2022 Autumn Workshops at Vargas Print Studio, teacher Rita Vargas
Ouluntie 3, Helsinki.


These classes are social, relaxed sessions aimed at all abilities.
Language: Portuguese, Italian, Spanish, Finnish & English.

Introduction to Etching / Metalligrafiikan alkeet, 9.8. & 10.8./ 17.-18.8.
Monotype / Monotypia workshop, 19.8.
Introduction to Silkscreen printing / Serigrafian peruskurssi 22.−24.8.
Applying Chine-collé with Japanese paper, 29.8., 30.8., 31.8.


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Introduction to Etching / Metalligrafiikan alkeet, 9.8. & 10.8./ 17.-18.8.
Duration of the workshop: 10h
Price: 220€ p/course/person, not including materials.
Capacity: max 3.
Address: Ouluntie 3
Registration until 6.8./14.8. to rita.vargas(a)gmail.com / phone: 0452215100 / Rita Vargas
You can also register at: https://www.vargasprintstudio.com/events/introduction-to-etching-metalligrafiikan-alkeet-2022-08-09-15-00
Payment is made to Vargas Print Studio FI2415443000117239. Message: Etching workshop and name. We need information for billing purposes. 50% of the workshop fee is made in advance and in case of cancelling, it is not returned.

Welcome to the etching workshop! Using copper plates, the participants will learn how to apply methods for etching. Through the application of hard ground, the participants will draw directly on the prepared surface and experiment different stages of etching on the plate, ink and produce a small edition on paper under professional guidelines, tools, and equipment. Participants will have access to professional tools and colours. Professional printmakers and artists can use the time to explore the technique at its most and are able to produce editions on paper during the workshop time, with or without professional guidance. This etching workshop is tailored according to the participant’s level of knowledge in printmaking. Preference will be given by order of registering.



Monotype / Monotypia workshop, 19.8.
Friday 16−20h
Duration of the workshop: 4h
Price: 90€ p/course/day/person, including materials but not printing paper.
Capacity: max 5.
Address: Ouluntie 3
Registration until 16.8. to rita.vargas(a)gmail.com / phone: 0452215100 / Rita Vargas.
You can also register at https://www.vargasprintstudio.com/events/monotypia-2
Registration and payment are made to Vargas Print Studio FI2415443000117239. Message: Monotype workshop and name. We need information for billing purposes. 50% of the workshop fee is made in advance and in case of cancelling, it is not returned.

About the course:
Teaching day: Friday 16−20h
Using aluminium plates, you will be shown how to express images through different mark making techniques such as monotype! You will develop your image through different stages on this one-day taster course and come out with a handful of prints!
In this workshop, participants will learn the principles of monoprinting, its instruments and methods. Participants will learn different ways of plate inking, drawing and print the image on paper under professional guidelines, tools, and equipment. Participants will have access to professional tools, colours, and equipment for further independent practice. Professional printmakers and artists can use the time to explore the technique at its most and are able to produce editions on paper during the workshop time, with or without professional guidance. Monotype is tailored according to the participant’s level of knowledge in printmaking.



Introduction to Silkscreen printing / Serigrafian peruskurssi 22.−24.8.
22.−24.8. Monday, Tuesday 17−20h and Wednesday 17−21h
Duration of the workshop: 10h
Price: 240€ p/course and p/person, including materials.
Capacity: max 2.
Address: Ouluntie 3
Registration until 15.8. to rita.vargas(a)gmail.com / phone: 0452215100 / Rita Vargas.
You can also register at https://www.vargasprintstudio.com/events/serigrafian-peruskurssi-introduction-to-silkscreen-print
Payment is made to Vargas Print Studio FI2415443000117239. Message: Silkscreen printing workshop and name. We need information for billing purposes. 50% of the workshop fee is made in advance and in case of cancelling, it is not returned.
About the workshops:
Teaching days: Monday - Wednesday 22.−24.8. 17−20/21h

Learn the processes involved in translating drawings and photographs into a screen print. The course will cover everything you need to get you started, from preparing your artwork for print and getting your image onto a screen using photo-stencil technique, to printing and registration, using water-based inks. You can also work on your own projects and receive help with any specific printing skills that you would like to gain. This workshop is perfect for anyone with an interest in screen printing, either beginners or those who want to build upon any existing skills. All materials and equipment provided. This workshop is tailored according to the participant’s level of knowledge in printmaking. Preference will be given by order of registering. Explore this diverse medium in a friendly learning environment using Vargas Print Studio facilities.



Applying Chine-collé with Japanese paper, 29.8., 30.8., 31.8.
Monday 15−20h
Tuesday 15−20h
Wednesday 15−20h
Duration of the workshop: 5h
Price: 120€ p/course/person, including Japanese paper with exception to printing paper.
Capacity: max 3.
Adress: Ouluntie 3
Registration until 22.8. to rita.vargas(a)gmail.com / phone: 0452215100 / Rita Vargas.
You can also register at https://www.vargasprintstudio.com/events/applying-chine-colle-with-japanese-paper-2022-08-29-16-00
Registration and payment are made to Vargas Print Studio FI2415443000117239. Message: Chine colle workshop and name. We need information for billing purposes. 50% of the workshop fee is made in advance and in case of cancelling, it is not returned.

About the course:
Teaching days: Monday 15−20h / Tuesday 15−20h / Wednesday 15−20h

Welcome to the chine-collé workshop! Using copper plates, the participants will have the opportunity to prepare and work the plate with drypoint techniques, to ink, learn how to apply two different methods for using coloured Japanese paper and produce a small edition on paper under professional guidelines, tools, and equipment. Participants will have access to professional tools and colours. Professional printmakers and artists can use the time to explore the technique at its most and are able to produce editions on paper during the workshop time, with or without professional guidance. This workshop is tailored according to the participant’s level of knowledge in printmaking. Preference will be given by order of registering.


We look forward to seeing you! 😊

 

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