A Virtual Workshop!


Trace monotype is a versatile, low-tech method of image transferring that combines the qualities of printmaking with the immediate, direct nature of drawing.  Perfect for printing without a press, this technique is characterized by expressive, fuzzy lines and tones.  In this workshop, students will learn about the simple tools and methods needed for printing at home.  We will explore a variety of mark making, layering and texturing techniques, and will even learn how to print ghosts.


Registration closes January 16, 2021 to allow time for students to purchase their materials. With your registration you'll receive the full materials list (with helpful links) to purchase your items, any helpful handouts about the process, as well as a quick 1-page "how-to" on downloading and using the Zoom video app.


PLEASE NOTE: All workshops will be recorded for Pyramid Atlantic's private use to better optimize our programming and share as examples for funders. You may mute your microphone or turn off your camera if you do not wish to be recorded.

Zoom+Make: Trace Monotypes; Jan 26; 7-9pm

    • Date & Time: Tuesday, January 26, 7-9pm EST via Zoom (invitation link will be sent to registrants before the event)
    • Instructor: Niki Parker
    • Materials: At registration, students will receive the full materials list (with any helpful links) to purchase supplies. The list includes:
      - Plexiglass, glass or acetate
      - Variety of paper (experiment with different thicknesses and textures!)
      - Akua Intaglio ink
      - Soft rubber brayer
      - Palette knife
      - Newsprint
      - Masking Tape
      - Wooden spoon/spatula or barren
      - Drawing tools (pencil, stick, brush, anything firm and pointed)
      - (optional) Images or drawings to trace
      - (optional) Other texturing tools like plastic combs, stamps, stiff paintbrushes, etc. 
      - All-purpose cleaner, soap and water for cleanup
      - Rags and gloves for cleanup

Pyramid Atlantic is grateful for the support of:


301.608.9101  |  4318 Gallatin Street, Hyattsville, MD 20781

HOURS (Starting July 1, 2020):

Wednesday–Thursday 10am–8pm

Friday–Saturday 10am–6pm
Sunday 12pm–5pm

Closed Monday and Tuesday

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