Monotype, Transfer and Layering Techniques

July 12 - July 16, 2024

Monotype, Transfer and Layering Techniques


Details Fee Breakdown:
Tuition: $770
Material Fee: $120

Come learn fundamental printmaking techniques for creating one-of-a-kind prints using monotype, transfer processes and layering. This workshop focuses on an intuitive, process-based approach to printmaking. We will create painterly images on plexiglass plates using water soluble crayons and watercolor and then learn how to transfer these images onto paper using a press. We’ll also experiment with layering using xerox transfers. Everyone will come away with several finished experimental prints to take home.This workshop is suitable for beginners with no prior experience required.

Workshops run from 9:00am to 5:00pm each day
Lunch is included for all participants

Level: Beginner and Beyond
Workshop Levels

Definitions of Skill Levels for Workshops

  • Beginner and Beyond: Introductory level course that presents basic knowledge of tools, materials and techniques and is geared towards first timers or those who want to improve and expand their technique. It takes time to build skills.
  • Advanced Beginner and Beyond: Instruction that assumes some familiarity with tools, materials and equipment. Includes reviews and builds on basic skill sets, allows for those with more experience to work at their own pace. Further development of fundamentals, participants have had at least one class or equivalent with professional instruction.
  • Intermediate: Course content that assumes a working knowledge of basic studio tools, materials and equipment necessary to accomplish the projects and techniques to be explored. Participants feel comfortable in the studio setting.
  • Intermediate to Advanced: Course content that requires a proficient working knowledge of studio tools, materials and equipment necessary to accomplish the projects and techniques to be explored in class.
  • Advanced: Assumes proficiency and advanced working knowledge of materials and studio tools and equipment so that the focus is on artistic narrative and/or technical development.
Ages: Adult



Angela Pilgrim

Angela Pilgrim is a multidisciplinary printmaker and visual artist. Her art has been featured in prestigious publications such as The Creative Independent and The Getty Archives. Her contributions to the art world extend beyond print, as she has also been actively engaged in guest residencies and lectures across the nation. Her work is held in both public and private collections both nationally and internationally, including the Newark Public Library, Petrucci Family Foundation Collection of African American Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Pilgrim’s participation in group exhibitions is noteworthy, particularly her inclusion in Black Histories, Black Futures at the Museum of Fine Arts,  Boston Printmakers North American Print Biennial and Gadsden Museum of Art. Additionally, she serves as a board member of Frontline Arts in Branchburg, New Jersey. Her contributions to the artistic community have been recognized through numerous grants and awards, including the Newark Artist Accelerator Grant in 2020, Peters Valley School of Craft on behalf of The New Jersey Arts and Culture Renewal Fund of the Princeton Area Community Foundation, Newark Arts Community Grant (NACG)  and the 2023 Creative Catalyst Grant from Newark Arts. Angela Pilgrim currently resides and works in New Jersey.

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