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Clay Monoprints WorkshopNorwalk, CTCopyright Adair Heitmann 2013 1By Adair W. Heitmann
Printmaking studioCopyright Adair Heitmann 2013 2
Technique• Artist Mitch Lyons developed a method to makemonoprints/monotypes by adding colored clayslips, not ink, to a sl...
Making the clay matrixCopyright Adair Heitmann 2013 4
Drying the clay matrix outdoorsCopyright Adair Heitmann 2013 5
Artist, Mitch Lyons, teacherCopyright Adair Heitmann 2013 6
Fellow artistsCopyright Adair Heitmann 2013 7
An artist at playCopyright Adair Heitmann 2013 8
Beautiful space to workCopyright Adair Heitmann 2013 9
Happy student with MitchCopyright Adair Heitmann 2013 10
Artists workingCopyright Adair Heitmann 2013 11
Pulling a printCopyright Adair Heitmann 2013 12
Fun with textures and clay slipsCopyright Adair Heitmann 2013 13
Ready to printCopyright Adair Heitmann 2013 14
Tools of the trade & making pastelsCopyright Adair Heitmann 2013 15
Homemade pastelsCopyright Adair Heitmann 2013 16
All done - the remains of the dayCopyright Adair Heitmann 2013 17
GratitudeCopyright Adair Heitmann 2013 18
“I don’t work with perfect.” –Mitch Lyonswww.mitchlyons.comCenter for Contemporary Printmakingwww.contemprints.orgCopyrigh...
For more information about artist, writer,and speaker Adair Wilson Heitmannwww.adairheitmann.com websitewww.creativityandw...
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Clay monoprints workshop

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Art made fun in a two day printmaking workshop, given by Mitch Lyons at the Center for Contemporary Printmaking. Artist and writer, Adair Heitmann, wrote all about it in her Creativity and Wellness blog. creativityandwellness.wordpress.com

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  1. 1. Clay Monoprints WorkshopNorwalk, CTCopyright Adair Heitmann 2013 1By Adair W. Heitmann
  2. 2. Printmaking studioCopyright Adair Heitmann 2013 2
  3. 3. Technique• Artist Mitch Lyons developed a method to makemonoprints/monotypes by adding colored clayslips, not ink, to a slab of wet clay (matrix).• The clay slips are mixed with permanentpigments to achieve brilliant colors.• Textures and stencils are added.• Damp paper is placed over the design and rolledwith a wooden rolling pin.• The results are incredibly sophisticated.Copyright Adair Heitmann 2013 3
  4. 4. Making the clay matrixCopyright Adair Heitmann 2013 4
  5. 5. Drying the clay matrix outdoorsCopyright Adair Heitmann 2013 5
  6. 6. Artist, Mitch Lyons, teacherCopyright Adair Heitmann 2013 6
  7. 7. Fellow artistsCopyright Adair Heitmann 2013 7
  8. 8. An artist at playCopyright Adair Heitmann 2013 8
  9. 9. Beautiful space to workCopyright Adair Heitmann 2013 9
  10. 10. Happy student with MitchCopyright Adair Heitmann 2013 10
  11. 11. Artists workingCopyright Adair Heitmann 2013 11
  12. 12. Pulling a printCopyright Adair Heitmann 2013 12
  13. 13. Fun with textures and clay slipsCopyright Adair Heitmann 2013 13
  14. 14. Ready to printCopyright Adair Heitmann 2013 14
  15. 15. Tools of the trade & making pastelsCopyright Adair Heitmann 2013 15
  16. 16. Homemade pastelsCopyright Adair Heitmann 2013 16
  17. 17. All done - the remains of the dayCopyright Adair Heitmann 2013 17
  18. 18. GratitudeCopyright Adair Heitmann 2013 18
  19. 19. “I don’t work with perfect.” –Mitch Lyonswww.mitchlyons.comCenter for Contemporary Printmakingwww.contemprints.orgCopyright Adair Heitmann 2013 19
  20. 20. For more information about artist, writer,and speaker Adair Wilson Heitmannwww.adairheitmann.com websitewww.creativityandwellness.wordpress.com bloghttps://twitter.com/AdairHeitmannhttp://www.linkedin.com/in/adairheitmannThank you.Copyright Adair Heitmann 2013 20
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