October 3, 2019
Guild Meeting Speaker – Amy Knack
Amy Nack is founder of Wingtip Press Printmaking Studio located in Boise, Idaho. She teaches printmaking in her studio, as an adjunct instructor at Boise State University and offers printmaking workshops throughout the United States. Nack received her BFA in Printmaking and BA in Art History from Boise State University in 2008 after a three-decade career in the paper and packaging industry. With a studio full of traditional six-hundred pound printmaking presses for intaglio and relief, Nack discovered Gel Printing in 2015 and has never been the same since!
Lecture: Becoming a Printmaker
Friday Oct 4 - Mystery and Magic
Monotype is an almost magical process of printmaking that creates unique, one-of-a-kind, never to be repeated prints. Using a wide variety of techniques and materials discover the alchemy and serendipity of the monotype printmaking process in this dynamic workshop. You will be encouraged to explore personalized markmaking for fabric surface decoration. We will work with nature’s bounty, stencils, found objects and unexpected materials with the Speedball Gel printing plate and fabric inks to create a suite of lusciously layered one-of-a-kind prints on fabric.
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Saturday Oct 5 - It's a Material World
Contemporary printing on fabric utilizes a variety of markmaking techniques such as gel printing, screen and relief printing. During this workshop we will focus on the gel printing process to explore one of a kind as well as repeatable markmaking strategies. You will discover how to turn a variety of unexpected materials into tools for decorative printing on fabric. We will also investigate electronic cutting machines for creating your own uniquely designed stencils for personalized surface design of solid and pre-printed fabric.
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Samples of Amy's work:
November 7, 2019
Covers for Kids Work Evening
December 5, 2019
Guild Meeting Speaker – Doris Deutmeyer