Description: a one-day print making workshop to form images on plexiglass plates and then printed onto paper by the etching press - images are related to the individual artist’s intent. (no previous experience needed).
Tools provided: the etching press, plexiglass working surfaces, water-based ink, wiping tools (cotton swabs, tissues, paper, brushes), water tub to moisten paper, paper to receive the printed images, drying rack, various paper collage materials and a library of art and process books are available for inspiration.
Schedule: saturday, 9-4, workshop with a simple breakfast, lunch and happy hour provided.
Things to bring: a sense of wonder, a chosen theme (or not), personal tools, mark making or wiping utensils of any kind and preferred found paper or images of any kind.
CEU (cont. educational units): a syllabus and certificate description is available upon request.
Cost: to be determined by either unit price or group rate.
The workshop space: an artist’s studio space converted for group use, measuring 25’x33’, ample room for up to 18 people to function well within the space. The setting is located on a 2-acre peaceful wooded property with outside elevated decks for creative contemplation.
Facilitators: Steve Mayse, a professor of art and design for over 25 years at the Kansas City Art Institute, has been a practicing artist and illustrator for over 35 years with an m.f.a. in design from Kansas University. His work has been exhibited in many magazines across the nation, in galleries in Kansas City and the midwest, N.Y.C., L.A. and S.F., Ca., Australia and recently in the Czech Republic. Shelley Mayse is a licensed specialist clinical social worker with over 20 years experience. She has an m.s.w. from Kansas University, is a trained life coach and a conference presenter on creativity and wellness. She enjoys working with clients to foster personal and/or professional growth and believes in the power of the creative process to enhance and achieve life’s purpose.