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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 | 7.06 (RE-SCHEDULED)

Rickie Wolfe

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6384
7/06 - 7/27
10am - 2pm
Wednesday
4
$205
$180

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


Intermediate Printmaking | 7.16

Dawn Endean

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6382
7/16 - 8/20
1-6pm
Saturday
6
$440
$396

Further exploration of techniques covered in Beginning Printmaking. Focus will be on individual projects with instructor providing guidance on selection of techniques for desired results, composition, color and development of individual style. Students will participate in instructor-guided critiques. Supported printmaking processes include: Monotype; Collograph: Linoleum Print; Shellac Plate; Polyester Plate Lithography. Pre-requisite: Beginning Printmaking or Instructor permission.


Workshop: Portrait Drawing Intensive | 7.16

Cait Willis

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6421
7/16 - 7/17
10am - 6pm
Sat - Sun
1
$205
$185

Want to be able to draw portraits with emotion? This workshop is for you. Using charcoal (both vine and compressed) conte crayon, and chamois, lift the planes of the face to a new level. Discuss the life behind the eyes and abstraction as a means to convey emotion, narrative and character. Will discuss the anatomy of the facial muscle groups and bone structure and creating form through different techniques of line and high light, shadow and tone. Prerequisite: Beginning Drawing


Screenprinting with Mexican Master Artist Arturo Negrete | 7.17

Arturo Negrete

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6539
7/17 - 8/7
10am - 4pm
Fri - Sun
1
$350
$315

Arturo Negrete of El taller 75° Color has worked with generations of accomplished Mexican and international artists. Based in the heart of Mexico City, Negrete is at the center of one of the most dynamic spots of contemporary screen art today. The reputation of his taller (studio) attracts an exceptional group of young artists, helping pave the way for the next generation of talent. Negrete with his team work with artists of diverse media to realize precise, exceptionally rich hand pulled limited editions. Work with Arturo to create your own professional edition! You will choose an image of your own and with the help of Arturo and his assistants they will separate the layers and work with you on color decisions and accurate registration. Supply fee: $50

Please note: class meets Saturday 7/17 from 1-5pm,  then Wednesday-Sunday 8/3 - 8/7 from 10am-4pm.


Workshop: Watercolor Projects | 7.30

Yulia Chubotin

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6471
7/30 - 7/31
10am - 4pm
Sat - Sun
1
$154
$139

Have you been doing watercolor for a while and understand the basic techniques and concepts? This workshop will be an opportunity to work with other watercolorists with individual attention from the instructor to create a body of work. Prerequisite: Intermediate watercolor


Beginning Drawing | 8.1

Jeanne Marie Ferraro

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6387
8/1 - 8/22
6:30 - 9:30pm
Monday
4
$205
$185

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 and Intermediate Figure Drawing | 8.9

Jeanne Marie Ferraro

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6390
8/9 - 8/30
6-10pm
Tuesday
4
$205
$185

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. Prerequisite: None Model fee $30.00


Advanced Etching | 8.10

Virginia Hungate-Hawk

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6543
8/10 - 9/7
6-10pm
Wednesday
4
$205
$185

Work on projects with the help of an experienced instructor. Lots of individualized attention! Prerequisite: Intermediate Etching. Student Fridays available. Supply fee $25


Workshop: Acrylic Painted Stories: Afrocentric Intersection | 8.13

Hiawatha D

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6538
8/13 - 8/14
10am - 4pm
Sat - Sun
1
$154
$139

Explore the history, community and social experience of three significant Afrocentric Seattle urban scenes. With line, shape and form we will conceptualize a painted story that reflects the historical changes of these Seattle Central Area intersections.
Prerequisite: None


Rescheduled! Workshop: Letterpress and Book Arts Extravaganza! | 8.19

Lisa Hasegawa and Jessica Hoffman

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6610
8.19 - 8/22
10AM - 6PM
Fri - Mon
1
$410
$369

In this 4-day workshop, you will learn four book structures and explore various letterpress printing techniques. You will walk away with a collection of books made by both you and your classmates. We will focus on traditional and experimental methods of combining content and structure. No experience necessary. Be prepared to have fun!  Prerequisite:   None   Supply fee $25


Workshop: Exploring Pattern and Repetition | 8.20

Larry Calkins

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6544
8/20 - 8/21
10am - 6pm
Sat - Sun
1
$205
$185

In this class we will push ideas of pattern and repeating forms. This way of making images has been utilized from ancient times and from every culture. It has been used in textiles to sculptures to cave paintings. Examples include paisley from India, dots from Australia, sacred geometry from the Middle East, folk arts from Africa to name a few. We will employ a variety of methods and materials including encaustic wax, stamping, tracing and stenciling, and work on multiple surfaces including paper, cloth and wood. Come with no expectations and play! Prerequisite: None