Drypoint Printmaking for Beginners, Vivaldi & Posh Nosh, February 27


Title: Drypoint Printmaking for Beginners, Vivaldi & Posh Nosh


Date: Thursday, February 27, 2020


Time: 6pm to 8pm, 2 hours


Cost: $75

For each of my workshops I have one space set aside for Pay What You Can. Please contact me direct at kadiesalfi@gmail.com and let me know what you can afford. 


Location: Kadie Salfi's Studio at 1201 North Tioga Street next to the Flower Shop Cafe.


Description: Learn how to make an 8" x 10" drypoint print (image/plate size 4" x 6") using an etching needle, drawing on a zink plate, inking and wiping the plate and running it through an etching press. 


Level: Beginner, 14 and up


What to bring: Clothes that can get dirty. We will be printing with oil based etching ink. Sketches or ideas. 


What you will learn: The basics of drypont printmaking, how to draw on a plate, ink a plate, wipe a plate, prepare paper to print, how to use an etching press. You must be okay to get your hands dirty, we will be hand wiping our zink plates.


What you will go home with: One 4" x 6" zink plate, four 8" x 10" prints of the same image (plate/image size is 4" x 6"), knowledge, joy and a happy belly.


Food: I will have food to nosh on, sparkling water and juice.


Instructor: Kadie Salfi: Born in Burlington, Vermont in 1972, Salfi studied Printmaking, Photography and Sculpture at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and spent two years at Gemini G.E.L. in Los Angeles, where she printed editions of original graphics for such contemporary masters as Rauschenberg, Celmins, and Johns.


Salfi has taught drypoint, etching, photo etching, intro to screen printing,  photo screen printing, cyanotype, drawing and more at Saint Michaels College in Vermont, San Francisco Waldorf High School in San Francisco, The Ink Shop in Ithaca, The Foundry Workshops, Ithaca and out of her various studios over the last twenty five years. 


Salfi maintains a steady studio practice in Ithaca, New York and has held numerous solo exhibitions on both coasts, including A.I.R. Gallery (Brooklyn), Corners Gallery (Ithaca), Mark Wolfe Contemporary Art (San Francisco), and BCA Center (Burlington). Her work has been discussed in Of Note Magazine, The Cornell Daily Sun, Chapter89 Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, and Artscope.


Cancellations: Please note that the workshop runs only when there are enough numbers to cover costs.


Cancelled bookings will receive a full refund (minus Paypal/bank processing fees) if cancellation is notified within 8 days of the workshop date.


Any cancellations 3 to 7 days before the workshop date will forfeit 50% of the cost of the workshop as well as the cost of Paypal processing/refund fees.


2 days notice and under will forfeit the whole cost of the workshop.


Every effort will be made to ensure you can be accommodated at another workshop date if you are unable to attend your booked date and notify us within 8 days of the booked workshop date.