Gel Plate Printing with Holly Hughes
July 24 - July 28| $350 – $1200
Gel Plate Printing – Holly Hughes
Dates: July 24 – 28, 2023
Tuition: Sliding Scale, $350-$1200
Lab fee: $75
Class limit: 8
This class is currently full. If you’d like to be added to our waitlist please email [email protected] or call 845-658-9133.
Gel plate printing is a super user friendly, kitchen table compatible printmaking technique with no need for a press. Fun, open to experimentation, great for travel, and very painterly – this is a method where artists of any experience level can discover new motifs and approaches for their art practice. At home, you can use your new skills printing on fabric, to inspire paintings or for motifs for ceramic decoration. There will also be a demo of an “invisible” collage technique where your vibrant colorful prints can become raw material for larger works on paper. We will use slow drying Golden’s Open Acrylics and simple tools like rubber brayers, rubber tipped clay shapers, Q-tips, brushes and cut paper stencils to build up layers and add complexity, texture and transparency. A supply list will be provided. Clean-up is incredibly easy with water and baby wipes. This workshop will be a shot in the arm for your art and you’ll be inspired by working in a close-knit group for an exciting, high-energy week. Take home finished prints and new and flexible skills.
In order to reserve your space in the class, we require a deposit. From the drop down menu below, please select your desired tuition level. Registration is on a first-come first-served basis, and you can read about our refund and cancellation policies here.
Holly Hughes was born in San Antonio, Texas. Hughes works in studios both on NYC’s Lower East Side and in old barn in Ghent in Columbia County, NY. She is a Full Professor at Rhode Island School of Design where she teaches graduate and undergraduate students. Her resume details many solo and group shows in New York: Dru Arstark Gallery, David Beitzel Gallery, Piezo Electric, Philippe Briet Gallery, Graham Modern, One Penn Plaza, P.S. 1 Museum of Contemporary Art, Anita Shapolsky Gallery, The Work Space, A. I. R., etc.