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with Sophie Treppendahl
Explore the exciting intersection between printmaking and painting through new techniques in oil-based monoprinting. This class will explore ink viscosity, positive and negative stencils, multi-layer registration, and ghost printing. Students will be asked to bring sketches, photos, or ideas for prints to class that we will work from using gestural marks, graphic elements, and the material of ink.
SOPHIE TREPPENDAHL is from Saint Francisville, LA. She received her BA in Painting and Printmaking from College of Charleston in South Carolina. Sophie is a painter and a printmaker, working out of her studio here at Studio Two Three. Her work is inspired by the landscape and people that surround her. Her paintings investigate nostalgia and enchantment in the ordinary.
with Heather Millet
Learn the traditional technique of marbling paper! In this 3-hour workshop, we will experiment and explore multiple patterns. Marbling is great for bookmaking, cards, or simply beautiful papers!
*NOTE: We provide all materials and set-up of vats.
HEATHER MILLET has been the general manager of Plaza Artist Materials for almost 9 years. In her time there she has had the opportunity to explore many mediums, and her current passion is paper marbling. Heather recently became a member of Studio Two Three not only to have the space to pursue her favorite pastime, but to share her creative pursuits with the Richmond art community and further her own education by working alongside local artists.
REPEAT PATTERN SCREEN PRINTING
with Maggie Flanigan
Make your own fabric! Students will take screen printing on fabric to the next level by creating a four-way repeat pattern. This pattern will be used to print yardage of your own unique design to use for garment sewing, tote bags or whatever else you want to create.
MAGGIE FLANIGAN is a newcomer to Richmond having recently completed grad school at Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia. She specializes in teaching art and photography at all levels as well as working with alternative photographic process, printmaking, and mixed media fiber arts.
RISO-PRINTED STAB-BOUND BOOKS
with Jake Lahah
In this class, students will work with the risograph to make completed Japanese stab bound books/zines. We’ll go over how to use the risograph and the binding method to make a completed edition of 20 books. Participants should come to class with an idea in mind and some drawings or photographs to work from. The instructor will work with you on concept, design, and structure to make the book a completed work of art.
JAKE LAHAH received his BFA from George Mason University in Printmaking in 2017. He has shown his work around the D.C. area including exhibitions at the Torpedo Factory Target Gallery, the McGuire Gallery at the Lorton Workhouse Arts Center, George Mason’s Fenwick Gallery, and Gallery 130 at Western Carolina University. His studio practice is centered around artist books and is one of the founding members of George Mason’s self-publishing collective, TEN09. He currently lives in Richmond where he continues his printmaking practice at Studio Two Three.
WATERCOLOR MONOTYPE PRINTING
with Sophie Treppendahl
Explore the exciting and liberating process of monotype. Students will be introduced to a variety of applications, combining drawing, painting, collage, ghost images, and stencils. We will be creating one of a kind prints with a vibrant palette and water-based non-toxic materials.
Supply List: All provided.
Sophie Treppendahl studied painting and printmaking at College of Charleston in South Carolina and SUNY Purchase in New York. She is new-ish to the Richmond area (and loves it!) and works as a painter/printmaker/ freelance artist.