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Drawing|Painting|Printmaking

In Pratt’s two-dimensional classes, learn the fundamentals of making art, as well as add an array of creative techniques to your artistic palette. From printmaking to drawing and painting, Pratt’s two-dimensional classes offer everyone the opportunity to delve into art, master the basics, and experiment with a wide variety of materials and techniques.

Creative Monotype | 10.5

Rickie Wolfe

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6547
10/5 - 11/9
10am - 2pm
Wednesday
6
$320
$288

Create rich and intriguing surfaces using monotype, collograph, shellac and pronto plates. Using stencils, elements from nature, and drawings, you will create unique layered prints. These techniques may be used individually or combined. Emphasis will be on learning the print techniques for the beginner and experimentation, composition and exploring conceptual ideas for the more advanced printmaker. Student Fridays available. Prerequisite: None Studio Fee $20


Workshop: Beginning Watercolor | 9.3

Yulia Chubotin

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6560
9/3 - 9/4
10am - 4pm
Sat - Sun
1
$160
$144

Learn traditional watercolor techniques such as wash, wet into wet, dry brush, and much more. Combine watercolor with drawing media and materials such as ink and graphite. You will be encouraged to work with subject matter ranging from still lifes and photographs to abstraction and imagination. Prerequisite: None


Workshop: Clay Printing | 9.9

Deborah Mersky

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6545
9/9 - 9/11
10am - 4pm
Fri - Sun
1
$234
$211

Make relief prints from an unfired ceramic clay surface. Clay printing, although similar in nature to other relief techniques, offers unique results; a textured and responsive surface, varying ink density, and the opportunity for oversize, irregularly shaped plates. All printing is done by hand. Demonstrations will include reduction printing from a clay slab and combining stencils with the clay relief slab. The class is open to the first time printer as well as experienced printmakers seeking an alternative to traditional techniques. Prerequisite: None Supply Fee $25


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Master Artist Workshop: Monoprint with Cesar Chavez | 9.25

Cesar Chavez

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6546
9/25 - 9/28
10am - 4pm
Sun - Wed
1
$320
$288

Cesar Chavez is a well know Oaxacan printmaker his work often is political in nature dealing with his take on current life in Mexico. He expertly uses additive and reductive monotype processes combined with the more graphic qualities of relief printing. In this workshop he will share his methods and techniques working with ink on plexiglass and linoleum carving and printing. Prerequisite: Printmaking experience.  Supply fee $30


Workshop: Exploring Watercolor | 10.1

Yulia Chubotin

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6561
10/1 - 10/2
10am - 4pm
Sat - Sun
1
$160
$144

Have you taken the watercolor classes or have basic understanding of watercolor methods? Continue to explore watercolor techniques, composition, and color while learning to create a body of artwork. Prerequisite: Watercolor experience


Mixed Media Monotype | 10.2

Romson Regarde Bustillo

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6596
10/2 - 10/23
6-10pm
Sunday
4
$213
$192

Explore monotype printmaking using a range of materials and techniques. Learn to work with a variety of inks including oil base, water soluble, and India inks to create rich painterly effects. Students are encouraged to bring imagery to incorporate into their work including past work, photos, and found images. Prerequisite: None Students Fridays available. Supply fee $20


Beginning Drawing | 10.3

Jeanne Marie Ferraro

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6556
10/3 - 11/21
10am - 1pm
Monday
8
$320
$288

Drawing is the foundation of the visual arts and anyone can learn to draw. These classes take a contemporary and individualized approach to the basics of drawing and offer 'out-of-the-box' approaches to tackle basic drawing issues. Learn to render realistically using line and contour, shape and form, light and shadow, space and depth, proportion and perspective. Get acquainted with a range of drawing materials to translate perceptions onto paper and learn the principles of composition. Prerequisite: None


Beginning Drawing | 10.3

Jeanne Marie Ferraro

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6557
10/3 - 11/21
6:30 - 9:30pm
Monday
8
$320
$288

Drawing is the foundation of the visual arts and anyone can learn to draw. These classes take a contemporary and individualized approach to the basics of drawing and offer 'out-of-the-box' approaches to tackle basic drawing issues. Learn to render realistically using line and contour, shape and form, light and shadow, space and depth, proportion and perspective. Get acquainted with a range of drawing materials to translate perceptions onto paper and learn the principles of composition. Prerequisite: None


Beginning Acrylic Painting | 10.4

Che Lopez

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6553
10/4 - 11/8
10am - 2pm
Tuesday
6
$320
$288

Explore the basics of this versatile medium by learning about washes, thick impasto, glazes, and more. Demonstrations, discussions, and individual instruction will cover issues of color, design principles, paint consistency, and application. You will be introduced to compatible, non-acrylic materials to add to your paintings. Experimentation and the development of personal artistic process and direction will be encouraged. Prerequisite: None


Beginning and Intermediate Screenprinting | 10.4

Kerstin Graudins

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6567
10/4 - 11/22
6-10pm
Tuesday
8
$426
$383

Discover the exciting possibilities of screenprinting! In this class you will gain an understanding of the equipment, tools, and the history of screenprinting. Experiment with photographic, reductive, and drawing processes while learning how to use and register multiple colors. The class combines instructor demonstrations with time for individual projects. Water-based inks will be used. Student Fridays available. Prerequisite: None Supply Fee: $30


The Painterly Print | 10.4

Eric Chamberlain

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6574
10/4 - 11/8
10am - 2pm
Tuesday
6
$320
$288

Monotype is a printmaking process that can lend itself to gestural and expressive mark making. You will be instructed in the use of a variety of printmaking approaches, including trace monotype, additive (brush), and subtractive (roll and remove). We will use both oil base and water base inks. We will explore the qualities and results of both types of inks, and how to combine the two to achieve a wide variety in your prints. Students of all levels are welcome.


Beginning and Intermediate Figure Drawing | 10.4

Jeanne Marie Ferraro

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6554
10/4 - 11/22
6-10pm
Tuesday
8
$426
$383

Working from a live model is a great way to hone your drawing skills and learn to translate what you see into a drawing. This fun and challenging class demystifies the drawing process by applying techniques also presented in drawing fundamentals classes such as line, form, value, and scale utilizing the figure. Develop a more confident connection between what you see and what you render. Prerequsisite: None Model fee $30.00


Beginning and Intermediate Etching | 10.5

Virginia Hungate-Hawk

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6569
10/5 - 11/9
6-10pm
Wednesday
6
$320
$288

Learn intaglio etching, a term that means 'to incise'. You will incise metal plates to create line and shade. We will cover line etching, drypoint and aquatint shading using hard and soft ground. Learn how to plan multi-plate printing, layering with color, and developing etching techniques that enable you to make editions (multiples). Individual instructor attention will encourage experimentation and development of your work. Student Fridays availabloe. Experienced Etchers welcome. Prerequisite: None Supply Fee $35


Beginning Letterpress | 10.5

Lisa Hasegawa

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6571
10/5 - 11/23
6-10pm
Wednesday
8
$426
$383

Learn all the basics of letterpress printing. Through a variety of projects, learn to hand-set metal type, lock up a typeform, ink up, set up, and operate the press. You will be introduced to good design practices and explore printing imagery with letterpress cuts, linoleum cuts, and wire printing. On the last day of class, you will exchange prints and create a portfolio to take home. Prerequisite: None Supply Fee $25


Mixed Media Book Arts | 10.6

Jessica Hoffman

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6592
10/6 - 11/10
6-10pm
Thursday
6
$320
$288

This class will explore the possibilities for creating content in books, while working with a variety of processes and materials, such as collage, found objects, and printmaking without a press. We will also explore a variety of experimental book structures, such as map folds, flag books, and paper engineering. By the end of the class, students will have created visually compelling one of a kind books. This class is great for beginners looking to get started in book arts, as well as experienced binders who want to expand on techniques and add content to their books. Prerequsiste: None Supply fee $30


Beginning and Intermediate Collage | 10.6

Rickie Wolfe

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6564
10/6 - 11/10
10am - 2pm
Thursday
6
$320
$288

Use paper, cloth, found materials, and other unique elements to make a series of simple collages. Learn image transferring techniques and how to integrate these images into your collages. These collages will serve as a foundation for experiments using paint, stencils, crayons, nails, stitching by hand and/or sewing machine and other objects using alternate means of connections to add dimension. Prerequisite: None  Supply Fee $25


Beginning Oil Painting | 10.7

Garima Naredi

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6607
10/7 - 11/11
5-9pm
Friday
6
$320
$288

This class is catered to the beginning painter with little or no painting experience but a desire to learn, explore and create. You will learn the fundamentals of the material used and the techniques of oil painting. Through specially designed exercises you will learn how to work from observation, understand light and form and how to handle paint. The in-class time is primarily spent making paintings with ample guidance on the works in progress and periodic group critique and discussion of finished works to help you build a solid foundation for a sustained exploration into painting. Prerequisite: None


Beginning Printmaking | 10.8

Dawn Endean

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6591
10/8 - 11/12
2-6pm
Saturday
6
$320
$288

Learn the fundamentals of printmaking in this 6-class series. This course will introduce basic relief, intaglio and monotype printmaking techniques including painting on plexiglass, stenciling, 'Pronto' polyester plate lithography, shellac plates, collographs and linoleum cuts. First-time students are welcome; play and experimentation are encouraged! Student Fridays available. Prerequisite: None Supply fee $35


Workshop: Experimental Painting | 10.8

Mark Takamichi Miller

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6583
10/8 - 10/9
10am - 6pm
Sat - Sun
1
$213
$192

Have you ever wanted to see the range of things you can do with your paints? The possibilities will open you up and get you out of any rut. From learning about traditional oil mediums to thick clear layers of glossy acrylics we will try it all. We pour, brush, scoop, squeegee and soak. Many of the processes are completely unpredictable and surprising. Even if you only plan to paint traditionally this will show you ways to use your materials that you never considered. This workshop is located offsite at Miller School of Art in Georgetown. ALL SUPPLIES PROVIDED. Prerequisite: None


Introduction to Children’s Picture Book Illustration | 10.8

Dana Sullivan

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6579
10/8 - 10/9
10am - 4pm
Sat - Sun
1
$160
$144

This fun, active workshop will focus on visual storytelling, character development, storyboarding and crafting a book dummy from your own story. Join Dana Sullivan, writer and illustrator of Ozzie and the Art Contest, Kay Kay's Alphabet Safari, and illustrator of the Digger and Daisy series for this intensive dummy bootcamp focusing on playful doodling, creative exercises and having fun. Prerequisite: None


ArtRX: Art for what ails you | 10.13

Vedika Dietrich

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6584
10/13 - 11/17
10am - 2pm
Thursday
6
$320
$288

Take a break from your computer and visit your right brain! In this playful, innovative art class we explore the mysteries of creativity, useful techniques in learning how to get out of our own way, and secrets of the art making process. As your inner artist loosens up, so does your ability to breathe and flow, to problem solve and think outside of the box. Drawing, painting, mixed media and more, in a relaxed atmosphere where the inner critic is not invited!

Prerequisite: None  Supply Fee $15  ALL SUPPLIES PROVIDED


Workshop: Miniature Encaustic Painting | 10.15

Larry Calkins

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6599
10/15 - 10/16
10am - 4pm
Sat - Sun
1
$160
$144

Miniature painting has a rich history in many cultures. You will learn to use the mini encaustic pen tool and other techniques for fine manipulation of the encaustic medium. Miniature paintings can be worked on metal, glass, or wood surfaces. Lots of examples will be provided. Supply fee $20  Prerequisite: None


Workshop: Sumi Painting Fall Harvest | 10.22

Angie Dixon

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6605
10/22 - 10/23
10am - 5pm
Sat - Sun
1
$194
$175

This workshop focuses on traditional Asian brush and ink painting techniques to depict autumn harvest imagery. We will paint apples, squash, pears and a variety of vegetables and fruit individually and in compositions using expressive brushwork. Participants will expand their knowledge of both Asian tradition and painting in this playful and informative class.
Prerequisite: Some Sumi experience


Workshop: Sumi Painting Trees | 10.29

Angie Dixon

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6609
10/29
10am - 5pm
Saturday
1
$107
$96

This one day workshop is all about painting trees using traditional Asian materials and techniques. We will look at nature and photographs to see different kinds of trees and apply time honored Asian brush and ink painting techniques to depict them on rice paper. We will paint them in a variety of ways and perspectives. Prerequisite: sumi painting experience


Mixed Media Collograph | 10.30

Romson Regarde Bustillo

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6572
10/30 - 11/20
6-10pm
Sunday
4
$213
$192

Explore a range of collograph techniques. Learn how to create textured plates using collage surfaces and aluminum foil. Discover the possibilities of combining paper lithography, monotype wiping, and stenciling to create richly layered pieces using an etching press. Students are encouraged to bring imagery to incorporate into their work including past work, photos, and found images. Prerequisite: None Students Fridays available. Supply fee $20


Painting: It’s a Material World | 10.13

Steve Veatch

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6578
10/13 - 10/27
6-9pm
Thursday
3
$120
$108

In this class we will review the major painting mediums for oils, acrylics, watercolors and gouache; how and when to use them. We will cover, the pigment code index (how it can help you find paint), pigment characteristics with some historical information as well as toxicity, stability, and lightfastness and why paints are formulated as they are. We will review solvents and studio safety, brushes, palette tools as well as supports: canvas, linen, papers, wood panels and metal.