Oregon College of Art and Craft is excited to offer these upcoming book arts workshops. If you are interested to enroll (and do so asap!) you can do so through this web link: https://cms.ocac.edu/taxonomy/term/2
You can also contact Barb Tetenbaum if you have specific questions:
Introduction to Wood Engraving with Susan Lowdermilk
In this workshop, each student will design, carve and print a black and white 2”x 3” wood engraving. Each image will be one print in a group portfolio. At the end of the workshop, each student will have a portfolio containing the prints from the class. Examples of wood engraving prints and from the instructor’s collection will be presented and discussed.
Prerequisite: None. All skill levels are welcome!
Location: Printmaking & Calligraphy Classrooms
Start Date: 03/16/2013
End Date: 03/17/2013
Studio Fee: $20
Susan Lowdermilk creates artist books and limited edition prints, primarily creating woodcuts, wood engravings and etchings. She has been teaching printmaking, book binding and graphic design courses at Lane Community College’s Art and Applied Design Department in Eugene, Oregon for fifteen years. Her artist books can be found in numerous public collections worldwide and her artwork is represented in galleries throughout the United States. She earned her MFA from the University of Oregon in Eugene and her BFA from Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado.
The Layered Letterpress Print with Macy Chadwick
Learn to combine a variety of image generation techniques on the letterpress to create original and striking prints. This course will cover pressure printing, wood type, and stencil techniques, all using the Vandercook Proof Press. You will come away with both finished prints and sample pages for future inspiration. Prerequisite: Some previous experience with letterpress printing preferred.
Macy Chadwick received an MFA in Book Arts and Printmaking from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia and assisted book artist Julie Chen at Flying Fish Press in Berkeley for three years. She currently creates books and prints in her letterpress studio in Oakland, and teaches classes at Academy of Art University in San Francisco, San Francisco Art Institute, and San Francisco Center for the Book. Her work is in prominent collections in the U.S. and abroad, including the Victoria and Albert Museum, Yale University Special Collections, and University of Washington, Seattle.
Location: Book Arts Classroom
Start Date: 04/06/2013
End Date: 04/07/2013
Studio Fee: $20