and two pieces of glass (suggested size 8x10 and under).

Letterpress: Relief Cards with Jane Pagliarulo
Dates TBA - 3 days, from 6-9pm
- $145.
We will learn how to make a woodcut to be printed on the letterpress. Carve the blocks on the first Monday night, then we can print them in successive Mondays. We will also teach you how to roll up your woodblock and print by hand or with an etching press. You will be amazed by how quick and fun this process is. You can add an optional Tuesday evening session in order to make progress on carving your block. $135* plus a $10.00 supply fee includes 1 woodblock, ink & newsprint. Supply your own paper, or purchase paper from us.

Intensive Copper Plate Etching with Jane Pagliarulo
Dates TBA - 4 days, 10 am - 2 pm -
$260
While hard-ground etching lends itself to tightly detailed draftsmanship, etching a copper plate is simply the process of adding texture to a flat surface with the help of acid. This workshop exposes students to alternate ways of etching copper plates using sugar-lift, white-ground and other permeable etching grounds. Workshop fee: $ 240* plus $20 supply fee.

Bookbinding: the Rebound sketchbook with Gabriel Liston
Date TBA
: 6:00-8:30 pm - $45
Blank sketchbooks make great Christmas presents! A non-professional book (re)binding course taught by a non-professional bookbinder. In a few hours every student builds a hardbound sketchbook from a pre-existing library bound case using as few fancy tools as possible. The intent is for students to be confident in building their own unique notebooks on their kitchen table as often as necessary.

Monotype I, the Painterly Print with Jane Pagliarulo
Dates TBA, two days: 9 am to 1 pm - $145
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Learn how to use an etching press to paint! Some monotype and/or other printmaking experience is helpful but not required. Otherwise known as a transfer painting, monotype is a fun and easy way to pull prints with or without a press. We will be using Akua Non toxic soy and honey-based inks, which clean up with soap and water. You can erase with various mark-making tools, or use washes or templates, manipulating the ink to get unique layers. You can then “pull” one or two prints at a time, each print will be unique. We will explore the use of multiple plates and collage elements. Bring stiff-bristled brushes and an apron. We have various papers available, pay for the paper at the end of the class. Class limit 8 students. Workshop fee of $125** plus $20 supply fee, includes Akua Kolor inks (water-soluble, non toxic). Printmaking papers available at cost.

Painterly Etching with Elisabeth Walden
Date TBA, Saturday, Sunday: 10am - 4pm
- $280
All Levels
Expand your painting or monotype style into the versatile world of etching. Participants will learn to make painterly marks on copper plates which can then be printed multiple times, allowing for endless color explorations as well as edition printing. This workshop will cover various aquatint techniques that allow for different kinds of marks: spit-bite for soft, watercolor-like washes, sugar lift and soap-ground for clear brushstrokes, and stop-out for flat tonal areas. Elisabeth will also demonstrate a variety of special printing techniques, including multi-color registration, inking and wiping à la poupée, and printing with chine collé. Some experience with intaglio printing is helpful, but not necessary. Workshop fee $120. plus $10 for supply fee includes grounds, inks, proofing paper. Additional printmaking paper available for purchase.

Landscape Monotype with Gabriel Liston
Date TBA, Saturday: 9am-4 pm -
$115.

A basic monotype course that begins as a landscape drawing course. Landscape in the studio or in plein air is a great opportunity to play with the immediacy of ink on plexi. We go exploring and make location drawings with an eye to how the human body would imagine moving through the space. Back at the printshop we draw these on the back of plexiglass plates in sharpie, then learn, through repeated (initially monochromatic) printing ink paintings how many different ways we can take on a single composition. Cost: $105* plus $10 supply fee

Monotype III: with Jane Pagliarulo
DAtes TBA - 2 Days: 9am to 1pm
- $145.
Take all three Monotype Workshops in the midweek series and save 30%
Using oil-based ink or soy and honey-based Akua Color inks.
Exploring deeper into Monotype with more chinne colle and the addition of other mixed media.
Workshop fee: $125.00* plus $20 materials fee includes oil based inks and modifiers. Use of Akua Kolor Inks (water-soluble non toxic) included. Printmaking papers available at cost. Class limit 8 students

Encaustic Collagraph with Jane Pagliarulo - $250
Dates TBA, Saturday & Sunday: 9 am - 4 pm

Combining monotype with encaustic’s textural elements is a process that explodes beyond the boundaries of printmaking! Matrices of wax are built onto plexiglass, then we apply water based non-toxic Akua inks, wipe free the excess ink, and run it through an intaglio press to be printed on paper. These techniques can produce subtle and mysterious marks, allowing for variable prints or editions.

Day 1: Beginning Encaustic Painting; We cover the rudiments of encaustic methods & tools and apply white wax onto a plexiglass plate for textured collagaphs ready for color application.

Day 2: Printing collagraphs and mono prints; We take it to a whole new level to produce monotypes from our encaustic plates. We will apply water based inks, painting or rolling them onto the plates, then print them using an etching press. The possible combinations of encaustic texture and printmaking are endless!

$210.** workshop fee plus $40. materials fee includes 4 re-usable plexi plates, two sheets of proofing paper, non-archival paper, encaustic supplies, tarlatan/printing inks. We have paper available for purchase at cost.

Solarplate etching with Barbara Mason
Dates TBA, 2 days: 10am to 4pm
- $155
Solarplate etching is an incredibly fast and versatile new way of making non-toxic prints! A light sensitized steel-backed polymer plate is exposed using a small light unit or sunlight. Artists make prints by working on the plate directly with printing inks, or an image can be created by exposing the plate through a transparent film with hand-drawn or digital artwork, photographs, or xeroxed images.
Workshop fee of $125** plus $30.00 supply fee includes plates, ink, and proofing paper. Additional paper available at cost.

Polyester Plate Lithography with Jane Pagliarulo
Dates TBA, Monday/Wednesday/Friday: 9am to 1pm -
$295.
Litho couldn’t be easier! Using the new commercially available polyester printing plates, (DP3 or Pronto Plates), we will work directly on the plates as well as imaging them on the self serve copy machine at Kinko’s, a way to incorporate photographic imagery into your prints. It’s easy & fast and you can print in color with multiple layers. We’ll also explore combining litho with other forms of printmaking such as monotype. Jane Pagliarulo cut her teeth as a stone Lithographer. She printed Lithos professionally for two years, but she is looking for a less-toxic way to go. These plates are not quite so consistent, but they are quicker, versatile and less complicated, and we will wing it together! We will be using Litho inks, which we will clean up with vegetable oil or solvents.
Workshop fee $270.00* plus supply fee of $25 includes 4 large pronto plates, solvents, ink and proofing paper. Printmaking paper avail at cost. Class limit 6 students

Sharpening workshop with Daniel Jasa
Date TBA: 5:30 - 9pm
- $40
This workshop will provide students with the proper techniques for sharpening and maintaining wood carving tools. Maintaining sharp carving tools is essential for clean and precise mark-making in your woodcuts. This sharpening is done using natural sedimentary stones, ceramic whetstones, electric sharpening wheels, and leather honing blocks. You bring your blunt tools and we will bring the sharpening equipment, including: slipstones, ceramic and natural Japanese whetstones, Work Sharp motorized sharpener, leather honing block, micro fine honing compound, magnifiers. These materials will also be available for purchase. Workshop fee: $40*

Waterless Planographic Vitreography with Mark Mahaffey
Dates TBA, Fri-Sat-Sun: 10 am - 4 pm

Come to the Ink & Drink in advance of this Workshop on Friday, January 6th, 6-9 pm. Ink & Drink is Free! Vitreography is another word for printing from glass plates. This technique was pioneered by Harvey K. Littleton, who is often referred to as the “father of studio glass”. We will show a short video on glass blowing at Littleton Studios, and a 30 minute video about printing from glass called Luminous Impressions, Vitreographs. There will be some examples of both prints and plates available, and time for questions about the upcoming workshop.

Vitreography is a fine art printmaking technique that uses a 3⁄8-inch-thick (9.5 mm) float glass matrix instead of the traditional matrices of metal, wood or stone. A print created using the technique is called a vitreograph. Unlike a monotype, in which ink is painted onto a smooth glass plate and transferred to paper to produce a unique work, the vitreograph technique involves fixing the imagery in, or on, the glass plate. This allows the production of an edition of prints.

In addition to being relatively inexpensive, glass is chemically inert. It does not oxidize, so yellows and whites will not turn green or gray. Intaglio vitreographs also have an advantage over metal in that the glass plate wipes cleanly in non-image areas, allowing bright white to coincide with black that is velvety as a mezzotint. The plates can also withstand the pressure of the printing press with no discernible breakdown of the imagery, so no steel facing is necessary. $350 workshop fee, plus $30 for the Plate and $10 for ink , glass, masonite and solvents and newsprint. Printmaking papers available for purchase.

Multicolor Intaglio Printing from a Single Plate with Elisabeth Walden
Dates TBA, 2 days: 1pm - 5pm
- $130
Intermediate
Multiple color printmaking is a persistent challenge for artists as it often involves printing each color from a different plate, requiring the use of complicated registration systems. This workshop will teach participants tips and tricks to pull multiple color images from a single plate. Participants will be asked to bring in their old plates (such as copper, zinc etching plates, photopolymer plates, collagraphs, Plexiglas drypoints, carborundum aquatints, or silk aquatints) and will learn to a variety of printing techniques to create rich, colorful images from one matrix. This workshop will cover mixing colors with oil based inks, viscosity printing, stenciling, a la poupée inking, and chine collé. Some previous experience with intaglio printing necessary. Workshop fee $120. plus $10 for supplies.

Polymer Plate Photogravure with Ray Bidegain & Susan de Witt
Dates TBA, Saturday & Sunday: 10 am - 4 pm - $295.

During this introductory weekend workshop you will learn how to take your original photographs and print them using ink (Charbonnel) and an etching press. All materials will be supplied and students will leave the session with one of a kind handmade polymer plate photogravures. See more about this workshop, and click on this link to sign up. Photogravure_Sign_up https://www.raybidegain.com/study-photography-2/polymer-photogravure-with-ray-bidegain-and-susan-dewitt
Please note that the workshop will begin at Ray & Susan's studio! There are two spots left for this workshop.

Kid’s Printmaking Workshop - Making Multiples of your Masterpieces
Date TBA, 10am - 1 pm - $40
An introduction to printmaking for children, ages 8-14. Students will learn about the mixed-up world of printmaking in which you work backwards, sometimes your marks aren’t what you think they are and where pressure rules. Kids will get a tour of a working printmaking studio and the unique tools used including two lovely, large printing presses. They will try their hands at relief printmaking, using carving tools, a brayer and the press, to create multiple prints. Since it is the season, these prints would be a great addition to next year's holiday cards or can be used as thank you notes. Prepare to get messy. Please have kids wear suitable clothing. $30 plus $10 supply fee includes one easy cut block plus ink & paper. We will also supply snacks, and pizza for lunch!

Encaustic collagraph - Textural Immeidacy in Print - with Jane Pagliarulo
Dates TBA: 2 days: 9am - 4pm - $250.
Combining monotype with encaustic’s textural elements is a process that explodes beyond the boundaries of printmaking! Matrices of wax are built onto plexiglass, then we apply water based Non-toxic Akua inks, wipe free the excess ink, and run it through an intaglio press to be printed on paper. These techniques can produce subtle and mysterious marks, allowing for variable prints or editions.
Day 1: Beginning Encaustic Painting; We cover the rudiments of encaustic methods & tools and apply white wax onto a plexiglass plate for textured collagaphs ready for color application.
Day 2: Printing collagraphs and mono prints; We take it to a whole new level to produce monoprints from our encaustic plates. We will apply water based inks, painting or rolling them onto the plates, then print them using an etching press. The possible combinations of encaustic texture and printmaking are endless! Workshop fee includes 4 re-usable plexi plates, two sheets of proofing paper, non-archival paper, encaustic supplies, tarlatan and printing inks. We have paper available for purchase.
$210.** Plus $40 supply fee

Mounting Prints to Board with Jane Pagliarulo
Date TBA - 1 day: 6:00-9pm - $45
Let’s take the frame with glass and toss it out. Mounting prints to board allows you to embark upon a totally tactile adventure in presenting a work of art. You can take old prints and collage them down onto board and wax over them, creating an “ink on board” or “Mixed Media”. We will be exploring Cold Wax Medium and clear Encaustic wax. We will be mounting onto pre-made boards with wood cradles, and we will also discuss adding frames around them. Students supply their own Cradle mounted board, we supply glues and wax. $35 plus supply fee of $10

Reduction Lino block workshop with Gail Owen
Dates TBA- 2 evenings: 6-9 pm
- $255
Reduction prints are a multi-color print in which the separate colors are printed from the same block at different stages. Usually, the lightest color of the design is printed first, then the block is "reduced" by carving and then you print again. there will be an emphasis on color theory and applying the elements of design to printmaking. Methods of paper registry, using the press and hand printing techniques will be included. It is helpful to come to this class with a preliminary design but not a requirement. $225. plus $30. supply fee includes lino block, ink & proofing paper. This is the perfect way to produce Holiday cards!

Letterpress with Photopolymer plates with Jan Mckenna
Dates TBA- 2 days: 9-1pm

Details TBA

Solarplate etching with Barbara Mason
Dates TBA - 2 days: 10am to 4pm
- $155
Solarplate etching is an incredibly fast and versatile new way of making non-toxic prints! A light sensitized steel-backed polymer plate is exposed using a small light unit or sunlight. Artists make prints by working on the plate directly with printing inks, or an image can be created by exposing the plate through a transparent film with hand-drawn or digital artwork, photographs, or xeroxed images.
Workshop fee of $125** plus $30.00 supply fee includes plates, ink, and proofing paper. Additional paper available at cost.

Ebru Cloud Art: Marbling and the Creative Process with Patricia Varga
Dates TBA, Saturday, 10am-1pm
- $90
This workshop is inspired by the ancient art of Ebru or cloud art and the creative writing techniques developed by Patricia Varga. A unique approach to jump starting one’s imagination, this workshop takes the participant on their own journey of creativity, where the product is creative expression - and of course, 8 – 10 pieces of marbled paper. The Ebru technique of throwing paint onto viscous water is a joyful, fun process - like magic! Even beginners can achieve wonderful results of color and patterns, with each piece being unique. This informs and delights and inspires. Workshop Fee: $75 plus supply fee of $15 includes 8-10 pieces of paper, paint, Alum and bath.

Solarplate with Monotypes: Magic in Multiples with Jane Pagliarulo & Barbara Mason
Dates TBA, Monday/Wednesday/Friday: 9am to 1pm
- $205
Solarplate etching is an incredibly fast and versatile new way of making non-toxic prints! A light sensitized steel-backed polymer plate is exposed using a small light unit or sunlight. Artists make prints by working on the plate directly with printing inks, or an image can be created by exposing the plate through a transparent film with hand-drawn or digital artwork, photographs, or xeroxed images. Combining Monotype with Solarplate merges the expressive possibilities of color with the repeatable mark of the Matrix. Prints can be energetic or subtle, and always unique or variable, embracing the wide range of techniques available. Workshop fee of $175** plus $30.00 supply fee includes plates, ink, and proofing paper. Additional paper available at cost.

Carborundum Collagraph with Jane Pagliarulo
Dates TBA: 2 days: 9am to 1pm -
$155.
Using materials like Silk, carborundum, paper and acrylic mediums, the artist builds matrices by creating textures on a flat plate. The surface is inked, wiped free of excess ink, and run through an intaglio press to be printed on paper. These techniques produce more subtle and mysterious marks than the typical “paper and string” collagraphs you have seen before! Combining the collagraph with monotype will expand the possibilities. Mixing inks, modifying, rolling out a flat, use and abuse of mark- making tools will be explored, along with multiple plates and registration techniques. Collage and chine colle will be discussed, as well as issues regarding the flattening of the finished print. Some printmaking experience is helpful but not required. Class limit 8 students. Students are encouraged to bring any textural elements they have, including feathers, leaves, and textiles. Workshop fee is $125.** plus $30 supply fee, which includes Akua Non toxic ink, newsprint, 2 Plexiglas plates, carborundum and mediums. Printmaking paper available at cost. Class limit 8 students.

Monotype with Solarplate with Jane Pagliarulo
Date TBA: 1 weekend day: 10am to 4 pm -
$175
Combining Monotype with Solarplate merges the expressive possibilities of color with the repeatable mark of the Matrix. Prints can be energetic or subtle, and always unique or variable, embracing the wide range of techniques available.

Solarplate etching a.k.a. Photopolymer Intaglio with Jane Pagliarulo
Date TBA: 10am to 4pm
- $175
a.k.a. Photopolymer Intaglio - Solarplate etching is an incredibly fast and versatile new way of making non-toxic prints! A light sensitized steel-backed polymer plate is exposed using a small light unit or sunlight. Artists make prints by working on the plate directly with printing inks, or an image can be created by exposing the plate through a transparent film with hand-drawn or digital artwork, photographs, or xeroxed images. Workshop fee of $145** plus $30.00 supply fee includes one 8 x 10 plate, ink, and proofing paper. Additional paper and plates available at our cost.

Rebuilt Notebook Construction with Gabriel Liston
Date TBA: 6:30 - 9pm -
$45*
A non-professional book (re-)binding course taught by a non-professional bookbinder. In a few hours every student builds a hard- bound sketchbook from a pre-existing library bound case using as few fancy tools as possible. The intent is for students to be confident in building their own unique notebooks on their kitchen table as often as necessary. Students should bring their own paper if they have a favorite drawing paper. We have some paper available for purchase.
Build sturdy blank drawing books from old library books.

Beyond Monotype With a Side of Solarplate with Ron Pokrasso
Dates TBA(Mon- Fri): 9-4
with open studio time in the evenings. - $750
This workshop is designed to bring together the contemporary intaglio platemaking process of Solarplate with monotype and collage to create unique, mixed media images, monoprints and variable editions. Using Akua non toxic waterbased inks and modifiers you will learn a wide range of techniques possible in the monotype process and continue through the use of chine colle, collage, drawing, and multiple plate projects. Students will be encouraged to pursue their artistic vision using monotype as a mark making tool. You will learn Solarplate, a contemporary plate making processes using UV light and non-toxic materials without traditional grounds and acids to produce repeatable intaglio images. With Solarplate participants may draw, paint, collage, photocopy, or use digital images to create a positive transparency. Various inking, printing and registration techniques will be taught. The notion of the "artist as an inventor" will be stressed as mixed media techniques open the door to limitless opportunities. The approach is energetic and open, as each student's individual style will help dictate the direction of the workshop. This workshop is suitable to all levels of experience.
Workshop fee: $750.** The materials provide are Akua inks, plexi plates, three 8 x 10 Solarplates, tarlatan, newsprint and paper towels. We will have additional Solarplates for purchase along with printmaking papers. Ron will also hold a Demonstration of Mixed Media Solarplate and Monotype and will show his portfolio of Santa Fe Monotypes by artists he has worked with over 20 years. This will take place Friday evening, during the Southern Graphics Council Conference East Side event, April 1st. Not mandatory, but students are urged to attend.

Strappo with Bob Surette
Dates TBA - 2 weeknights, 6 to 9 pm
$110
Strappo is a combination of painting and printmaking. Using acrylic paints, the image is applied with brushes onto a clear glass plate. When the image is fully formed and dry, to thicken the acrylic skin, successive layers of acrylic gesso are added. The image is adhered to paper and the glass is pulled off clean. A great advantage is that It does not require the use of a press, but in this workshop the artist will be shown how to collage-in previously made prints or other works into the Strappo. The result is that the print is unique in its visual qualities and expands the printmaker’s choices. Workshop fee $ 90 plus $20 supply fee. Includes Acrylic paint, two pieces of archival paper and two pieces of glass (suggested size 8x10 and under).

Monotype and More with Jane pagliarulo
Dates TBA, 2 weeknights: 9am to 1pm -
$220
This workshop is geared to artists who have some experience in printmaking. We will be using AKUA inks or oil based inks. Some of the areas to be covered include the mixing of ink, manipulating the plate using additive and subtractive techniques, use of rollers and stencils, viscosity. Layers can be achieved with multiple plate use, collage and chine colle. We will incorporate Solarplate etching and learn how to best integrate monotype with etchings, colored papers or other found objects like sketchbook drawings and torn-up letters. On the third day we will continue to play with collage, adding layers with chine colle and additional monotype techniques. We will show you how to mount your finished prints onto board to be waxed over or framed as-is. Workshop fee: $200.** plus $20 materials fee that includes 2 of Rives lightweight, inks and modifiers. Additional printmaking papers and solarplates available at cost.
Class limit 8 students

Prints and Books with Patricia Cheyne
Dates TBA, 2 days: 10am-4pm
- $205.
This workshop will introduce two types of printmaking and two types of books of book structures. In the first part of the workshop, the participants will learn to make linoleum cut prints. To hold these prints the accordion book structure will be taught. The second part of the class will teach dry point etching on plexi glass plates. The participants will then make a Japanese stab-binding book for these prints. At the end of the two days they will know two printmaking techniques and two book binding skills. Cost: $180.** plus $25. supply fee.

Watercolor Monotypes with Patricia Cheyne
Date TBA: 10am - 4pm
If you love the expressive, transparent, and colorful, qualities of watercolors and have always wanted to try monotypes (or have only done oil based monotypes) this is the workshop for you. After learning the basic process we will spend the day creating this different kind of monotypes. You can adjust these prints to your present work or start something brand new. $90** plus supply fee of $10

Monoprint Open Studio with Jane Pagliarulo
Dates TBA, a 5-week series
Mondays & Wednesdays from 9am - 1:30pm
on a drop-in basis - $40.

For beginning or seasoned printmakers, a chance to work at their own pace with an instructor on hand to help with technical questions. Prerequisite is taking a monotype or collagraph workshop. For Monoprint artists, or collagraph artists looking for a bit of guidance. $40 per session includes all materials except paper

Introduction to Etching with Jane Pagliarulo
Date TBA: 9am-1pm -
$75
This is a hands-on workshop design to teach the fundamentals of making a copper plate etching. This course is specifically designed for beginners with minimal to no experience. Participants should come with an image (can be a photograph, drawing or art piece) that they wish to use as inspiration for the print. $75** course fee include a 4x6 copper plate and all the needed supplies while in the workshop. Class size is limited to 7.

Letterpress: Photopolymer Plate with Emily Riley
3 Evenings: Dates TBA : 6:30 - 9:30 pm
- $115
In this course we will be learning the contemporary use of letterpress, by incorporating images and type that you design on your computer. We send out for Photopolymer plates, then BINGO! Start printing! We will cover mixing ink, press set-up/ clean up and printing on table top press. You will learn the baiscs of pantone color mixing and the proper registration techniques for multiple color prints. The studio will supply all the tools and ink necessary to complete your projects, you will only need to provide your own paper. Cost $115**. Polymer plate fees will be extra and run from $10 to $50 depending on size.

Letterpress: Hand-set Type with Emily Riley
Date TBA
: 10am - 5 pm - $125
In this course we will be learning the art of letterpress, by hand setting type, mixing ink, press set-up/ clean up and printing on a Chandler & Price Platen press and table top press. You will learn the baiscs of pantone color mixing and the proper registration techniques for multiple color prints. The class will start with a group project and end with your own designed and hand set type project. Workshop Fee $125** The studio will supply all the tools and ink necessary to complete your projects, you will only need to provide your own paper.

Prints and Books with Patricia Cheyne
Dates TBA - 2 weeknights: 10am - 4pm
- $205
This workshop will introduce two types of printmaking and two types of book structures. The first day everyone will make linocuts and accordion books. The second part of the class will show how to create dry point etching on plexi-glass plates and Japanese stab-binding books. At the end of the workshop everyone will have two kinds of books containing two kinds of prints. Workshop fee $180.** supply fee $25.00.

Integrated Monotype Composition with Gabriel Liston
Dates TBA - 4 weeknights: 6: 9:30 am - 2pm
- $270.00
We’ll be integrating sketchbook gesture drawings and landscapes into monotype compositions. We start with as a sketchbook journalism figure crash course, move into landscape/interior drawing and then how to bring them together on plexiglas. $250.** plus $20 supply fee

Sketchbook Journalism with Gabriel Liston
Dates TBA - 4 Weekday evenings, 6:30 - 9pm. $170.00
An intensive drawing course determined to teach drawing action from observation. We work through basic drawing reviews of edge, form, and shadow, moving quickly into human anatomy simplifications, and take turns posing and drawing. When a model is available, a portion of the class will be taught with a model, but some poses must be taken by the students and instructor as the underlying goal is a physical empathy with the subject. Students then move to drawing outside working from both objects and spaces. Most drawing will be done in pencil, with some transition to ink with cut sticks. $150** plus $20 supply fee. Students may want to take the supplemental notebook re-binding night as well. Sketchbookook Rebinding with Gabriel Liston happens on Wednesday, March 11: 6pm-9pm

Papermaking and Books with Patricia Cheyne
Date TBA: 10am - 4pm
- $90
After learning the basics of making handmade paper, learn how to turn the sheets into a book. The wet to dry binding requires no stitching or gluing. Come join this class for lots of new ideas. $90**. includes materials

Letterpress: Hand-set Type with Emily Riley
Dates TBA - 2 weeknights
: 6:30pm - 9:30pm - $160
In this course we will be learning the art of letterpress, by hand setting type, mixing ink, press set-up/ clean up and printing on a Chandler & Price Platen press and table top press. You will learn the baiscs of pantone color mixing and the proper registration techniques for multiple color prints. The class will start with a group project and end with your own designed and hand set type project. Workshop Fee $160** The studio will supply all the tools and ink necessary to complete your projects, you will only need to provide your own paper.

Monotype, the Painterly Print with Jane Pagliarulo
Date TBA
: 9am - 4pm - $115.
Learn how to use an etching press to paint! Some monotype and/or other printmaking experience is helpful but not required. Otherwise known as a transfer painting, monotype is a fun and easy way to pull prints with or without a press. We will be using Akua Non toxic soy and honey-based inks, which clean up with soap and water. You can erase with various mark-making tools, or use washes or templates, manipulating the ink to get unique layers. You can then “pull” one or two prints at a time, each print will be unique. We will explore the use of multiple plates and collage elements. Bring stiff-bristled brushes and an apron. We have various papers available, pay for the paper at the end of the class. Class limit 8 students. Workshop fee of $100** plus $15 supply fee, includes Akua Kolor inks (water-soluble, non toxic). Printmaking papers available at cost.

Screenprinting with Jane pagliarulo & Steve Martinez
Date TBA: 10am - 5pm-
$125.
Learn the basics of photo screenprinting by printing on paper and exploring the use of mixed media. We can also print on fabric, so feel free to bring your own T-shirts! Any image or drawing on mylar can be used, or copy some clip art. Students will experiment with color by combining monotype elments with their screen prints, resulting in unique monoprints. All inks will be water based and non-toxic. This is a great one for kids! Children 8 and up welcome to come with a parent, 12 and up can come unaccompanied. Bring a friend or a parent to make prints and you get 20% off your workshop!
Workshop fee of $110* plus $15 supply fee, includes ink, newsprint and ten sheets of proofing paper.

The Fun of Papermaking with Patricia Cheyne
Date TBA: 10am to 4pm
- $100.
This workshop will be an introduction to the pleasures of making personalized handcrafted paper. In this workshop we’ll start from scratch with natural and recycled materials and then move to sheet formation. Then creative ways to explore expressive decoration with embedding, embossing and laminating methods The participants will also have a chance to make three dimensional artworks will paper pulp. By the end of the workshop each student will have a stack of unique customized paper with the knowledge of how to make paper at home. (one Saturday 10 - 4) $90* plus supply fee of $10.

Woodcuts and Letterpress: Relief Cards with Jane Pagliarulo
Dates TBA - 2 days: 10am - 4pm - and : 6-9 pm
- $115
We will learn how to make a woodcut to be printed on the letterpress, or on one of our big presses. Carve the blocks on the first Saturday, then we can print them on successive Mondays. Combine your image with simple type, or just use your woodblock. You will be amazed by how quick and fun this process is. $105* plus a $10.00 supply fee includes woodblock, ink & newsprint. Supply your own paper, or purchase paper from us. You can rent extra studio time to print more on our cute tabletop letterpresses! You can add an optional Monday or Tuesday evening session in order to continue printing your block. These extra sessions will cost $20 per evening.

Letterpress: Relief Cards with Brittany Huff
Dates TBA - 2 days: 10am - 4pm -
$115
We will learn how to make a woodcut to be printed on the letterpress. Carve the blocks on the first Monday night, then we can print them in successive Mondays. Combine your image with simple type, or just use your woodblock. You will be amazed by how quick and fun this process is. You can add an optional Tuesday evening session in order to get started on carving your block. $105 plus a $10.00 supply fee includes woodblock, ink & newsprint. Supply your own paper, or purchase paper from us.
You can rent extra studio time to print more on our cute tabletop letterpresses!

Letterpress: Relief Cards with Emily Riley
Dates TBA - 2 days: 10am - 4pm -
$115
We will learn how to make a woodcut to be printed on the letterpress. Carve the blocks on the first Monday night, then we can print them in successive Mondays. Combine your image with simple type, or just use your woodblock. You will be amazed by how quick and fun this process is. You can add an optional Tuesday evening session in order to get started on carving your block. $105 plus a $10.00 supply fee includes woodblock, ink & newsprint. Supply your own paper, or purchase paper from us.
You can rent extra studio time to print more on our cute tabletop letterpresses!

Picture Framing with Chris Harmon
Date TBA: 6-9 pm
- $25.00
In this three hour picture framing demonstration, we will de-mystify the process of framing your own prints. Chris Harmon is a printmaker operating a small batch custom picture framing business in Portland. "I'm enthusiastic about sharing information that will help my print-arts community present their work professionally." Chris will frame a print from start to finish, and cover multiple design techniques, as well as different hinging options. Each participant will leave with a detailed hand-out describing tools and resources necessary for framing their own prints. Workshop fee $25.00

Woodcuts with Akua Non Toxic Inks with Chris Harmon
Dates TBA - 3 days
: 9 am to 12 pm - $165
This three day workshop is designed to utilize the unique properties of Akua Intaglio for printing Woodcuts. These are soy & honey based inks that clean up with soap and water! Carving will be covered, however the majority of the class will focus on printing techniques, including multiple block registration and woodcut monoprints. Participants are encouraged to carve blocks in between classes to maximize printing time. We will cover different registration techniques, and a variety of printing techniques using the etching press and printing by hand. Workshop fee: $165 which includes a supply fee of $40.00
Includes: 9 x12 woodblock, Color Ink, Full Sheet of Arches 88. Additional paper, ink, and tools will be available for purchase. 6 student maximum

Sketchbook Journalism, a course in basic drawing and bookbinding with Gabriel Liston
Dates TBA - 3 days: 9am - 3pm
- $180
Sketchbook Journalism is an ongoing drawing course applying basic skills to complex drawing challenges. We will shift back and forth between object, space, and figure, with the eventual idea of being able to combine all when needed. We will work from observation and from short-term memory. The goal is to instigate (or reinforce) a long-term, drawing-heavy notebook practice.
Cost: $180. plus $10. supply fee. Students may want to take the supplemental notebook re-binding night as well.

Monotype Galore with Jane pagliarulo
Dates TBA: 3 days, Mon/Wed/Fri: 9am to 1pm -
$185.
This workshop is geared to artists who have some experience in printmaking. We will be using AKUA non Toxic soy and Honey based intaglio inks. Some of the areas to be covered include the mixing of ink, manipulating the plate using additive and subtractive techniques, use of rollers and stencils, viscosity. Layers can be achieved with multiple plate use, collage and chine colle. Workshop fee: $165 ** plus $20 materials fee that includes one 4 x 6 copper plate, grounds, inks and modifiers, newsprint, other copper and printmaking paper available for purchase at our cost. Class limit 8 students

Monotype: The Painterly Print with Gabriel Liston
Date TBA: Saturday: 9am to 1pm
- using oil-based ink or soy&honey-based non-toxic Akua Color inks
This workshop is geared to artists who have little or no experience in printmaking. Some of the areas to be covered include the mixing of ink, manipulating the plate using additive and subtractive techniques, use of rollers and stencils, viscosity. Layers can be achieved with multiple plate use, collage and chine colle. Workshop fee: $125.00* plus $20 materials fee includes oil based inks and modifiers. Use of Akua Kolor Inks (water-soluble non toxic) included. Printmaking papers available at cost. Class limit 8 students

Beginner's etching
Date TBA: 10am to 3:30
pm
Introduction/Beginners Etching to Etching. This is a hands-on workshop specifically designed to teach the fundamentals of making a copper plate etching and is perfect for individuals with minimal to no experience. Participants should come with an image (can be a photograph, drawing or art piece) that they wish to use as inspiration for the print. Class size is limited to 8 and expected to fill so please sign up early.
Workshop fee $35 plus an extra $10 supply fee includes 4x6 copper plate, proofing paper, inks, solvents and grounds. Good Printmaking paper available for purchase for editioning.

Encaustic collagraph with Elise Wagner and Jane Pagliarulo
2-day workshops, 9 am to 4 pm - $290
Upcoming Workshops:
Dates TBA

Combining monotype with encaustic’s textural elements is a process that explodes beyond the boundaries of printmaking! Matrices of wax are built onto plexiglass, then we apply water based inks, wipe free the excess ink, and run it through an intaglio press to be printed on paper. These techniques can produce subtle and mysterious marks, allowing for variable prints or editions. Mixing inks, modifying, rolling out a flat, use and abuse of mark-making tools will be explored, along with multiple plates and registration techniques. Collage and chine colle will be discussed, along with encaustic inlaying and incising techniques.
Day 1: Beginning Encaustic Painting We start at Elise Wagner’s studio, where she will cover the rudiments of encaustic methods & tools. We create an encaustic painting with white wax on a plexiglass plate to create textured collagaphs ready for color application and printing with Jane at Atelier Meridian the next day.
Day 2: Printing collagraphs and monoprints Going just down the street with Jane to her studio at Atelier Meridian, we take it to a whole new level to produce monotypes from our encaustic plates. We will apply water based inks, painting or rolling them onto the plates, then print them using an etching press. The possible combinations of encaustic texture and printmaking are endless! Participants are encouraged to bring any favorite tools or brushes. Class limit 8 participants.
Day 3 (provisional): On the third day we will continue to play with collagraph, adding layers with chine colle and additional monotype techniques. We will show you how to mount your finished prints onto board to be waxed over. $250** workshop fee plus $40.00 supply fee includes 4 re-usable plexi plates, two sheets of proofing paper, non-archival paper, encaustic supplies, tarlatan and printing inks. Printmaking paper is available for purchase. Some printmaking experience is helpful but not required. Minimum age level:12 with parent will do.er available at cost.

Collagraph: Creating Prints from Collage with Jane Pagliarulo
Dates TBA: 3 days, Mon/Wed/Fri: 9am to 1pm -
$230.
Using materials like Silk, carborundum, paper and acrylic mediums, the artist builds matrices by creating textures on a flat plate. The surface is inked, wiped free of excess ink, and run through an intaglio press to be printed on paper. These techniques produce more subtle and mysterious marks than the typical “paper and string” collagraphs you have seen before! Combining the collagraph with monotype will expand the possibilities. Mixing inks, modifying, rolling out a flat, use and abuse of mark- making tools will be explored, along with multiple plates and registration techniques. Collage and chine colle will be discussed, as well as issues regarding the flattening of the finished print. Some printmaking experience is helpful but not required. Class limit 8 students. Students are encouraged to bring any textural elements they have, including feathers, leaves, and textiles. Workshop fee is $200.* plus $30 supply fee, which includes Akua Non toxic ink, newsprint, 2 Plexiglas plates, carborundum and mediums. Printmaking paper available at cost. Class limit 8 students

Screenprinting with Jane pagliarulo
Date TBA: 10 to 4 -
$125.
Learn the basics of photo screenprinting by printing on paper and exploring the use of mixed media. We can also print on fabric, so feel free to bring your own T-shirts! Any image or drawing on mylar can be used, or copy some clip art. Students will experiment with color by combining monotype elments with their screen prints, resulting in unique monoprints. All inks will be water based and non-toxic. This is a great one for kids! Children 8 and up welcome to come with a parent, 12 and up can come unaccompanied. Bring a friend or a parent to make prints and you get 20% off your workshop!
Workshop fee of $110* plus $15 supply fee, includes ink, newsprint and ten sheets of proofing paper.

Non-toxic Monotype with Water-based Inks with Jane pagliarulo
Dates TBA: Mon/Wed/Fri: 9am to 1pm -
$220.
This workshop is geared to artists who have little or no experience in printmaking. We will be using AKUA non toxic soy and honey based inks. Some of the areas to be covered include the mixing of ink, manipulating the plate using additive and subtractive techniques, use of rollers and stencils. Layers can be achieved with multiple plate use, and chine colle. Workshop fee: $200** plus $20 materials fee that includes all inks and 2 sheets of Rives lightweight, inks and modifiers. Additional printmaking papers available at cost. Class limit 8 students. Additional paper available at cost. Class limit 8

Letterpress: Relief Reduction Printing Broadsides
Dates TBA: 3 days

In this class we will use the letterpress to produce a portfolio of reduction linoleum cut broadsides. Max artwork size 11 x 17. More info to come.

Letterpress: Holiday Cards with Brittany Huff
Date TBA, 6-9pm & Deate TBA, 10am-4pm

We will learn how to make a woodcut to be printed on the letterpress. More info to follow.

Nuno Felt Scarf with Brittany Huff
Date TBA: 10 am - 4 pm
- $90
Nuno felting is the art of combining thin gauze like materials with raw fiber to create a product with a ton of texture and beautiful drape. In this class we will make a scarf using gauze material and alpaca fiber and learn the art of nuno felting and the basics of wet felting. We will also learn how to add in found objects or other beautiful embellishments to make your scarf uniquely yours! In the end you will have a beautiful piece of art that you can wear!

Wet Felted Handbag with Brittany Huff
Dates TBA, Saturday & Sunday: 10 am - 4 pm
- $170
Wet felting is the most amazing technique! In this class you will be making your own fabric out of raw alpaca fiber! You will learn to wet felt your own bag and to also felt other embellishments like beads out of raw fiber. The techniques you will learn in this class will be the foundation of all other wet felting projects and will give you the skills to felt just about anyhting!
---Almost all of the fiber provided in these classes are from Brittany's family farm, Legacy Alpaca Farm:)

Solarplate Refresher - Date TBA: 3 days
The Atelier will do an ongoing solarplate refresher class with Barbara Mason. The cost will be $10 and we will meet from 6:30-8:30. Bring your prints, your plates and your questions. We will work on any issues you are having with the plates and the process. We will have a few plates for sale, the prices will be the same as http://www.imcclains.com/catalog/blocks/solarplates.html so if you need a certain size email Barbara at barbaramason45 at yahoo dot com and she will try to cut them for you before the class. Barbara is looking forward to seeing what everyone is working on and helping you be even more successful...

Letterpress: Photopolymer Plates and Lead Type with Brittany Huff
6 Thursdays Date TBA: 6 -9 pm
$140
In this course you will be learning the art of letterpress, by hand setting type, desinging and using polymer plates, mixing ink, press set-up/ clean up and printing on the Chandler & Price Platen press and table top press. You will learn the baiscs of pantone color mixing and the proper registration techniques for multiple color prints. The class will start with a group project to achieve a beautifully hand set type print and end with your very own print from your custom designed polymer plate. Using polymer plates in conjunction with lead type will make letterpess printing limitless! The studio will supply all the tools and ink necessary to complete your projects, you will only need to provide your own paper.

Monotype Using Stencils and Found Materials with Marcy Baker
Date TBA: 9 am to 4 pm
Marcy Baker has been creating monotypes for over fifteen years, and currently teaches two printmaking classes at Multnomah Arts Center, as well as occasional workshops in private southeast Portland studio. Her process includes creating stencils, relief plates and printing blocks; and using these tools to build many thin layers of ink on the plexiglas plate before making one transfer with the press. After a print is pulled, Baker incorporates the ghost of that image into the composition of the following piece, creating lovely contrasts as the plate is reworked with some areas left untouched. She often incorporates chine colle’, a collage method by which thin absorbent papers are adhered to the monotype during transfer (view her paintings, prints and collages at www.marcybaker.com).
Some monotype and/or other printmaking experience is helpful but not required. Bring materials you’ve made, such as stencils and templates, and found materials such as fresh leaves, embossed papers, corrugated cardboard - things that will create interesting marks, texture and pattern. Simple shapes cut from nonabsorbent materials such as waxed stencil board, mylar, and coated cardboard make the best stencils. Class limit 9 students.
Workshop fee of $125.00** plus $10.00 supply fee includes inks & modifiers.

Printmaking Without a Press for Teachers, with Barbara Mason and Jane Pagliarulo
Date TBA - 2 days: 10 am to 2 pm

Teachers! Parents! PTA Volunteers! This will be a blast, it will take you right back to First Grade. Learn how to use simple and inexpensive materials to create artwork with kids, using your hand or a baren or a rolling pin to print. Masking tape collagraphs, scratch plates, Easycut relief prints, fish prints, screenprinting. $125.00 plus $15 supply fee.

Letterpress Coasters or Beer Labels with Brittany Huff
Dates TBA: 6-9pm
- $125.
In this class perfect for first-time printers or those who've already had a bit of an introduction, each student will design and print their own set of 20 custom coasters or beer labels. The first evening class will demonstrate the basics of letterpress, talk about photopolymer plates, and have time for some one-on-one design consulting.
Workshop fee of $95* plus a supply fee of $35 which includes a photopolymer plate, coaster stock, ink, and other studio materials.

Sketchbook Journalism, a course in basic drawing and bookbinding with Gabriel Liston
Wednesday nights - Ten weeks Dates TBA:
6:30 - 9pm $260
Sketchbook Journalism is an educational program designed to circumvent over-reliance on two forms of contemporary image-making: spiral-bound sketchbooks and photographic reference. The course begins with the construction of a hardbound notebook using a pre-existing case binding (an old library book) then several sessions devoted to the drawing skills needed to fill that book. We will shift back and forth from object, space, and figure, with the eventual idea of being able to combine all when needed. We will work from observation and from short-term memory. The goal is to instigate (or reinforce) a long-term, drawing-heavy notebook practice. Cost: $260.
Materials:
Expendable, well-bound hardcover book, not too small or too oversize, between 1/2" and 2" thick. (1" is ideal). Used library-bound books from schools or Title Wave work best.
Pencils, Ink, Pen, Kneaded eraser
Soft Derwent Drawing pencils (just a few colors)
1/2" Stack of 60 - 80lb big drawing or commercial printing paper, not too slick, not too "linen"
Masking tape
Blunt or tapestry sewing needle
Unwaxed or prewaxed linen thread (waxing can be fun)
Little chunk of beeswax
Glue (pva is best, maybe wheat paste or elmers in a pinch)
A few scraps of linen, canvas, or similar fabric

Sketchbook Journalism: Abridged
Get 5 nights of drawing and a night to re-bind a sketchbook.
5 weeks - Dates TBA: 6:30 - 9pm

Sketchbook Journalism with Gabriel Liston
5 Wednesday nights Dates TBA $150

Sketchbook Journalism is an ongoing drawing course applying basic skills to complex drawing challenges. We will shift back and forth between object, space, and figure, with the eventual idea of being able to combine all when needed. We will work from observation and from short-term memory. The goal is to instigate (or reinforce) a long-term, drawing-heavy notebook practice. Students may want to take the supplemental notebook re-binding night as well. Cost: $260.

Mixed Media Printmaking in Florence, Italy
with instructor RON POKRASSO and Jane Pagliarulo as assistant
Date TBA, at SANTA REPARATA INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL of ART, Florence, Italy

This spectacular two week program offers the opportunity to live and create in Florence, Italy, a cultural capital of Europe. 60 hour course in Florence, Italy, taught by Master Printer Ron Pokrasso. Monotype, Chine Colle/Collage, and ImageOn/Solarplate.

This workshop focuses on mixed media printmaking. Using Akua non-toxic water-based inks participants of all levels will learn monotype through various methods of mixing, modifying, layering inks, using and abusing mark-making tools, and exploring the limits of paper. Instruction will include a wide range of uses for chine colle, collage, and drawing. ImagOn and Solarplate will be taught, both as means in themselves and integrated with other techniques. Photoshop will be introduced to help artists learn the basics of photo digital imaging and how to apply it to Imagon, Solarplate, and collage. Multi-plate printing methods will open the door to just about any combination of traditional printmaking forms.
The emphasis is on the "Artist as an Inventor," and each participant is encouraged to stretch his or her methods of expressing and breaking barriers into new and uncharted territory. The information presented is cumulative, and participants will have the opportunity to revisit works developed over the course of two weeks. The workshop will culminate with an informal critique and discussion to serve as closure and celebration on the final day of class. If you have any questions regarding this course please contact Ron Pokrasso,pokrasso@shaening.com or have a look at the website, www.ronpokrasso.com.

THE PROGRAM includes a minimum of 60 hours of instruction, the use of the studios from 8AM to 11PM throughout the program, access to the printmaking digital lab, various tools and equipment, (including presses and exposure units), and most printmaking materials such as Akua inks and modifiers as well as ImageOn film. Participants must supply their own Solarplates. Transparency film and paper can be purchased during the workshop. Participants have access to email and the internet. The schedule is as follows: 4 days of instruction, 2 days off, 3 days of instruction, 2 days off, 3 days of instruction. Participants can work in the open studio on the off days or take the time to explore the City and Region. The program also includes a welcome dinner, a half-day guided walking tour of Florence, a full day excursion to Siena, and a farewell dinner and celebration.
For more information, visit Ron's site -

http://ronpokrassoworkshops.blogspot.com/p/mixed-media-printmaking-in-florence.html
for more information, email pokrasso@shaening.com

Ron Pokrasso - Beyond Monotype with a side of ImagOn
October 10-14 Friday-Tuesday - Intensive 5 day workshop: 9 am to 4 pm
(NOTE- Ink & Drink Friday, Oct. 10, 6 pm - Ron Pokrasso will be the demo artist for Ink and Drink, a free, open-to-the-public event. Ron will be showing his portfolio and doing a monotype demo.
Students are urged, but not required, to come to Ink&Drink.)

The Santa Fe Master of Monotypes, Ron Pokrasso, returns! Ron covers a wide range of techniques possible in the monotype process and continues through the use of collage, drawing, and multiple plate projects. Working with Akua non toxic waterbased inks participants will be encouraged to pursue their artistic vision using monotype as a mark making tool in combination with whatever other techniques are efficient and available. The notion of the "artist as an inventor" will be stressed as mixed media techniques open the door to limitless opportunities. The approach is energetic and open, as each participant’s individual style will help to dictate the direction of the workshop.

Modifying, layering, mixing inks, finding color, use and abuse of mark-making tools, exploring the limits of paper, collage, chine colle and built up surface, including solving issues after printing will all be discussed. Working with drawing materials, and the possible integration of other platemaking matrices, as well as finishing prints as resolved and complete expressions, are all aspects of the workshop. With numerous demonstrations and the interspersing of art making philosophies this workshop is an intensive, information packed, enriching experience.

The cost is $650.00 and includes instruction Friday to Tuesday from 9-4 (with 1 hour lunch break) as well as open studio time in the evenings. All inks and tools are provided. Includes one ImagOn plate. Additional plates and Printmaking paper are available for purchase. A list of optional supplies, directions, and other pertinent information will be sent upon registration. A non-refundable deposit of $100. is required to save a spot in the class. The deposit can be applied to a future class should you need to cancel, but sixteen days' notice is required. If we cancel the class due to poor enrollment then we will refund your deposit. For more information and to reserve a space contact Jane Pagliarulo, Jane@ateliermeridian.com, 503-729-9013.

Ron Pokrasso has been an exhibiting mixed-media artist and printmaker for more than 25 years. He received his MFA degree from Pratt Institute in 1975 and has had 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 as well as being featured in numerous books. For 11 years Pokrasso owned and directed Graphics Workshop (gifted to The College of Santa Fe in 1993). He is an originator of the printmaking event "Monothon" and has been an ardent supporter of arts programs for youth. His teaching experience includes universities, museums, public schools and private workshops, as well as Artist Residencies in the U.S., Scotland, Ireland and Italy. 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. You can learn more about Ron Pokrasso as well as view his work by visiting his website www.ronpokrasso.com.

Introductory Letterpress with Patricia Cheyne
Date TBA, 2 days: 6:30 to 9:30 pm

Over two evenings you will learn the basics of letterpress print production. Part I will be an introduction to the history of letterpress, vocabulary, equipment and tools, and a demonstration of letterpress type being set and printed. Part II will give students a chance to make a simple postcard or bookmark by setting their own type and operating the press.
$125 plus supply fee $15.00

Linocut Print & Bookmaking Workshop with Patricia Cheyne
Date TBA: 10 am to 5 pm

In this workshop the participants will first learn the skills needed to create a linoleum cut print. This flexible relief type of print is perfect for making cards, illustrations, and of course, books. From the finished lino prints the class will combine their efforts to each make an accordion book. $125 plus Supply fee of $10.00

Printmaking without a Press for Teachers with Barbara Mason and Jane Pagliarulo
Date TBA - 2 days: 10 am till 3 pm

$225.* Includes inks, scratchfoam and other plate making materials, and proofing paper. Printmaking paper is available for purchase.

Monotype the Painterly Print with Jane pagliarulo
with Oil Based Inks
Date TBA - 2 days, 9am to 3 pm

This workshop is geared to artists who have little or no experience in printmaking. Some of the areas to be covered include the mixing of ink, manipulating the plate using additive and subtractive techniques, use of rollers and stencils, viscosity. Layers can be achieved with multiple plate use, collage and chine colle. Workshop fee: $150.00* plus $20 materials fee includes oil based inks and modifiers. Use of Akua Kolor Inks (water-soluble non toxic) included if you prefer. Printmaking papers available at cost. Class limit 8 students

Collagraph: Creating Prints from Collage with Jane Pagliarulo
Date TBA - 2 days: 9am to 1pm

Using materials like Silk, carborundum, paper and acrylic mediums, the artist builds matrices by creating textures on a flat plate. The surface is inked, wiped free of excess ink, and run through an intaglio press to be printed on paper. These techniques produce more subtle and mysterious marks than the typical “paper and string” collagraphs you have seen before! Combining the collagraph with monotype will expand the possibilities. Mixing inks, modifying, rolling out a flat, use and abuse of mark- making tools will be explored, along with multiple plates and registration techniques. Collage and chine colle will be discussed, as well as issues regarding the flattening of the finished print. Some printmaking experience is helpful but not required. Class limit 8 students. Students are encouraged to bring any textural elements they have, including feathers, leaves, and textiles. Workshop fee is $125.00* plus $20 supply fee, which includes ink, solvent, newsprint, 2 Plexiglas plates, and mediums. Printmaking paper available at cost.

Gut Document: Ashcan River with Gabriel Liston
Date TBA - 2 days: 10am to 5 pm

We go about the old port and industrial neighborhood immediately surrounding Atelier Meridian with plexi plates and, propping them up, draw/trace views of the Lower Albina River District. These we haul back into the studio to be inked and printed in as many ways as we have time for. Participants can also include figures from their other prints or sketchbooks. Class fee $225.** plus $20. supply fee

Letterpress Intensive: From Hand-Set Type to Polymer Plates
Date TBA - 4 successive weekdays : 6 to 9 pm

A class for those who really want the full letterpress experience, we will be designing and printing broadsides that incorporate hand-set type for the text and/or title, and photopolymer plates for the image portion. 12x18 Chandler & Price platen press. No graphic design or printmaking experience required. Workshop fee of $195* plus a studio fee of $20 which includes ink, proofing paper, and printmaking paper for an edition of 15; students can also expect to spend an additional $10-$35 for platemaking, depending on project.

Screenprinting with Palmarin Merges
Date TBA, Saturday: 10 to 5
- $140
Learn the basics of photo screenprinting by printing on paper and exploring the use of mixed media. We can also print on fabric, so feel free to bring your own T-shirts! Any image or drawing on mylar can be used, or copy some clip art. Students will experiment with color by combining monotype elments with their screen prints, resulting in unique monoprints. All inks will be water based and non-toxic.
Palmarin Merges recently arrived in Portland from Hawaii via San Francisco (see her mixed media screenprints at Palmarinmerges.com or www.blackfish.com).
Workshop fee of $125** plus $15 supply fee, includes ink, newsprint and two sheets of proofing paper. Additional paper available at cost

Letterpress: Relief Reduction Printing
Date TBA - 2 weeknights: 6 to 9 pm

In this class we will use the letterpress to produce a portfolio of reduction linoleum cut broadsides. Although we will touch on some carving & hand-printing techniques and tips, some experience with relief printing is helpful but not necessary. Limit 7 students, minimum 3.
Workshop fee of $175* plus supply fee of $25 includes ink, proofing paper, a medium sized linoleum block, and printmaking paper for an edition of 15.

Monotype Three: with Jane Pagliarulo
Date TBA - 2 weekdays: 9am to 1pm
- using exclusively Akua non-toxic inks ,
The third iteration of Monotype: The Painterly Print. This is suitable for beginners or seasoned monotype artists who are looking to go a little more in depth into chine colle, viscosity and use of templates. Workshop fee: $125.00* plus $20 materials fee includes oil based inks and modifiers. Use of Akua Inks (soy & honey non toxic) included.

Letterpress Coasters
Date TBA 1 weeknight: 6 to 9 pm and Sat: 10 am to 2pm

In this class perfect for first-time printers or those who've already had a bit of an introduction, each student will design and print their own set of 20 custom coasters. The first evening class will demonstrate the basics of letterpress, talk about how photopolymer plates have become the industry standard for letterpress printing, and go over how you can design your project to work with the press instead of against it; we'll also look at paper samples, get an introduction to the studio and letterpress equipment, and have time for some one-on-one design consulting. Over the next several days, students will email with the instructor to finish their designs, and we'll print our coasters on Saturday. No graphic design or printmaking experience required. Limit 8 students, minimum 3.
Workshop fee of $95* plus a supply fee of $35 which includes a photopolymer plate, coaster stock, ink, and other studio materials.

Letterpress Intensive: From Hand-Set Type to Polymer Plates
Date TBA, 2 weekdays, 6-8pm & 2 Saturdays: 10am-3pm

A class for those who really want the full letterpress experience, we will be designing and printing broadsides that incorporate hand-set type for the text and/or title, and photopolymer plates for the image portion. The first evening class will demonstrate the basics of letterpress, talk about the history of letterpress printing, and go over how you can design your project to work with the press instead of against it; we'll also look at paper samples, get an introduction to the studio, and have time for some one-on-one design consulting. Over the next week, students will finalize their designs, hand-set traditional lead type for their project, and practice the techniques of inking the studio’s 12x18 Chandler & Price platen press and adjusting the make-ready to produce a great impression using both lead type and polymer plates. We'll each print an edition of 15-20 so we'll all be able to trade with each other and finish the class with a great portfolio of broadsides plus a good base in working with both letterpress techniques. No graphic design or printmaking experience required. Limit 7 students, minimum 3. Workshop fee of $195* plus a studio fee of $20 which includes ink, proofing paper, and printmaking paper for an edition of 15; students can also expect to spend an additional $10-$35 for platemaking, depending on project.

Letterpress: Relief Reduction Printing
Dates TBA: A weekday evening, 6-8pm; Sat. & Sun. 11am-5pm

In this class we will use the letterpress to produce a portfolio of reduction linoleum cut broadsides. On the first evening, we will look at different examples of relief printing and talk about the history of the broadside; we will also discuss material choices, and the design considerations that go into successfully planning and printing a reduction block (a process where a single block is carved, printed, and then carved again to create additional colors and layers within the same piece). Because of the platen press' easy registration and self-inking abilities, it is especially suited to this technique and can be used to create a large edition of a complex image. Although we will touch on some carving & hand-printing techniques and tips, some experience with relief printing is helpful but not necessary. Limit 7 students, minimum 3.
Workshop fee of $175* plus supply fee of $25 includes ink, proofing paper, a medium sized linoleum block, and printmaking paper for an edition of 15. We will have some carving tools available for use, but please bring any you may have.

Letterpress Intensive: From Hand-Set Type to Polymer Plates
Date TBA: 2 weekdays, 6-8pm & 2 Saturdays, 10am-5pm

A class for those who really want the full letterpress experience, we will be designing and printing broadsides that incorporate hand-set type for the text and/or title, and photopolymer plates for the image portion. The first evening class will demonstrate the basics of letterpress, talk about the history of letterpress printing, and go over how you can design your project to work with the press instead of against it; we'll also look at paper samples, get an introduction to the studio, and have time for some one-on-one design consulting. Over the next week, students will finalize their designs, hand-set traditional lead type for their project, and practice the techniques of inking the studio’s 12x18 Chandler & Price platen press and adjusting the make-ready to produce a great impression using both lead type and polymer plates. We'll each print an edition of 15-20 so we'll all be able to trade with each other and finish the class with a great portfolio of broadsides plus a good base in working with both letterpress techniques. No graphic design or printmaking experience required. Limit 7 students, minimum 3. Workshop fee of $195* plus a studio fee of $20 which includes ink, proofing paper, and printmaking paper for an edition of 15; students can also expect to spend an additional $10-$35 for platemaking, depending on project.

Monotype and More with Jane Pagliarulo & Barbara Mason
Dates TBA: 5 days, 9 am to 5 pm

This workshop is geared to artists who have little or no experience in printmaking. Some of the areas to be covered include the mixing of ink, manipulating the plate using additive and subtractive techniques, use of rollers and stencils, viscosity. Layers can be achieved with multiple plate use, collage and chine colle. We will incorporate Solarplate etching and learn how to best integrate monotype with etchings, colored papers or other found objects like sketchbook drawings and torn-up letters.
Workshop fee: $395.00** plus $50 materials fee that includes 6 sheets of Arches 88 and 2 of Rives lightweight, inks and modifiers. Additional printmaking papers available at cost.
Class limit 10 students

Fall Intensive Monotype Printing, with Joseph Mann and Jane Pagliarulo
Dates TBA: 10 Consecutive Wednesdays: 6 – 9:30 pm
Using Akua non-toxic inks
Learn the basics of monotype printing while working from the model. This creative process is really satisfying and exciting. In the first class, we will learn the basics of monotype printing, with Jane leading our way. During the remaining classes, we will work with the model five times; Jane will help us six more times. Classes will include discussions about how artists design their work and how we might use imagery better ourselves. Looking at work of the masters, we will discuss printmaking and the creation of imagery with topics concerning design, unity, color mixing and luminosity; from synthetic imagery to poetics. The price includes “shop time,” inks, model fee, print technician fee and instruction. You will provide your own paper and a bottle of wine and a snack for one evening. Note - this is not a coffee clutch (or wine tasting group)! This is an advanced, focused class; it is not a smattering of ideas by diverse drop-in instructors. Class limit 10 students.
Workshop Fee $200 plus $175 model and materials fee includes inks and modifiers and 2 sheets proofing paper. Additional printmaking papers available at cost.

Polyester Plate Lithography with Ellen Emerson
Date TBA, 5 Weekday evenings

Litho couldn’t be easier! Using the new commercially available polyester printing plates, (DP3 or Pronto Plates), we will work directly on the plates as well as imaging them on the self serve copy machine at Kinko’s, a way to incorporate photographic imagery into your prints. It’s easy & fast and you can print in color with multiple layers. We’ll also explore combining litho with other forms of printmaking such as monotype. Ellen Emerson is a Portland printmaker who loves to mix it up. She has been creating monotypes since 1986, often in combination with collage, collagraphy, solar plate intaglio and polyester plate lithography. See examples of her work at http://www.printartsnw.org/artists.cfm?ArtistID=149.
$150.00* fee includes pronto plates, solvent, ink and proofing paper. Printmaking paper avail at cost.

Anatomy of Trees I with Carolyne Landon
Date TBA, 4 days: 10 am to 1 pm

Classes will be conducted Monday mornings “in the field” at a Portland park where Carolyne Landon will lecture on the “anatomy of trees” and conduct plein air drawing sessions in preparation for making copper etchings or monotypes on Wednesdays. Jane Pagliarulo will assist with Monotype. $165.* plus $20 printmaking supply fee.

Gut Document: Ashcan River with Gabriel Liston
Date TBA, 4 Wednesdays: 9am to 2 pm

We go about the old port and industrial neighborhood immediately surrounding Atelier Meridian with plexi plates and, propping them up, draw/trace views of the Lower Albina River District. These we haul back into the studio to be inked and printed in as many ways as we have time for. Participants can also include figures from their other prints or sketchbooks. Class fee $225.** plus $20. supply fee

Woodcut Printing by Press or by Hand with Barbara Mason
Date TBA: 9am to 3pm

Explore new and old woodblock techniques with a master of Japanese woodcut. With the classes scheduled a week apart, you will have time between classes to finish carving your wood block. Class limit 10 students. Workshop fee of $125.00* plus $20 supply fee, includes one woodblock, ink, and proofing paper. Additional paper available at cost.

Solarplate Refresher with Barbara Mason
Date TBA: 10am to 4pm

For people who have already taken the Solarplate workshop in the past, a refresher with the master printer! $65. Bring your old plates or make new ones. You pay for whatever plates and paper you use.
Class limit 10. Workshop fee of $65*

Letterpress: Photopolymer Plates
Date TBA: 6-8pm & Saturday Sept. 24: 10am-5pm
Over an evening of design prep and a full day of printing, students will each create a 2 color postcard or other small letterpress project using photopolymer plates. The first evening class will demonstrate the basics of letterpress, talk about how photopolymer plates have become the industry standard for letterpress printing, and go over how you can design your project to work with the press instead of against it; we'll also look at paper samples, get an introduction to the studio, and have time for some one-on-one design consulting. Over the next several days, students will email with the instructor to finish their designs, and we'll print our projects on Saturday. No graphic design or printmaking experience required. Limit 7 students, minimum 3.
Workshop fee of $150* plus a studio fee of $5 which covers inks and misc. materials; students can also expect to spend an additional $10-$35 for platemaking and paper, depending on project..

Intensive 4 day Copperplate etching with Gabriel Liston
Dates TBA: 9 am to 3 pm
with a one-hour lunch break each day - $165
We will cover the basics, starting with Hard Ground Line etch, and then move into Softground and aquatint, and introduce drypoint. We will demonstrate Chine Colle and collage elements as well.
Cost: $145.** plus $20.00 fee for copper, inks and proofing paper. Good Printmaking papers and chine colle paper will be available for purchase.
Maximum 6 students

Gut Document: Ashcan River with Gabriel Liston
4 Wednesdays, Date TBA: 9am to 2 pm

We go about the old port and industrial neighborhood immediately surrounding Atelier Meridian with plexi plates and, propping them up, draw/trace views of the Lower Albina River District. These we haul back into the studio to be inked and printed in as many ways as we have time for. Participants can also work in figures from their other prints or sketchbooks. Class fee $225.00** plus $20. supply fee

Sugarlift Etching with Daniel Jasa
Date TBA; 2 days: 6 to 9 pm

Sugarlift is a simple solution of sugar, water, and ink that is painted onto a copper plate to achieve a variety of marks not possible with an etching needle and hardground. In this workshop, we will explore recipes for making sugarlift and dilute asphaltum, treatment of the plate to achieve unique effects, techniques for applying the solution to the plate, the lifting process, and applying aquatint. In addition, various etching techniques like open bite and spit bite will be discussed. Class limit 8 students, minimum 3 students. $50.00* workshop fee plus $12 supply fee includes 4 x 6 copper plate, ink and 2 sheets proofing paper. Additional paper available at cost.

Printmaking without a Press for Teachers with Barbara Mason
Date TBA, 3 days: 8am to 3pm

Designed especially for teachers, this class will give you many ways to put ink on paper and fabric, all are direct and you can learn to do them. Simple processes in the hands of children produce good work, in the hands of experienced artists, the work can be top notch. Come on down and take advantage of Barbara's 30 years of experience teaching in the classroom. Printmaking is amazing. You can learn basic things that give professional results. All the supplies are included in this class, bring an apron, a roll of viva paper towels and your imagination! We will use Akua soy & honey based inks which clean up with soap & water.
Workshop fee of $250** plus $50 supply fee.

Nude Breakfast Club
Dates TBA, 4 days: 9 am to 1pm

Draw and/or make prints from a live model, without instruction. Must have prior printmaking experience. $120.00* for 4 sessions. Includes model fee, inks, solvents, newsprint. Good printmaking papers at cost. Bring your own brushes and breakfast. We supply the coffee/tea/camaraderie.

The Figure in Print with Carolyne Landon and Jane Pagliarulo
Dates TBA, Mon/Wed/Fri: 9am to 1pm
- $255
Carolyne Landon, painter and print maker offering a three week - six ses-
sion class in life drawing. She will be assisted in monotype print making by Jane Pagliarulo
Class will demonstrate drawing and monotype techniques. Focusing on the human figure, drawing sessions will provide the opportunity for an in-depth exploration of the human figure through discussion of artistic anatomy, and sketching from nude models with the intention of translating drawings into monotype prints, etchings, or Polyester Plate Lithographs. Some print making experience helpful but not required. Students supply own drawing materials, lab fee includes Akua non toxic inks, and model fee. Printmaking papers available at cost. Good printmaking papers available at cost. $225** plus $30. model and supply fee. Limit: 8
Carolyne Landon, MFA Interdisciplinary Art, has taught at The Corcoran School of Art, Washington,DC, and The New York Academy of Art, New York, NY.

Anatomy of Trees II with Carolyne Landon
Date TBA, 4 days: 10 am to 1 pm

Classes will be conducted Monday mornings “in the field” at a Portland park where Carolyne Landon will lecture on the “anatomy of trees” and conduct plein air drawing sessions in preparation for making copper etchings or monotypes on Wednesdays. Jane Pagliarulo will assist with Monotype. $165.* plus $20 printmaking supply fee

Gut Document / Strategies for Observational Monotype with Gabriel Liston
A series of Workshops
on Wednesday mornings - Date TBA
An ongoing workshop series for the creation of print imagery based on direct observation. Given the vast availability of digitally reproduced and photo-based images, it is unnecessary for any artist to draw and paint from observation. Freed from the responsibility of showing the rest of the world what it looks like, artists can now document only those aspects of the visual world that are worth taking in through the eyes and stomach and pushing back out again by the hand. Which is, possibly, everything.
But it can be broken-down into bite-sized categories. Gut Document is an attempt to open up different observational situations as source material for printmaking. All workshops will begin with drawing in sketchbooks or directly on the back of plexi-glass plates. We then bring these plates into the print shop to ink and print with a variety of monotype approaches. The printed images can then stand on their own; or be used as compositional templates for relief prints, etchings, or oil paintings (or more monotypes); or be torn down into collage material. Participants should dress for the outdoors, as most workshops begin there.

Gut Document: Vanport with Gabriel Liston
Date TBA, 3 days: 9am to 2 pm

We ride max to the area of North Portland briefly occupied by the Vanport community in the 1940’s and draw with sharpie on the backs of several plexiplates, bringing them back to the print shop to ink and print them several times. We ask: what are ways of showing what has been through what now is. (no guarantees that this is actually possible). Class fee $195.00** plus $15 supply fee.

Gut Document: Head in Hand Sandwich with Gabriel Liston
Date TBA: 6 to 9 pm

An exaggerated portrait monotype workshop. We rotate modeling for repeated quick drawings of our heads, for multiple views onto single monotype plates. Ink, print, and repeat. Class fee $85.00* Plus $10. supply fee

Gut Document: I’ve been to Haarlem with Gabriel Liston
Date TBA, 2 days: 9am to 2 pm

We hang around in the Lloyd Center Mall drawing ice-skaters and vendors and shoppers in motion. We return to the print shop and recompose selected figures onto plates, playing loose with the atmosphere and environment we create for them. It’s sort of a Dutch thing.
Class fee $125.00* Plus $10. supply fee

Anatomy of Trees III with Carolyne Landon
DAte TBA, 4 days: 10 am to 1 pm

Classes will be conducted Monday mornings “in the field” at a Portland park where Carolyne Landon will lecture on the “anatomy of trees” and conduct plein air drawing sessions in preparation for making copper etchings or monotypes on Wednesdays. Jane Pagliarulo will assist with Monotype. class fee is $165.00** plus $20. printmaking supply fee


Contact Jane Pagliarulo by email jane@ateliermeridian.com for information.

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*$25 deposit or **$50 non-refundable deposit required to hold your space. Deposit can be applied to a future class should you need to cancel.


Contact Jane Pagliarulo for more information on workshops, or to arrange a studio tour.
Tel. 503-729-9013
or email jane@ateliermeridian.com

 

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