Explore drypoints, a centuries old intaglio-printmaking technique, in this two-day introductory-level workshop. Learn the fundamentals of creating a drypoint using plastic plates, how to properly ink the plate, printing press basics, and how to create an edition. Walk away with several small editions of original prints!
Students are responsible for providing their own supplies. View the supply list here.
Registration for February, April, and Summer vacation week classes ends at Noon the Friday before the class starts.
Before registering for classes, please review Program Information and Policies.
To order tickets by phone, call 1-800-440-6975 ($6 processing fee applies); no in-person ticket sales.
Due to the building’s historic architecture, the third-floor classrooms, 305A, 305B, 305D and 305E, are not wheelchair-accessible and must be accessed by stairs. Please let us know in advance if the student has limited mobility; we can make accommodations, including relocating the class to an accessible space.
To inform the Studio Art Class program of any access needs, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call our office at 617-369-3295.
About the Instructor
Maxine Greij is a Boston-based printmaker and aspiring glass artist who has been working at the MFA since 2016, where she has taught drawing and printmaking to a variety of age groups. Although she is primarily a relief printmaker, she has explored many printmaking techniques during her time as an undergrad, first at the Pratt Institute, then at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design, where she graduated in 2019 with a BFA in History of Art. She also works, and occasionally teaches, at Fiamma Glass Studio in Waltham, MA, and loves to combine her artistic interests, with glass artists and glass tools serving as the subject for many of her relief prints.