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Stone Lithography (beginning & intermediate)

This course will be an introduction to stone lithography techniques, practice, and theory as well as a brief history of the process. Over several classes each student will be guided in drawing, processing, and printing at least one lithograph in a small edition. This class is geared towards beginning students with little to no experience, but also offers an opportunity for returning students who have some lithography experience to take a more in depth approach to developing their drawings on the stone with previously learned techniques. This class focuses on techniques of printing in black and will go into discussion, but not the practice of color lithography. *This process minimally uses materials that may not be suitable for people with extreme chemical sensitivities akin to mineral spirits and turpeniods.

Early Bird Discount through Jan 1 / Member Price: $292.50

  • Tuition: $325
  • Location: Kala Printmaking Studio
  • Instructor: Ash Armenta
  • 4 Classes
  • Monday, April 29, 2019 — May 20, 2019
  • 6pm — 10pm
  • $30 Materials Fee payable to the teacher on the first day of class

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About the Instructor:

Ash Armenta is a print media artist based in the Bay Area of California. Ash is a graduate of the two year program at Tamarind Institute and received the title of Tamarind Master Printer, 2017. The program included several collaborations with artists such as Matt Shlian, Rashaad Newsome, Nicola Lopez, and Nina Elder. ​Ash enjoys printing collaboratively with artists as well as printing personal work, painting outdoor murals, illustration, woodworking, and anything involving handmade fine details. Currently as a member of the Little Giant Collective in Santa Cruz, Ca, Ash is working in relief printing on textiles, hand-lettering, and is interested in playing with text and language around queerness and community. ​Ash also teaches studio art and art history lecture classes. https://www.asharmenta.com/