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Woodblock Printmaking

at The Art League - Alexandria
105 North Union St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

Beginners and experienced printmakers explore a variety of woodblock printing methods. Using traditional tools and methods in creative ways,students learn to maximize their time at the press. Students create multi-layered reduction prints with oil-based ink and a printing press, as well as single-layer hand rubbed prints with water-based ink. A $40...

$220

9 sessions

Monday Jan 8th, 7pm

Continuing Silk Screen Printing

at The Art League - Alexandria
105 North Union St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

For those who have already taken screen printing at The Art League or have significant silk screen experience elsewhere, this class offers individual instruction as students follow their own path working in this versatile medium. Course limited to two students. 

$230

9 sessions

Monday Jan 8th, 4pm

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Silk Screen Printing

at The Art League - Alexandria
105 North Union St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

Silk screen printing can fill a page with color in a single stroke, or build layer upon transparent layer of intricate detail. Screen prints may be vibrant or subtle, sharp-edged, or brushy and textured. Students create hand-painted, hand-cut, and photographic stencils, and then print through them using water based non-toxic inks. Lab fee of $50, payable...

$230

9 sessions

Monday Jan 8th, 12:30pm

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Printmaking: Monotype

at Yellow Barn Studio - Bethesda
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

Learn to create modern graphics by layering textures, photos, text, color and drawn images using contemporary printing techniques. Create a portfolio of unique prints. Explore your creativity through the printing process.

$308

10 sessions

Tuesday Jan 16th, 1pm

Introduction to Gelatin Printing

at Plaza Artist Materials - Rockville
1776 E Jefferson St #1119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

We will learn how to produce monoprints through the use of gelatin plates instead of a printing press. We will experiment with homemade and commercial products that provide a gelatin-like surface for printing. Gel plates can be coated with acrylic paints and texturized to produce interesting textures and unpredictable surface effects. We will use stamps,...

$50

Saturday Jan 27th, 10am

Creative Painting

at Plaza Artist Materials - Rockville
1776 E Jefferson St #1119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

Expand your painting skills with this ongoing class! You may choose to work in watercolor, acrylic, water mixable oils, pastel, oil pastel, mixed media, and/or printmaking. Receive personal instruction, critique, and guidance in an easy-going environment that encourages experimentation. All levels welcome!

$25

Etching Printmaking Projects And Techniques (Int./Adv.)

at The Art League - Alexandria
105 North Union St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

This class is designed for students with some background in printmaking, as well as for more advanced students. By working with a master printmaker, students can refine their skills in intaglio, lithography, and/or monotype printing by focusing on individual or class projects. New and more advanced techniques are introduced for student exploration....

$220

9 sessions

Thursday Jan 11th, 7pm

Calligraphy

at The Art League - Alexandria
105 North Union St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

This class is structured to give beginning students solid basic skills in the calligraphic arts and help intermediate students learn new hands. Working with dip pens and large nibs students learn control of ink and paint, letter structure, rhythm, alphabet analysis, spacing and basic page layout.  Students are supported in their skill development...

$200

9 sessions

Saturday Jan 13th, 10am

Ink Dance on Paper

at VisArts at Rockville - Rockville
155 Gibbs St, Washington, District of Columbia 20850

Join renowned Chinese calligrapher and VisArts Studio Artist Bertrand Mao in this introduction to calligraphy brush and ink on rice paper.  VisArts will provide all materials needed for a hands-on experience.

$15

Saturday Jan 6th, 3:30pm

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Encaustic: Painting with Hot Wax

at Plaza Artist Materials - Rockville
1776 E Jefferson St #1119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

This workshop is a fun introduction for those new to encaustic, and those who seek to refine their skills. Diversity of learning is covered, including basic materials and techniques and safety issues. We will discuss supports, grounds, layering, scraping, fusing, transparencies, collage, image transfer, and combining encaustic with oil and other media. ...

$65

Sunday Jan 28th, 1pm

Metallic Finishes (Ages 8-13)

at VisArts at Rockville - Rockville
155 Gibbs St, Washington, District of Columbia 20850

Looking for a fun and intriguing way to explore painting and mixed media projects? Then this 7-week class is the perfect answer. Techniques include block printing, silver tooling, metallic oil pastels and crayons, laquerwork and iridescent watercolors. All materials are included and new projects every week.

$125

7 sessions

Thursday Jan 11th, 5pm

Step Into Watercolor on Yupo Paper

at VisArts at Rockville - Rockville
155 Gibbs St, Washington, District of Columbia 20850

In this six week course students explore the possibilities of watercolor painting on Yupo a unique synthetic paper that is slick and non-absorbent. Unlike traditional watercolor paper, Yupo can be worked and reworked multiple times making it the perfect substance for beginning and advanced artists.  These "slick" properties allow the colors...

$180

6 sessions

Wednesday Jan 10th, 7pm

Multi-Media (Ages 8-10)

at VisArts at Rockville - Rockville
155 Gibbs St, Washington, District of Columbia 20850

A little bit of this and a little bit of that equals a whole lot of fun! Fused glass, mosaics, ceramics, printmaking, painting and drawing are on tap in this dynamic mixed media series.

$135

6 sessions

Tuesday Jan 9th, 4:30pm

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Multi-Media (Ages 5-7)

at VisArts at Rockville - Rockville
155 Gibbs St, Washington, District of Columbia 20850

A little bit of this and a little bit of that equals a whole lot of fun! Fused glass, mosaics, ceramics, printmaking, painting and drawing are on tap in this dynamic mixed media series.

$90

6 sessions

Tuesday Jan 9th, 5pm

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Etching And Intaglio Techniques (Beg/Int)

at The Art League - Alexandria
105 North Union St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

Beginning/ Intermediate Etching is a technique that allows the printmaker to achieve wide tonal range and unlimited detail. Using zinc plates students learn to produce images with line etching, aquatint, soft ground etching, and drypoint techniques as they print small editions. A $40 lab fee is payable to the instructor.  The Art League, through...

$220

9 sessions

Tuesday Jan 9th, 7pm

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