Hand print workshops

 

What a difference an eye makes!  I printed these ocean perch on silk and painted in the eye with a brush afterwards.  You too can learn to print with fish and leaves at two nature printing workshops right now at the Smithsonian Associates art studios here in Washington, DC.

I’ll be teaching the Japanese Art of Gyotaku on Saturday January 25, and  Fabric Printing With Natural Materials on Sunday, March 1.   If these classes sell out, I will be teaching them again in April/May 2020.

You’ll be printing from real fish using Japanese rice paper in the Gyotaku class, and will take home 3 to 5 prints.  In the fabric printing class, you’ll start by printing on muslin, but you will take home a printed bag and, if you bring a cotton or silk shirt to class, you can print on that too.   Contact me with any questions and hope to see you there!

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WATERCOLOR PRINTED LEAVES

fierston watercolor print 1

NEW CLASSES AT THE SMITHSONIAN ON ZOOM

White line Woodcuts

 sold out for March 2021! 

But it’s coming back this summer, check this space or the Smithsonian Associates catalog for the exact date and time.

Gyotaku: The Japanese Art of Printing with Fish

 May 8, 10 -1 PM

Gyotaku Hawaiian Style 

If you’ve taken the first class, come on back and learn how to add color to your prints!

May 15, 10 – 1PM

Handprints: Printing on Fabric with Natural Materials

June 5, 10 – 1 PM

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LOOKING AHEAD TO THE FUTURE

Nature monotypes and hand printed clothing at the Marblehead Arts Association juried show.

Nature leaves shirt

Opening postponed. You’ll find the Marblehead Arts Association in the Hooper Mansion, 8 Hooper St.  Marblehead, MA

 

CURRENTLY SHOWING AT

Happy Isles Art | Yosemite National Park,  California

Yosemite Art and Nature Center