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Printmaking Without a Press workshop at SHY RABBIT

Registration is currently open for the July session of introductory Printmaking without a Press 1 at SHY RABBIT Contemporary Arts.

No previous experience necessary. Dates and times as listed below.

Class size is kept small for individualized attention and advanced learning.

A participant of a recently held printmaking workshop commented: “Thanks again for such a stimulating and fun art experience this weekend!”

Intermediate and advanced levels of Printmaking without a Press are also available for students that would like to continue forward.

Call 731-2766 or e-mail shyrabbit01@aol.com if you are interested. Pre-registration is required.

WORK-Shops @ SHY RABBIT are held in one of two spacious and comfortable 1,000 square-foot mixed media studios, and are instructed by professional artist D. Michael Coffee.

Coffee has been teaching these classes since their inception in 2007, and continues to draw in new and repeat students from throughout the country. 

Printmaking without a Press I

This introductory printmaking course will take place on Saturday and Sunday, July 7 and 8, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. both days.

Course fee: $235; includes all necessary course materials, inks and paper.

Printmaking without a Press utilizes a unique hand-pressed printing process called “Reductive Ink”™, designed and developed nearly 25 years ago by D. Michael Coffee.

Participants will be introduced to the basics of this unique printmaking technique, and will learn how it can replicate traditional printmaking processes without the use of harmful chemicals or expensive printmaking presses.

Students are provided with a materials list and are encouraged to advance at their own pace by practicing this remarkable printmaking technique in the privacy of their own home.

Printmaking without a Press 1 is also designed for those with traditional printmaking experience and is geared to enhance existing skill levels in preparation for intermediate and advanced classes, if desired.

Coffee’s monotypes have been shown in numerous group and solo exhibitions throughout the country and are included in dozens of national and international private and public corporations.

For additional information on Coffee’s work, and to view his biography and resume, please visit www.dmcarts.com.

For a full course description or for more information regarding these or any of the workshops offered at SHY RABBIT, visit www.shyrabbit.com/Workshops.html.

For space availability or to register, contact Denise Coffee by calling 731-2766. All major credit cards accepted.

Online registration is also available for all workshops at www.shyrabbit.com/RegistrationWorkshops.html.

For more information on SHY RABBIT, visit www.shyrabbit.com.

SHY RABBIT Contemporary Arts; Gallery, Studio & Workshops is located at 333 Bastille Drive in uptown Pagosa Springs, two blocks north of U.S. 160, off of North Pagosa Boulevard, west of the City Market complex.

The 4,000 square-foot arts facility houses a ceramic studio and fine art gallery, two mixed-media workshops and two large exhibition spaces.

SHY RABBIT is currently open daily, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at no charge. Ample parking is available in front of the building.

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