Monoprint with Sarah Bazmehri

Monoprint with Sarah Bazmehri

Monoprint with Sarah Bazmehri

General Admission
$100.00 + $7.00 ticket fee

Monoprint with Sarah Bazmehri 

Sunday, October 6, 2024

11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 

Oct 6 Sunday from 11 am to 3 pm

Location: Washington Printmakers Gallery,
                1675 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest Washington, DC 20007 

Cost: $100 (plus $25 payable to the instructor for materials)

The class is limited to 6 people.

Class Description:

Workshop Overview

This monoprint workshop introduces participants to the exciting process of
monoprinting using acrylic paint and glass surfaces. Inspired by the atmospheric works
of Mark Rothko, students will explore creating prints in both black and white and color.
The workshop emphasizes the creative journey and experimentation in printmaking.

Workshop Objectives

• Learn the basics of monoprinting using acrylic paint.
• Explore creating atmospheric prints in the style of Mark Rothko.
• Develop skills in using rollers and drawing on paper pressed on glass.
• Emphasize the process and enjoyment of creative experimentation.

Workshop Schedule

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM: Introduction and Setup

• Welcome and overview of the workshop.
• Introduction to materials and tools.
• Brief demonstration of monoprinting techniques.

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM: Monoprinting Basics

• Preparing the glass surface with acrylic paint using rollers.
• Techniques for drawing on paper pressed on the painted glass.
• Creating initial black and white prints.
• Group discussion and sharing of first prints.

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM: Lunch Break

• Participants are encouraged to bring a packed lunch or snacks.
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM: Exploring Color
• Introduction to using color in monoprints.
• Mixing and layering colors on the glass surface.
• Creating color prints inspired by Rothko’s atmospheric style.
• Experimentation with different color combinations and effects.

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM: Creative Exploration and Final Projects

• Continued experimentation with monoprinting techniques.
• individual creativity and exploration.
• Creating final prints incorporating learned techniques.
• Group critique and feedback session.

Materials Provided

• Glass plates for printing.
• Acrylic paints (black, white, and various colors).
• Rollers and brayers.
• Paper for printing.
• Drawing tools (pencils, brushes, etc.).
• Palettes and mixing tools.
• Protective aprons and gloves.

What to Bring

• Sketchbook or notebook for ideas and notes.
• Any personal tools or materials you wish to incorporate into your prints.
• Comfortable clothing suitable for art-making.

Venue Details:

Location: Washington Printmakers Gallery,
                1675 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest Washington, DC 20007  

Monoprint with Sarah Bazmehri 

Sunday, October 6, 2024

11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 

Oct 6 Sunday from 11 am to 3 pm

Location: Washington Printmakers Gallery,
                1675 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest Washington, DC 20007 

Cost: $100 (plus $25 payable to the instructor for materials)

The class is limited to 6 people.

Class Description:

Workshop Overview

This monoprint workshop introduces participants to the exciting process of
monoprinting using acrylic paint and glass surfaces. Inspired by the atmospheric works
of Mark Rothko, students will explore creating prints in both black and white and color.
The workshop emphasizes the creative journey and experimentation in printmaking.

Workshop Objectives

• Learn the basics of monoprinting using acrylic paint.
• Explore creating atmospheric prints in the style of Mark Rothko.
• Develop skills in using rollers and drawing on paper pressed on glass.
• Emphasize the process and enjoyment of creative experimentation.

Workshop Schedule

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM: Introduction and Setup

• Welcome and overview of the workshop.
• Introduction to materials and tools.
• Brief demonstration of monoprinting techniques.

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM: Monoprinting Basics

• Preparing the glass surface with acrylic paint using rollers.
• Techniques for drawing on paper pressed on the painted glass.
• Creating initial black and white prints.
• Group discussion and sharing of first prints.

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM: Lunch Break

• Participants are encouraged to bring a packed lunch or snacks.
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM: Exploring Color
• Introduction to using color in monoprints.
• Mixing and layering colors on the glass surface.
• Creating color prints inspired by Rothko’s atmospheric style.
• Experimentation with different color combinations and effects.

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM: Creative Exploration and Final Projects

• Continued experimentation with monoprinting techniques.
• individual creativity and exploration.
• Creating final prints incorporating learned techniques.
• Group critique and feedback session.

Materials Provided

• Glass plates for printing.
• Acrylic paints (black, white, and various colors).
• Rollers and brayers.
• Paper for printing.
• Drawing tools (pencils, brushes, etc.).
• Palettes and mixing tools.
• Protective aprons and gloves.

What to Bring

• Sketchbook or notebook for ideas and notes.
• Any personal tools or materials you wish to incorporate into your prints.
• Comfortable clothing suitable for art-making.

Venue Details:

Location: Washington Printmakers Gallery,
                1675 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest Washington, DC 20007  

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