July 7-8 Printmaking for Oil Painters Workshop w/ Carolyn Letvin

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July 7-8 Printmaking for Oil Painters Workshop w/ Carolyn Letvin


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Printmaking for Oil Painters

Instructor: Carolyn Letvin

Dates: Saturday, July 7, 12:00 noon – 4:00 pm & Sunday, July 8, 12:00 noon – 4:00 pm

Level: Intermediate to Experienced

Class Maximum | 12

This two-day workshop will cover the process of taking a basic printmaking process into the field. Using your current oil painting supplies and some simple tools, you can create beautiful, unique prints. By adding this technique to your painting repertoire, you will open opportunities to be able show with organizations like Boston Printmakers and the Monotype Guild of New England. Each day will include classroom time for demonstration and critique as well as time for printing outside the studio. Please bring your usual oil painting supplies. This workshop is open to intermediate and experienced oil painters. If there is inclement weather, we will work from photos and looking out the windows at Cape Cod Art Center.

Supply List:


  • Your usual collection of oil paints, brushes, palette, paper towels and solvents
  • Galkyd Slow Drying Medium
  • Cat food or tuna can to hold Galkyd medium
  • .10 Plexiglass or copper sheets in your choice of sizes for painting surfaces
  • .10 Plexiglass for base – bigger than your largest plate
  • Acetate sheet for taping to plexiglass base
  • Bin or baking pan to hold water
  • Substantial archival paper: Arches Rives BFK, 300 lb. weight (soaked in water)
  • Various implements for paint removal, such as Q-tips and rubber-tipped color shapers
  • Rubber rollers
  • Palm press or wooden spoon




Carolyn Letvin is a resident of Plainville, Massachusetts. She has exhibited in the New England area since 1990. She is an accomplished landscape painter and also creates stylized feline and farm animal imagery. She works on-site, from photographs and memory.


She has won many awards through the years, including the Top Award at the 18th Annual Faber Birren National Color Award Show, an Honorary Mention/Sakura Award from the United Pastelists of America/Oil Pastel Association and a second place in the 2014 Blanche Ames National Juried Exhibition. Her most recent award is from Concord Art’s Members Juried 2 Exhibition where she received the prestigious Nancy T. Baldwin Drawing Award. Currently, her work can be seen at Galatea Fine Art in Boston, MA, Lauren Clark Fine Art in Great Barrington, MA, Hudson Art & Framing in Hudson, MA, and Gallery Wright in Wilmington, VT. She is on the board of the Monotype Guild of New England.


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