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Saturday, September 7, 2013

Upcoming Screen Print Workshop

Join us for an upcoming workshop with Ashley Nason!

Water-Based Screen Print Workshop with Ashley Nason
When: Saturday, October 5 and Sunday, October 6 from 9:30 – 5:00 p.m.
Where: P.R.I.N.T Press, 1120 West Oak Street in Denton, Texas 76201

This workshop introduces participants to water-based screen printing techniques and concepts including the medium’s multi-faceted abilities for alternative surface printing and incorporation with other print mediums. . . .

. . .  All techniques will emphasize low toxic materials and methods. We will cover black and white and color image generation and production using numerous materials and methods, including photocopies, transparency film, light blocking paper stencils, tracing paper, toner washes, and drawings on tracing paper and mylar. Direct and indirect printing techniques will be explored with a primary emphasis on photo emulsion as the primary method used. Printing techniques including registration, layering, editioning and monoprinting, watercolor printing, and blends will be covered. No prior experience is required. Maximum enrollment: 10

Ashley Nason was born in 1969 in New Orleans, Louisiana, and spent her formative years in Chevy Chase, Maryland. She received her BA in Psychology and a BFA in Printmaking and Painting from West Virginia University and an MFA in Printmaking from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Upon receiving her MFA she worked as the printmaking technician and instructor at Herron School of Art in Indianapolis, Indiana. She currently lives in Dekalb, Illinois, where she is an associate professor of Printmaking at Northern Illinois University. Her work has been exhibited in more than 100 juried and invitational, regional, national, and international exhibitions. She is the recipient of the 2007 Illinois Arts Council Fellowship.