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Introduction to Intaglio Printing

June 2 @ 12:00 pm

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$80, Pre-Registration Required Saturday June 2nd, 12pm to 3pmat The Brickyard Collaborative, 71 Linden St., #105C, Lynn, MA Instructor: Ted Ollier Intaglio printing is a way of making marks by incising into the printing blocks rather than carving away areas in relief. Artists can get almost molecular-level detail with this process. The students willlearn to draw a drypoint image on Plexiglass sheet, proper wiping of theprinting plate, how to dampen and handle paper for the process, and howto set an intaglio press for printing.This class is suitable for absolutebeginners. Students will print a drypoint plate drawn in Plexi on an antique etching press. Students are asked to bring a 5″x7″ image to work from. About the Instructor: Ted Ollier was born in the midwest, lived in the south, and now resides in the northeast. He has been a photographer, graphic designer, bass player, typographer, web pioneer, informationalleafblower and armchair philosopher. He has also worked a variety of day-jobs, the details of which are not terribly important.He holds degrees from the University of Texas, Texas State University and the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. At present, he is a printmaker and conceptual artist working in the Boston community of Medford. He shows through inde |jacobs in Marfa, Texas, and teaches letterpress and design through the Harvard Extension School at the Bow & Arrow Press in Cambridge. He is the Pressmaster of Reflex Letterpress in Charlestown.He lives with a patentattorney, a cute toddler, a chow/sharpei mix, and a red tabby.

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Date:
June 2
Time:
12:00 pm