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Adult Classes

Monotype Printmaking and Chine Collé with Tammy Ratcliff

November 2 @ 10:00 am - November 3 @ 4:00 pm

Saturday November 2 and Sunday November 3, 2019 (2 day course) 10AM – 4PM

$250 + HST, Maximum 10 participants.

Join artist Tammy Ratcliff for a weekend workshop featuring monotype printmaking designed for both the beginner and the more experienced. A spontaneous and satisfying way to work, monotype offers quick results and a variety of techniques. Tammy will lead you in the use of an etching press, using premium papers and only the best inks, for inspired experimentation.  Explore the many ways to create a one-of-a-kind painterly print; additive and subtractive methods of applying ink to the plate surface, the use of brayers, brushes and stencils, chine collé, texture transferring, multiple plate printing and registration.

WHAT TO BRING:  apron, sketchbook, photos, pressed leaves, bits of lace, favourite pencils, ruler and a lunch for break.

About the instructor: Tammy Ratcliff is a Guelph based printmaker who has been working at her practice in her own printmaking studio since 1993, after completing her courses at BealArt in London Ontario. She has shown her work extensively in solo and group shows since then, with one coming up this June 27th here at the Elora Centre for the Arts with fellow printmaker and sculptor Pam Lobb.

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