The wet transfer process yields one-of-a-kind, handmade prints from images made using archival inks and digital printers. In this 1- day workshop, we'll start with a discussion of how to digitally print our photographs on to a special plastic transfer film. Then, we'll roll up our sleeves and learn how to use combinations of alcohol, water, and even Purell sanitizer to hand transfer the photograph from the plastic film to art and handmade papers. Depending on the technique used for making the wet transfer, an almost limitless variety of effects and manipulations can be achieved. We'll make a cleanly transferred image to beautiful printmaking paper, a distressed and 'imperfect' transfer to wrinkled acid free tissue paper, a transfer with a loosely hand-brushed border, and more. The workshop will include demonstrations and hands-on practice, and students will leave with their own transfer prints. Some materials will be supplied with class.
PRE-REQ: Basic knowledge of Photoshop and digital printing.
BRING: Send 3-5-JPG digital files to instructors for digital printing prior to start of class. Additional suggested items will be emailed to class
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25.00 off if you register at least one week prior to class start date, all online discounts are applied automatically.
Register for the same class with a friend and each of you will receive 10% off. All registrations must be made by one person in a single transaction. To take advantage of the discount online, set the quantity to 2 (or 3, or 4...) when adding to the cart (or change the quantity in the shopping cart). The system automatically deducts this discount. The discount only applies if two or more you enroll in the same class.
Please enter the full name of your companion at the checkout stage including their name, email, and phone number in the comments section of your registration form.
Workshop Cost: $200
Early Registration: $175