Worth Knowing: Photo Lithography class coming to Two Rivers Printmaking Studio
With Michael Smoot
Saturday and Sunday, June 23 – 24, 10am – 4pm
$350 plus materials fee
This workshop will demystify the production and printing of photo-lithographic plates. It will cover the manipulation of digital imagery and photographs as well as the use of traditional drawing materials to create high quality films. The workshop will also include a review of best practices for lithographic printing.
Michael Smoot completed Tamarind Institute’s Professional Printer Training Program in 2007 and has worked at a number of professional fine art print studios including Atelier Towson, The Experimental Print Institute, Tamarind Institute, and Landfall Press. He has given lectures and demonstrations on printmaking at Towson University, Goucher College, East Carolina University, Southeast Missouri State University, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, Georgia State University, and Valdosta State University and has assisted with lectures at the University of Maryland, Syracuse University, and the University of Toledo. In addition, he has worked with numerous art-related community organizations in his hometown of Baltimore, Maryland, including Art with a Heart, School 33, and Bright StArts. Smoot currently lives in southern Vermont and is the printmaking studio technician at Bennington.
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