Natalie Andrewson, one of the RisoLAB's Artists In Residence from Fall 2016, will lead this workshop.
You'll learn the basics of Risograph printing and choosing the best color combinations to best suit your project needs. With the simple line drawing you bring, we'll add spots of color in fun, overlapping shapes so you can get an idea of what your line drawing will look like with shades of Risograph color on top. We'll also be exploring printing settings that can make your image look like an old newspaper or a mock screen print. All of these drawing and color experiments will each go on a small section of an 11x17 print so you can go home with a cheat-sheet of all the Risograph colors available at the RisoLAB and their combinations. With everyone's color combos and different styles, you'll get a fresh idea of what you can create on the Risograph and you'll never have to guess which colors you'd like for a project again.
Please bring a black and white line drawing on a thumb drive or send it to email@example.com.
Natalie Andrewson is an illustrator and cartoonist from North Carolina, currently living in Brooklyn, New York. She's worked with clients from all over the illustration industry including The New York Times, The New Yorker, Polygon, Chronicle Books, Penguin, American Greetings and BOOM! Studios. She's been published by PEOW Studio and is currently working on a graphic novel adaptation of the original Nutcracker story for First Second. She self-publishes comics and prints at the RisoLAB and likes to show work across the world at comic conventions like TCAF, SPX, ELCAF and Kaigai Manga Festa.