Stencil Relief Monoprint Workshop with Charles Cohan

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Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

Stencil Relief Monoprint Workshop with Charles Cohan

Chair of Printmaking, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Feb. 10. 2018, Saturday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Registration deadline: January 31

Workshop Description:

This course will combine the use of traditional hand cut stencil processes and relief
techniques for monoprinting. Plate making and printing methods will include a range of
subtractive and additive methods of relief ink rolling. An important aspect of the class is
the use of inexpensive, readily available, and non-toxic materials and tools.
Image Development
- trace line transfer
- stencil cutting
- pressure plate
Inking Techniques
- flat rollouts
- color blending
- textural backgrounds
- viscosity effects
- ghost printing, striping, and offset transfer processes
Printing Considerations
- transparency of plexiglass
- translucency/opacity of inks
- layering of various plates
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