The epic tale of the University of Wisconsin LaCrosse Printmaking Program. The Printmaking program is directed by Joel Elgin and features the odd collection of the many PrintFools who enroll, print and exist from semester to semester in the Shop of Tears.
Sunday, April 24, 2016
Saturday, April 16, 2016
Sunday, April 10, 2016
Etching and drypoint
Saturday, April 02, 2016
Your new BFF Evan Brown is the mystery printmaker who is currently exhibiting in the space age cases outside of the printshop.
Go to the Facebook page to read his answers to your questions and if you haven't watched the video on how he does what he does - do it!
Sunday, March 06, 2016
It's Mauricio Week PrintFools!
Mauricio was my Prof. This week he will teach you, so go to the links below:
That link up there will take you to his website now run by his sons, Phillip and Tomas.
Leave some words...
Sunday, February 28, 2016
As you know you will be printing shirts all day Monday. Remember safety is #3:
And to stay sharp on this odd week of a lost class/work day, go watch this video about sharpening those woodcut tools:
Sunday, February 21, 2016
Friday, February 12, 2016
Really Good Baby Printmakers!
Still Somewhat Good Adolescent Printmakers!
Be prepared little printmakers to follow this new guide. And prepared for new danger because while your sharp tools can cause damage and extreme shanking...
A new danger will change your lives and make your dreams come true. But don't over worry, as in all print processes, if you fall, you will rise.
Everyone check these links out:
Some additional guidance:
Grab your Morphine and watch the little video below...
Saturday, February 06, 2016
And LithoHeads to keep you from dying of boredom as you learn to print your rocks, I am introducing you to a new spiritual guide who will take you away to beautiful, hot islands...
Prints from Max Pechstein's travel suite to Italy and the South Sea Islands click the link below for more:
Stay tuned for more but leave a stinking comment!
Friday, January 29, 2016
A little Printmakerly history:
Starting in the East.
Diamond Sutra. Cave 17, Dunhuang, ink on paper
British Library Or.8210/P.2 AD 868.
click down there:
The earliest Printmaking Masters...
Remember that name... Pliny the Elder.
Better yet be:
Now, leave a comment and stay tuned to learn why Alberto is the last image.