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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.

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Travel Abroad: Study Printmaking in Oaxaca, Mexico | 2.2.15

Enrique Flores

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4603
2/2/15-2/6/15
9-5
M-F
1
Deposit: $800
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Join us for a week long printmaking intensive in Oaxaca, the printmaking capital of Mexico. Work with Mexican artist Enrique Flores and his assistants for five days to combine etchings with woodcuts to create uniquely layered prints in the tradition of Oaxaca. We will tour some of the many printmaking studios in the area and meet printmaking artists that reside in Oaxaca. Tuition includes lodging for seven nights (Saturday to Friday) giving students a day to explore Oaxaca before the workshop begins. Half the tuition is due November 1,2014.  The other half is due December 10, 2014.  For more information please contact our Printmaking Studio Manager, Kamla Kakaria, at kkakaria@pratt.org


Travel Abroad: Study Stone Lithography in Oaxaca, Mexico | 2.9.15 -FULL

Enrique Flores

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4604
2/9/15-2/13/15
9-5
M-F
1
Deposit: $800
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Join us for a week long printmaking intensive in Oaxaca, the printmaking capital of Mexico.  Work with Mexican artist Enrique Flores and his assistants for five days working with lithography on marble stones in the tradition of Oaxaca.  We will tour some of the many printmaking studios in the area and meet printmaking artists that reside in Oaxaca.  Tuition includes lodging for seven nights (Saturday to Friday) giving students a day to explore Oaxaca before the workshop begins. Half the tuition is due November 1,2014.  The other half is due December 10, 2014.  For more information please contact our Printmaking Studio Manager, Kamla Kakaria, at kkakaria@pratt.org  Prerequisite: None


Summer Camp: What Would Picasso Paint? (Ages 7 – 9) | 7.21- FULL

Aaron Murray

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4448
7/21-7/25
9am-3pm
M-F
1
$325
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By studying different artists, students will learn how to make their own versions of the Mona Lisa, The Scream, Starry Night, and other well known works of art.  Students will explore perspective, abstraction, point of view and cubism through the use o f traditional drawing and painting materials.


Summer Camp: What Would Picasso Paint? (Ages 10 – 12) | 7.21

Beth Zirngible

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4449
7/21-7/25
9am-3pm
M-F
1
$325
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By studying different artists, students will learn how to make their own versions of the Mona Lisa, The Scream, Starry Night, and other well known works of art.  Students will explore perspective, abstraction, point of view and cubism through the use o f traditional drawing and painting materials.


Etching: The 20 Print Challenge | 7.22

Kim Van Someren

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4614
7/22-8/26
6-10pm
Tue
6
$299
$268

In this class you will work to produce a complete body of work from ONE plate!  This is a rigorous class and the instructor has designed a process that will guide students through this challenge. You will follow a schedule using additive and subtractive techniques to experiment and understand what reworking a plate can manifest.

 

Prerequisites: Etching Fundamentals

Supply Fee: $30


Large Scale Screenprinting | 7.24

Kerstin Graudins

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4635
7/24-8/28
6-10pm
Thur
6
$299
$268

In this class we will be making large prints maximizing the capacity of our  X-Vactor XL  exposure unit. The exposure unit can accommodate screens up to 35' x 49' . You will be burning large screens and printing them in pairs, taking turns printing. Water base inks will be used on paper or fabric.

 

Prerequisite: Recent Screenprinting experience

Supply Fee: $10


Workshop: Beginning Watercolor | 8.9

Yulia Chubotin

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4624
8/9-8-11
10am-6pm
Sat-Mon
1
$299
$268

Learn traditional watercolor techniques such as wash, wet into wet, dry brush, and much more. Learn to 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. The skills you will gain can be used in illustration or fine art. Prerequisite: None


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Master Artist Program: The Hidden Narrative | 8.16

Gail Grinnell

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4739
8/16-8/18
10am-4pm
Sat-Mon
1
$223
$200

Fabric, cardboard, tarps, old clothing, old art, different papers-our lives are full of potential sculpting materials that are at once common and unique to us. Bring a selection of yours to class. Working sculpturally, we will investigate scale and different methods of construction as we create forms and spaces that reflect our individual life experiences. Bring your favorite mark-making tools to further personalize your work. See supply list for additional suggested materials.

 

Prerequisite: None

Supply fee: $30


Workshop: Dyeing & Screenprinting on Cloth & Clothing | 8.22

Kerstin Graudins & Jodi Waltier

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4715
8/22-8/24
12-6pm
Fri-Sun
1
$223
$200

In this three day intensive you will learn ways of quickly dying cloth while creating screens to print onto your fabrics and clothing items.  This process is designed to make sure the cloth retains a desirable softness.  This is a chance to make old things new while making your own personalized look.  The sun will be out and the studio doors open while we play with colors and images on cloth.

 

Prerequisite: none

Supply fee: $30


Teen Art Week: Drawing | 8.25

Chris Crites

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4411
8/25-8/29
9:30am-12:30pm
M-F
1
$180
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Develop your drawing skills while learning to observe the world around you.  Working with line and contour, shape and form, light and shadow, space and depth you will further your observations skills and build your creative ideas.  We will work from still-lifes and clothed models in this class for beginning to advanced students. There is a supply list for this class.


Teen Art Week: Drawing | 8.25

Jessica Damsky

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4412
8/25-8/29
9:30am-12:30pm
M-F
1
$180
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Develop your drawing skills while learning to observe the world around you.  Working with line and contour, shape and form, light and shadow, space and depth you will further your observations skills and build your creative ideas.  We will work from still-lifes and clothed models in this class for beginning to advanced students. There is a supply list for this class.


Teen Art Week: Painting | 8.25

Jessica Damsky

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4481
8/25-8/29
1:30 pm-4:30 pm
M-F
1
$180
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Working from direct observation and building on the foundation of drawing you will explore basics painting concepts.  Using oil paint we will explore color and basic concepts of form, light, composition, and perspective.  Special emphasis will be placed on the different stages of the painting.  There is a supply list for this class.


Teen Art Week: Printmaking | 8.25

Kerstin Graudins

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4482
8/25-8/29
1:30 pm-4:30 pm
M-F
1
$190
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Expand your visual vocabulary and learn to reproduce images with different printing techniques. Using traditional and non-traditional printmaking processes we will create multiple works on paper using block printing, monotype, and stenciling techniques. Explore color while learning to mix inks and gain confidence in working with the presses. This class is for beginners and advanced students. All materials are included.