Drypoint Workshop: Creating Layered/ Double Sided Imagery With Katie Marie Bruce

We are excited to welcome Katie Marie Bruce as our June 2019 visiting artist at St.Michaels’s Printshop! She will be hosting a three evening workshop from Monday June 11th – June 25th. This should be a great and affordable introductory workshop for drypoint printmaking!

Objective: Creating layered/double-sided imagery

Timeline: Three Tuesday evenings, 6:30 – 8:30 pm on June 11, 18, and 25.

Cost: $57.50 for members & $92 for non-members (tax included)

MAX 7 participants – secure your spot by sending and interact transfer to [email protected] with the required amount.

Key Techniques: Dry-point, multi-plate registration, coloured ink, varied edition, chine colle.

Materials provided: gampi (fine Japanese paper); BFK Rives as baking paper; plexiglass plate; ink; drypoint tools; glue; filament tape.

Please bring an image which has at least two components: either text and image, or two colours. It is helpful to know the basic principles of printmaking, though not essential, which you can tell by the length of this document. Things to consider: If you are working with text, remember that the other image will be reversed as it would in relief, etching or lithography.

katie marie bruce is an artist and educator based in Lethbridge, Alberta. She received an MFA with a focus in Print Media from York University in 2015, where her thesis work examining empathy was funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. katie’s practice looks at empathy, the body, and the intersection of emotional and non-performative labour. She opened 2019 with a solo exhibition “unsaid | unseen” in Lethbridge. In recent years, she has exhibited and spoken at events across Canada, including at the Southern Alberta Art Gallery (2015), Art Mur (2015), A Handmade Assembly in Sackville (2017) and the University of Lethbridge (2018).


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Start Date

Jun 11, 2019 - 18:30


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