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April Art Classes at Atelier 6000

April Art Classes at Atelier 6000
4/1/2011 12:00 AM

Cascade Camera Club April 2011 Photo Show

The Cascade Camera Club started in 1946 with meetings in the Bend County Courthouse.  Starting with 17 members, there are now over 120 members. Members range from novice to professional, from enthusiasts to National Geographic contributors to award-winning photographers. Noted for educational programs, workshops, image critiques, and field trips, The Cascade Camera Club meets the first and third Mondays of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the Bend Senior Center.  All are welcome.  www.cascadecameraclub.org

April Classes at Atelier 6000 - Call 541.330.8759. to register for classes.

Book Arts:

Creative Book Design, Tuesday/Thursday, April 5 – April 14, 12:30 – 3 pm.  A handmade book is a form of imaginative expression and truly a work of art.  Drawing from a range of basic disciplines including design, content, printing, painting, and drawing, students will adapt the format to a creative vision and let go to the endless possibilities of bookmaking. Supply List. Advanced techniques for those who are ready.  $65 + $35 studio fee. Instructor: Rachel Fox

Learn Uncial Calligraphy, Tuesday, April 19 - May 10, 10 - 2 pm.  IIn the third century, Uncial became the established style for manuscripts of importance.  Formal, yet more quickly executed, it would become the standard for the copying of Greek manuscripts into Latin.  The class involves demonstrations of the Uncial alphabet, class practice, an illuminated letter and other projects, time permitting.  Bring snack.  Supply List $65 + $35 studio fee. Instructor: Linda Piacentini-Yaple

Printmaking and Prints:

Traditional & Contemporary Woodblock Printing on Wednesday, April 13 – May 4, 1:30 – 4 pm. Throughout the history of art, the use of relief printing, specifically woodcut and linoleum block, has played a significant role in the communication of visual ideas.  Develop your skills with wood carving tools, image transfer, non-toxic soy and water-based inks, and quality print papers as you carve, ink, and print your own unique woodcut images.  Working primarily with composition in black and white, we will also explore the rich textural and painterly effects of color. Some previous drawing experience recommended.  All levels. $60 + $35 studio fee. Instructor: Ron Schultz

Innovative Intaglio Printmaking: Saline Sulfate Etching Workshop Session 1 Thursday, April 21 10:30 am – 2:30 pm and Session 2 Thursday, April 28 10:30 am – 2:30 pm.  A non-toxic etching process, saline sulfate etching provides all the expressive mark making typical of traditional etching without the use of harmful solvents. Acrylic grounds applied to aluminum plates protect the areas that aren’t etched. Once engraved, the images produced are remarkable, the plates bite quickly and cleanly to produce a sharp image. Prerequisite: The Working Questions (Tue, April 12), printmaking experience and studio etiquette. Instructor: Barbara Hudin.

Saline Sulfate Etching: Demonstration on Tuesday, April 12, 5 – 8 pm (Non-members, 6:15 – 8 pm)Saline Sulfate is a non-toxic etching process, which provides all the expressive mark making typical of traditional etching without the use of harmful solvents. Instructor: Barbara Hudin

Atelier 6000
450 SW Powerhouse Drive
Bend, OR 97702

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