WE ARE NOW OFFERING THIS WORKSHOP TWICE A MONTH
Monoprinting is a playful, exploratory process requiring neither a press nor a background in art
On a plate of gel or plexiglass, images are made with paint, rollers, sponges, netting, leaves or anything else which might create an interesting pattern. The focus is not upon the finished work but upon the experience of discovery and making art.
In the workshop, after two or three hours, the group gathers to discuss what has been created. The purpose of the discussion is to help each person recognize the beauty in their work. Or, in the words of Ann O’Hanlon, our purpose is “to look upon a seemingly random work of our own with interest” and with “the same fulfillment… experienced on an unknown wilderness trail.”
Schedule Note: June 18 will be the last workshop for the summer.
Monoprinting workshop will return in the Fall on Sept 17, 2023.
$55, $44 OHCA members,
$10 materials fee paid to instructor at day of class
7 people MAX (online registration closes at 3:00pm the prior Friday)
Participants must be fully vaccinated and wear masks.
ART DETAIL: JANET GREENWOOD
About Candis Cousins
Candis Cousins first came to the Center in 1972. Ann O’Hanlon was alive and at that time the Center was called ‘Sight and Insight.’ On Candis’ first day, Ann’s suggestion for working was this: “Every decision you make, try to make the wrong decision.”
In 2002, Candis returned to OHCA to join the mono printing group led by Cayen Robertson and Karen Cox. In her own work, Candis tries to keep moving forward without a plan, just to see what comes.
“It is such an invigorating, soul-finding experience to facilitate this workshop. A love-fest, a laugh-fest on the high seas of creativity!”