This exploration of monotype printing will be a hands-on class for artists and pilgrims of all levels, inviting you to embrace your creative process as well as your final prints. Each print made with the monotype process is unique; the plates that you send through the printing press can only be used once, and are open to a wide variety of artistic additions, such as colorful paper, watercolor pencil, and much more. By experimenting with the technique you will discover how to let go of control and let your work guide you.
As you explore your unique artistic process, following Thomas Merton’s description of the spiritual journey, you’ll find that:
“You do not need to know precisely what is happening, or exactly where it is all going,” but at the same time “recognize the possibilities and challenges offered by the present moment, and to embrace them…”
Alice Krieg is a traveler, sailor, and artist. She likes to go on adventures and document their effect on her. Alice graduated May 2016 from the University of the Arts with a BFA in Illustration, and has spent many of her days exploring Philadelphia, becoming inspired by the world around her. Alice grew up just outside Philadelphia in Schwenksville, Pennsylvania, and the urge to adventure has driven her life and art, painting up and down the East Coast.