Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Harold Garde Strappo Demonstration at UW

Harold Garde demonstrates how to remove a Strappo print from the glass plate.

Ginne Madsen gets her first look at her firt Strappo print.

Florida artist and UW alumn Harold Garde developed a print transfer process called Strappo.  Working with acrylic paint, a glass plate, and gesso, an image is painted and transferred onto paper.  During his 3-day residency at the Art  Museum in conjunction with his 50-year retrospective exhibition, Garde conducted a workshop to demonstrate the process to students and local artists. 

Harold Garde. painting. 50 years. is on view at the UW Art Museum through August 21, 2010.

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