Nature Printing with Sarah Shepley


Saturday, August 17 | 9:30am-4pm

$95 = $70 Tuition + $25 for materials

Teacher: Sarah Shepley

Using soft geli plates and “open”  acrylic paint  , students  will explore the many uses of printing with  natural flora. From Ginkgo leaves to European ginger and cardinal climber vine , we will have a host of textures  to work from ( Sarah’s husband is a gardener and has a nursery full of perennials etc.) Students are welcome to bring in material to share.

Demonstrations will be given throughout the day on the various ways of printing with the natural materials  including a final demo on  making cards where students will print directly on heavy paper to make a 4x6 or 5x7 card. no experience necessary, all materials included.

Sarah Shepley is a full time artist and chaplain. She teaches bookmaking and printmaking throughout Maine and has recently begun a project in Ecuador, teaching art an an orphanage in Cuenca . She has been working with Geli plates for over 5 years and has developed a few distinct techniques.

For $15 a catered lunch by Cafe Nomad will be provided. This includes a sandwich, chips, pickle and a cookie. We will have a variety of beverages to choose from as well. Please specify your food preferences during the next step if you are interested.

PLEASE NOTE: lunch is not included in the class price and you will be charged the day of the class.

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-You must sign up by the deadline by paying full class fee.

-This class must have at least 5 students to run. (This number might vary for guest teachers)

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