Workshop: Painterly Printmaking

Date: Sep 6, 2023

Deadline: Oct 5, 2023 - 11:45 pm

Instructor - Christina Krentz
3 Evening Workshop
October 10, 17, and 24, 2023
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Come take a leap! Explore monotype techniques that will have you experimenting with loose and painterly mark making, while improvising on the press.  You will be creating unique, one of a kind prints that focus on embracing the beauty of unexpected results.

With no drawing skills required, you can embrace intuition and explore abstraction using additive and reductive techniques. ​​

Great techniques for beginner and experienced printmakers who want to loosen up, embrace chance and work with staged accidents.

Students will leave with multiple unique prints, a full understanding of how to create their own monotype prints and a renewed energy to create.

The instructor will cover: 

  • ​​Techniques and required tools for press based monotype printing
  • Mixing, applying and storing ink
  • Using the press
  • How to pull accurate prints
  • Troubleshooting and how to use accidents to your advantage
  • Cleanup and finishing your prints

$205.00 prices not subject to GST

Register Here!
Class limited to 5 Participants

Adults 18+ Years Old

Instructor Bio:

Christina Krentz is an abstract painter and printmaker, living and working in Calgary, AB. She approaches art with a commitment to chance and impulse over predetermined aesthetic, with a focus on process and material experimentation. Christina has an infectious passion for art, she is a great communicator and enthusiastic teacher.

An experienced adult educator, Christina is also an active member of Alberta Printmakers, and a founding member of FEM ASSEMBLY, a feminist critique group in YYC.​

Instagram: @christinakrentz