Art of Monoprinting
This course will teach students the art of monoprinting. Monoprinting is a type of printmaking that is carried out by creating a base template of design using paint, depicting lines or images, which is then used to print the design onto another surface. This base template and the design can only be used once. In the instance of making changes to the design a new base template has to be created. Students undergoing this course will learn the do’s and dont’s of monoprinting to create original designs.
This course is dedicated to monoprinting. Students undergoing this course will learn to print different images or lines using acrylic paint onto a surface. This course will educate them about the materials required for monoprinting. Here on, students will be taught to first make the base template with a design, that can be an image or a pattern with lines, using acrylic paints. Students will then be taught the five different techniques brushing, scratching, layering, leafing and texturing to create different designs. Further on, the students will be taught the concept of positive monoprinting which applies to the technique of printing the complete design or image on a surface using a roller. After this, the students will learn the negative technique in monoprinting that applies to printing an image or design onto a surface and then removing paint from the desired spots on the design or image using cotton or other material to complete the design.
Other courses by Priyanka Agarwal related to Painting are (1) Basics of Coffee Painting, (2) Charcoal Painting, Coffee Painting & Zentangles, and (3) Mixed Mediums Painting | Watercolour Painting For Beginners | Tempera paints, Soft Pastel, Charcoal Pencil Paintings
About Priyanka Agarwal: Priyanka Agarwal’s name is synonymous with art. She is an artist in the true sense of the word. Earning a Post Baccalaureate from the prestigious San Francisco Art Institute in 2007 has only added to her repertoire and confidence. As someone who believes that art is a medium to express your inner-self and find yourself through this process, Priyanka has never been short of expression. Through the years she has expressed art through not just one medium but a variety of mediums in her own unique style. A style that has won her innumerable accolades and a beeline of admirers. She has showcased her work through umpteen solo as well as group exhibitions. Currently Priyanka owns and heads Studio Chhavi, which runs programs in arts and photography with the motto of helping individuals discover their inner selves through the medium of art
You will learn about monoprinting which is a method of printmaking, using acrylic paints. You will learn both positive relating to printing the complete image or design to create an art piece or negative which relates to removing paint from spots on the image or design to create a monoprint. You will get to learn five different techniques of creating designs through Brushing, scratching, layering, leafing and texturing. By the end of this course, students would have in hand their own individual monoprint creation.
Students enrolling for this course on ipassio have the advantage of getting introduced to or learn the intricacies of an art form, from an experienced exponent of the art. Long term courses deal with creating a strong foundation on a specific topic. The syllabus of a Long term course is predefined and ready before the commencement of the course. This gives students an understanding about the knowledge they will gain in the stipulated period of time, helping them in their planning and decision making. The persistent support from teachers enables the student to accomplish and achieve the desired result or outcome within the given timeframe. The class strength for short term courses, is limited to 3, ensuring that each student gets attention. A set of 5 individuals enrolling for a Long term course encourages learning from peers and social interaction. This course bodes good for students passionate about learning, setting them up for the long term or advanced level of learning.
Students get introduced to the unique method of print painting, that relies on printing an image over a surface just as it is done in press rolls. Monoprint being a quick and easy method of printmaking, students can create art pieces in a matter of hours. Besides the exposure provided in the course, it will also enable students to experiment with different paints and techniques to create unique designs or prints.
Students enrolling for this course will need to have the following things available with them:
Scratching tools and Dried leaves.
These sections are for individual students.
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