Book Arts

Collograph Printing

Learn the process and benefits of collograph printing by creating and printing large-scale collograph plates in this course. This class is ideal for newcomers or seasoned lovers of large-scale printmaking, painting, and collage. After learning how to create the plates with easily accessible materials such as mat board, fabric textures, paper cut-outs, and a variety of other flat materials, you will seal the collaged image for inking and printing. You will explore relief inking methods, paper types, and press printing methods.

Prerequisite: None

Katherine Spinella is a visual artist who makes prints, paintings, relief and cast sculptures. She received her MFA degree in Studio Arts from the University of Oregon in 2013, where she continued on as Adjunct Professor of Printmaking. Spinella is currently Instructor of Screen Printing and Studio Manager at the Independent Publishing Resource Center. She maintains her studio practice in a downtown Portland studio space. See her projects at www.katherinespinella.com.

Instructor: 
Spinella
Location: 
Bookarts Classroom + Print Studio
Start Date: 
09/13/2016
End Date: 
09/27/2016
Days: 
Tuesdays
Time: 
6:00pm-9:00pm
Tuition: 
130
Studio Fee: 
35
$165.00
Total Price: 
165

If you qualify for one of these discounts please select the appropriate discount.

Experimental Book and Boxes

Learn traditional book and box making skills and how to apply that knowledge to projects with artist, Marilyn Zornado. Join us to experience how and why OCAC's Book + Print Studios are one of the most popular communities of makers, explorers and creatives. Study the properties of a variety of traditional about traditional and non-traditional materials and how to incorporate those into self-designed projects. Good hand skills recommended. Beginning and continuing students.

Prerequisite: None

Marilyn Zornado is a book artist, calligrapher and animator. Her books are at the John Wilson Special Collection and University of Washington. Her animated films have been screened around the world.

Instructor: 
Zornado
Location: 
Bookarts Classroom
Start Date: 
09/28/2016
End Date: 
11/16/2016
Days: 
Wednesdays
Time: 
6:40pm-9:40pm
Tuition: 
260
Studio Fee: 
50
$310.00
Total Price: 
310

If you qualify for one of these discounts please select the appropriate discount.

Intaglio Printing

This course will focus on intaglio printing techniques such as line etching and aquatint. You will explore drawing and mark making techniques using drypoint, soft-ground, hard-ground, and rosin aquatint etching methods. While exploring the print matrix through a variety of etching methods, you will learn about the plate inking process, two plate registration, and how printmakers traditionally number and title prints. You will learn how to edition and print with consistency while experimenting with drawing and mark making.

Prerequisite: None

Katherine Spinella is a visual artist who makes prints, paintings, relief and cast sculptures. She received her MFA degree in Studio Arts from the University of Oregon in 2013, where she continued on as Adjunct Professor of Printmaking. Spinella is currently Instructor of Screen Printing and Studio Manager at the Independent Publishing Resource Center. She maintains her studio practice in a downtown Portland studio space. See her projects at www.katherinespinella.com.

Instructor: 
Spinella
Location: 
Bookarts Classroom + Print Studio
Start Date: 
10/11/2016
End Date: 
12/13/2016
Days: 
Tuesdays (No Class 10/25/2016)
Time: 
6:00pm-9:00pm
Tuition: 
220
Studio Fee: 
35
$255.00
Total Price: 
255

If you qualify for one of these discounts please select the appropriate discount.

The Art of Chalkboard Lettering

Chalkboard lettering has become very popular in recent years. In The Art of Chalkboard Lettering, you will learn more than 20 different styles of hand drawn lettering as well as several types of flourishes and design elements and will use all of these to create chalkboard style pieces of work. We will explore the essential elements of chalkboard design and layout and will work in both black on white and white on black. Students will create at least one chalkboard layout on paper. We will also learn about working large scale on chalkboard surfaces. This class is ideal for students who want to better understand this style of lettering, for students wanting to learn more about layout and design, for students who want to delve into hand drawn lettering, and for students who want a new area of lettering to explore.

Prerequisite: Previous experience with calligraphy is helpful but not necessary. This class is open to all levels of experience.

Cora Pearl started studying calligraphy at age 11 and has been doing calligraphy and hand lettering ever since. She has a BA in Art and Art History from Oberlin College. Cora works as a full time calligrapher and teacher of lettering arts. She teaches calligraphy and hand lettering at Portland Community College and teaches independent workshops, classes and private sessions. She has taught at several conferences including Letters of Joy, IAMPETH, Letterfest, and will be teaching at Letterfest, the International Calligraphy Conference in 2017. Cora also does calligraphy commissions in addition to her teaching. Cora received a grant from the Regional Arts & Culture Council to study with calligraphy master, Sheila Waters, in the fall of 2015.

Instructor: 
Pearl
Location: 
Bookarts Classroom
Start Date: 
11/12/2016
End Date: 
11/13/2016
Days: 
Saturday & Sunday
Time: 
9:00am-4:00pm
Tuition: 
250
Studio Fee: 
10
$260.00
Total Price: 
260

If you qualify for one of these discounts please select the appropriate discount.

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