Printmaking at home
with a pasta machine

An ONLINE course by Colleen Corradi Brannigan

This class offers you the opportunity for creative use of a pasta machine used as a press for your printmaking experience, without leaving the comfort of your home!

A course designed for total beginners who want to learn printmaking and who do not have access to an expensive etching press.
It is also suiable for those who don't have good drawing skills, as there will be ways to transfer images EASILY for impressive artwork results.

From start to finish, you will learn different printmaking processes like monotyping, monoprinting, using botanicals, stencils, freehand painting, collagrahps and of course, drypoint!

As well as for miniature artwork, you can use a pasta machine to make greeting cards, artist books, paper decorations, jewellery etc.

Topics covered:
  • paper treatment/preparation before printing
  • ink types
  • modifying ink with oil and preparing ink
  • using rollers
  • creative use of stencils
  • eaasy ways to transfer an image to a plate
  • using pointed tools
  • how to ink up an intaglio plate i.e. an etched plate
  • how to use the pasta machine
  • problem solving
  • non-toxic clean up
  • creative ideas for further use

  • 15 and 16 October 2022
    Central European time: 1pm - 4pm

    cost USD 60

    - once booked, you will receive a list of materials plus a zoom link for the online course. In case you can't make it, you will be able to watch the recording in your own time.