One or Two Five-Hour Private Printmaking Workshops at New Grounds Print Workshop & Gallery (Up to 55% Off)

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Customer Reviews

6 Ratings

Instructor Mary was fabulous, I appreciated her patience and organized use of class time! She made the learning experience so much fun.
Jean K. · January 21, 2013
A beautiful efficient well equipped space. Good teaching
Jane E. · June 24, 2012

What You'll Get

Art helps people to reach a wide audience without shouting from the top of radio towers, provocatively dancing behind a local TV field reporter, or tying speech bubbles to migrating birds. Express yourself with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $87 for one five-hour private printmaking workshop (a $175 value)
  • $157 for two five-hour private printmaking workshops (a $350 value)<p>

Students choose from four different workshop subjects: 1) a session on relief printing, which produces an image by cutting away surface areas and covers both basic and advanced techniques; 2) a nontoxic etching workshop, which introduces the artistic form used by Rembrandt, Goya, and the Nontoxic Avenger; 3) an introduction to water-based monotype, which combines painting and printmaking techniques, letting students play with layering and removing color; 4) a workshop on nontoxic gravure and solar-plate etching that imparts skills in two methods, the first rendering photographic images and the second a great alternative to lithography for drawers.<p>

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Jan 1, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 3 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Classes must be used by the same person. 2-workshop option may redeem across visits. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About New Grounds Print Workshop & Gallery

New Grounds Print Workshop & Gallery nurtures creative minds in a 4,000-square-foot haven where artists can pursue their own projects or learn the basics and nuances of myriad printmaking forms during workshops. Artists enjoy full access to six hand-operated etching presses, a darkroom, studio space, a classroom, and gallery spaces where both local and international masterpieces adorn the walls, inspiring onlookers to get in touch with their inner muses or kidnap someone else’s.

Those moved to channel their creativity can join classes that delve into subjects ranging from etching on copper plates to traditional woodcuts and carving linoleum blocks. All workshops employ nontoxic inks, eschewing the traditional pigments, whose dangerously radioactive ingredients explain, in retrospect, Da Vinci’s third eye and Dürer’s vestigial tail.

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