Instructor: Joyce Silverstone
August 21 - 25
Instruction: 9am - 12pm
Open Studio: 1pm - 4pm (Mon-Thurs)

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Our subject will concern the visual patterns and forms in the natural world. The immense variety that nature creates emerges from the working and reworking of a few formal themes. Those limitations on nature bring harmony and beauty to the natural world. Flow, spirals, branching, cracking, crystals, packing, and meandering will be the focus of our study. We will record and interpret these patterns of growth using simple printmaking techniques. Transfer drawing, collagraph plates and relief plates will be approached in a monotype method. We will print with Akua Intaglio Inks and take full advantage of their ease of use and ability to layer colors, textures and lines with clarity.  


Joyce Silverstone is a graduate and traveling fellow of The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.  An active artist for more than 30 years, she exhibits her work in New York City and New England, and internationally in Cuba, London, England, Wales and Ireland. Joyce is affiliated with Zea Mays Printmaking, an artistic community/studio facility dedicated to teaching and practicing the use of environmentally safe materials, where she is a core faculty member. She was selected to be an Akua Ink Demonstration Artist, to advance safe and sustainable printmaking techniques.