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with Linda
Linda Goodman's International Monoprint Workshops
and Art Classes

in the San Francisco Bay Area and Italy!


Come visit Linda at her new studio
in Petaluma's
vibrant, West side 
warehouse district
!

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and directions to studio.
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Linda Goodman Foundry Wharf Studio Petaluma - 3  
A look at the etching press and a few painting/printing stations   

 
 Goodman Foundry Wharf Studio Petaluma - 6Goodman Studio Foundry Wharf Petaluma  
Skylights and high-beamed ceilings provide great light.
There's room for lots more painting/printing stations. And......
 
                      

....a whole other room for inking and lithography!
     
 

Make 2017 your year to take a class with Linda and start creating NOW!

Linda Goodman Oil Painting J in River

Linda Goodman's oil paintings "Jenny In the River," 48" x 72" (above)
begun at the Residency.

"Floating" (below), 55" x 65", exhibited at the Residency and in
the 29th
Emeryville Art Annual.




Schedule a Private View at Linda's Petaluma, California studio by appointment.
For more information email Linda, or join her mailing list .
We'd love to see you!





Linda Goodman's International Monoprint Workshops

in the San Francisco Bay Area and Italy!

Florence Old Bridge
Florence, Italy

San Francisco BaySan Francisco, California


Painter/ printmaker Linda Goodman is an adjunct instructor in printmaking at City College of San Francisco, and has taught classes extensively in the U.S. and abroad including the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois; University of Oregon, Eugene; Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA; San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, California; UC Berkeley; Berkeley,CA; University of Minnesota, Split Rock; San Francisco State University and Mills College, Oakland, California among others. Linda created the original "Printmaking in Florence" at SRISA in 1996, now called "Your Creative Sojourn in Italy: Printmaking in Florence" and presented at Il Bisonte International School of Art since 2004. She regularly conducts non-toxic monoprint and monotype art classes and workshops in the United States and abroad. Join her, and master printer Voorhees Mount, for Linda's 20th Italian Workshop, "Your Creative Sojourn in Itayl" in captivating Florence, to work in healthier monotype, monoprint, drypoint and chine collè (beginning to advanced levels).

Linda Goodman's work is in the Brooklyn Museum, New York; the Oakland Museum, California; the Library of Congress, Washington D.C. and other public and private collections. She earned her BA in Fine Art from Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, where she worked closely with her mentor, Nathan Oliveira in printmaking and drawing. She holds a Master of Fine Arts from Mills College, Oakland, working concurrently in lithography and etching with Tamarind master printer Kenilo Nanao and renowned printmaker Misch Kohn at CSUH. Linda's work is largely representational, wilth occasional forays into abstraction. Her drawing is squarely placed in the Bay Area Figurative tradition. Resumè  Artist's Statements.  On Printmaking.
ALL WRITING AND IMAGES ON THIS WEBSITE ARE COPYRIGHTED © 2008-2017 BY LINDA GOODMAN. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. REPRODUCTION, AND REPRINTING IN ANY FORM WITHOUT PERMISSION BY THE AUTHOR IS PROHIBITIED BY LAW. Contact Linda Goodman.

Monotype Workshops and Healthier Printmaking Art Classes*** Gift Certificates: click here!!***

USA: California
Healthier Monotype workshops and art classes
Critique Groups .
Call for details or email to register or pay with Paypal.
Sustainable Printmaking Practice in the San Francisco Bay Area
with Linda Goodman

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For Class & Workshop Details

Small private art classes featuring healthier printmaking methods with an emphasis on monotype workshops using an etching press. The artist's spacious and non-hazardous Petaluma studio is in the vibrant downtown Petaluma warehouse district, a safe, easily accessible area close to highway 101, walking distance from the Smart Trainand less than 1 hour north of San Francisco..
4 and 6-week ongoing classes in Monotype, Monoprint, Drypoint, Waterbased Monotype and Color Monoprint (oil-based). There are also intensive weekend and week-long workshops as noted below. Additional open lab time may be schedued. Inquire about discounts for registration in multiple or repeat classes. 
Health-conscious habits are stressed for minimal exposure to inks and solvents in ALL workshops.
Most workshops and classes are now taught with the latest water-based or -soluble etching and monotype inks. Monotype, monoprint and intaglio original prints are printed on her large freestanding Ettan intaglio press (pictured below). There is also an original Fuchs and Lang lithography press.

General Class Descriptions below. For more details click here or on class title below.

INTERNATIONAL :
To register for workshops go to registration page (click here) and/or leave a message in Dreambook below to be contacted with instructions for registration

"Your Creative Sojourn in Italy: Printmaking in Florence" — Linda Goodman with Voorhees Mount. Tba.
More than 2 concentrated weeks of healthier monotype printmaking and collage.
Live and work in the heart of Renaissance Florence at a noted international art workshop on the Arno River's "Left Bank." Color monotype, monoprint, drypoint and chine collè, and enjoy virtually unlimited attendance at most major Florence museums. Hands-on instruction, concentrated studio work, personal feedback, stimulating discourse and camaraderie. All levels. Health-conscious habits and water-based inks highlighted. Two-and-1/2-week intensive
. Optional guided walking tours (additional fee.). Fee includes workshop tuition, welcome meal, and many supplies.Housing, meals, airfare tours and entrance fees are additional. For complete details, including registration forms, click here.

FOR INFORMATION AND DETAILS ON FLORENCE WORKSHOP....
To receive a telephone consultation email
or sign Linda's confidential Dreambook.
To register and pay for Floren
ce workshop with credit card or Paypal, click here.

COMMENTS FROM STUDENTS:
"Brilliant! You Linda, the workshop, the facility, the whole thing." "The workshop was great — it was life changing."

—Lorraine H., Ric H., Quincy, Massachusetts

"I would recommend this program." — Rich G., Sunnyvale, California
"Florence is a magical place—the opportunity to create work there made it extra special.... Having you as a mentor truly made the experience stress free. Wonderful."
—Liz P. , Incline Village, Nevada
"Your workshop continues to be one of my fondest memories even after 15 years!"Gregory S, Santa Clara, California
"This was the best time I've had doing art. Everything was better than I anticipated."—G. W., Australia
"What did I enjoy most about this workshop? Linda's knowlege on printmaking and her enthusiasm, and the freedom to explore."—Vicky H., Australia


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CONTACT: If you just can't decide, email Linda with your phone number for a free consultation at:


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GIFT CERTIFICATES
Give the GIFT of a Creative Workshop or Individual Critique to a loved one or yourself! Visit the Registration page to purchase a gift certificate and let your loved ones choose the workshop that is right for them! Critiques start at $50/hour.


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California classes - 2017!
Health-conscious habits ALWAYS stress non-toxic or minimal ink and solvent exposure in all classes. ENROLLMENT LIMITED!!
To register for workshops with credit card or Paypal go to registration page - click here. Email for direct registration details: (Please type address yourself to avoid spam).
*All prices assume 4 person minimum/class or 3/workshop, or a supplement may be added.


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Healthier Monotype & Chine Collè Workshop
:
Saturday
ONLY
10:30 am - 4:30 pm. February 18, 2017
$175; includes inks & use of plates.
Tutored Lab, Sunday 12 - 4,
February 19, 2017
$60. (Must enroll in Saturday also.)

 
This in-depth, hands-on workshop combines collage’s rich formal and content possibilities with exquisite painterly and printerly effects of monotype.Use water-soluble inks. All levels.Print again the next afternoon under Linda's watch, for only $75 more! Click here for more details. To register for workshops with credit card or Paypal go to registration page - click here. Email for direct registration details: (Please type address yourself to avoid spam)




Monotype Mania — A Whole Lotta Monotype!
6-hour Tutorial for former students of Linda
Saturday 11:00am - 5:00 pm, Febuary 4, 2017

$100; includes water-soluble inks, plastic plate use.

Are you itching to get back to work and spend a day making monotypes and/or monoprints? Or perhaps feeling a little rusty and unsure of yourself? Or just miss Linda's fine eye, guidance and sense of humor? Linda opens her well-equipped studio and works in the studio alongside you and a few other printmakers, answers questions and gives feedback to help you actualize your ideas.Monotype/monoprint/chine colle. Experience necessary; you are a former student of Linda's. No formal demonstrations. Three person minimum. Additional open lab time available by arrangement.


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Healthier Monotype & Monoprint Class — Variations in Time:
Water-soluble inks: Thursdays 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
(
$285 + $25 lab materials fee.) Six-class sessions. Ongoing
Starts February 9, 2017


Direct and expressive, monotype joins the radiant qualities of prints with the spontaneity of painting including the beauty of watercolor washes. Monoprint allows for a permanent repeatable element like drypoint combined with one-of-a-kind effects. Explore the sequential possibilities of monotype to develop your image conceptually and formally. All levels.

Click here for more details.Pay with credit card at Paypal or pay direct to Linda.
Email for direct registration details:
(Please type address yourself to avoid spam)



Etching with chine colle; image of colt 45 and cowboy boot
Printmaking Tutorial:
Thursdays 1:30 - 5:00 pm

Four 3-1/2-hour sessions. (4 consecutive, $200 + lab materials.) Ongoing starting Feb. 9, 2017.
Are you a printmaker who wants to work on a project, but you need a little help figuring it out? Linda works in the studio alongside you and a few other printmakers, answers questions and gives feedback to help you actualize your ideas. No demonstrations.Experience necessary; usually you are a former student of Linda's. Three person minimum. Intaglio, monotype/monoprint, relief, and lithography included. Additional open lab time available by arrangement.To register for workshops with credit card or Paypal go to registration page - click here. Email for direct registration details: (Please type address yourself to avoid spam).



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Healthier Color Monotype Workshop - Water-soluble inks. Saturday and Sunday, 10:30 am - 4:30 pm. $250; includes use of inks & plates. Saturday only $175.

Febuary 11 &12 , 2017

Hands-on workshop in methods of manipulating various water-soluble inks on plates using an etching press to create unique print images. Demos both mornings. Click here for more details. To register for workshops with credit card or Paypal go to registration page - click here. Email for direct registration details: 8606 (Please type address yourself to avoid spam).



Open Lab
:
4 hours by Arrangement.
$200/per month for up to 5 labs in one month.
(Current students — when offered— $100 for up to 4 labs used during weekly class.)

Open lab by arrangement for past or current students only, approved by Linda. Supply fee: negotiable. Security deposit. Orientation fee. To register for workshops with credit card or Paypal go to registration page here.Email for direct registration details:
(Please type address yourself to avoid spam)


Jumpstart! Critiques
: Group critiques monthly.
First Monday of the month.

6:30 - 8:00 pm
$30 per critique/person. $75 for THREE (3) consecutive crits.

Put your work into a context, get constructive feedback and jumpstart your creativity. Benefit from discussion of what you and others are doing. Experience is necessary. Additional open lab time available by arrangement. Two person minimum. If there are more students we may start earlier and/or end later. 100% refund on first session if not satified. Individual critiques may be arranged. To arrange critiques in your studio, contact Linda. Individual criques: $50/hour (At Linda's studio.)
"The best critiques I remember having!" Karen Scherr, Berkeley, California


Individual critiques/consultationby arrangement $50/hour. Linda Goodman will focus her considerable critiquing talents on your work, give you personalized constructive critical and/or technical feedback, and help point you in a productive direction. One hour minimum. To register with credit card or Paypal go to registration page - click here. Email for direct registration details: (Please type address yourself to avoid spam). Click here for more details.



monotype_figure_female_modelMonotype and the Model 11 - 4 pm
($195; includes ink/plate use; model's fee.)

Tba.
Monotype—a painterly printmaking process using an etching press—lends itself easily to a direct engagement with the figure. Draw, paint and print from the live model then develop and transform your images. Linda will work in the studio alongside you. No demonstrations. Experience necessary in monotype — you must have studied with Linda before. Discount offered for registration in Color Monotype Workshop. (See below),

Linda Goodman Monotype figure
Discounted for Monotype and the Model Participants Color MT180/250,130/175:

Tba, 2017
Hands-on workshop in methods of manipulating various water-soluble inks on plates using an etching press to create unique print images. Click here for more details. To register for workshops with credit card or Paypal go to registration click here.Email for direct registration details: 8606 (Please type address yourself to avoid spam).


OTHER OPTIONS BY ARRANGEMENT
Workshops, art classes, critiques and studio work sessions may be arranged for 2 or more people, and privately as time allows, at my studio or possibly at yours. times/days listed don't work for you or for further information, please e-mail (Please type address yourself to avoid spam). Or sign dreambook.

DISCOUNTS
Take another workshop within three months at a 10% discount. Take a third workshop within 3 months for 15% off. Repeat the same weekend workshop within 6 months and receive 20% discount. Write for invoice to make payment or pay online and any discounts will be refunded to you upon receipt of payment, less transaction fees. These discounts only apply to workshops in Linda's studio which have at least 3 other students. 3% discount on repeated consecutive criGoodman_monotype_facetique group or ongoing weekly class.
Write for Paypal invoice to make payment or check details on registration page. Any discounts will be refunded to you upon receipt of payment, less transaction fees.
For more information e-mail:
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To see more of Linda Goodman's work click here.
To see Linda Goodman's resume click here

 

Your Creative Sojourn in Italy: Monoprint, Chine Colle and Monotype Printmaking — Linda Goodman with Voorhees Mount to be announced
Florence Cathedral
Join a select number of participants to study with noted printmaker/painter Linda Goodman in Florence — the flower of the Renaissance. Experience, first-hand, the heritage of Giotto, Brunelleschi, Leonardo, Michelangelo and hosts of artists who made Florence the most vital center of western culture for over a century. Classes, at an historic international school and workshop of graphic arts, offer an invigorating mix of concentrated instruction, discourse and hands-on studio work in Goodman's specialties of non-toxic monotype, drypoint and chine collè. For details
"Florence is a magical place—the opportunity to create work there made it extra special.... Having you as a mentor and guide truly made the experience stress free. It was a wonderful month."
—Liz P., Incline Village, Nevada

Linda Goodman - Bio
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Past Workshops (not currently offered.)
GreeceSummer 2005 & 2006

Walking with the Muse: Creative Journey in Monoprint in Greece with Linda Goodman. August 2005 & 2006.
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"Art workshops give me the shot of art vitamin I need. It was wonderful being here.!" — Judith B., New York, New York
"Great instruction. Service above and beyond." — John P., Houston, Texa
"Wow! Linda's critiques are outstanding... she is truly gifted. " — Sylvia V., Riverdale, New York
"This was the best time I've had doing art. Everything was better than I anticipated."— Gabrielle W., Australia


LINDA GOODMAN... A LITTLE INFO
San Francisco Bay Area California artist painter printmaker Linda Goodman was born in Chicago and lives in Oakland, California with a studio in Petaluma California. She exhibits her work — monotypes, etchings, lithographs, woodcuts, artist books, drawings, figure drawings, oil paintings and pastels — in California, Canada, Italy and other parts of the USA and abroad.She currently teaches art classes in California and Italy, with more workshops and tours under development.
She is the originator of "Printmaking in Florence", (now called "Your Creative Sojourn) taught first at Santa Reparata (SRISA) from 1996 - 2001 and now at Il Bisonte International School of Art, since 2004.

San Francisco - Oakland Bay BridgeWhat Linda Offers:

Small private art classes featuring non-hazardous printmaking methods, emphasizing monotype workshops, are offered in Linda Goodman’s nontoxic Petaluma studio. The studio is in the vibrant downtown wharf district, safe, easily accessible area by Smart Train or commute from Sonoma, Marin, San Francisco and Alameda counties. There are also classes in these subjects offered in Italy.
Goodman offeres monotype printmaking classes for every level in waterbased monotype and monoprint printmakingtechniques using health conscious processes including etching, drypoint, softground, collage, chine colle, painting, drawing, and journals or artist’s books. There are intensive weekend workshops and 4 and 6-week ongoing classes. Topics offered have included Monotype - Monoprint, Waterbased andwater-soluble oil-based Monotype and Color Monotype. Additional open lab time may be schedued. Inquire about discounts for registration in multiple or repeat classes.
Health-conscious habits are stressed for minimal exposure to inks and solvents in ALL workshops.

CONTACT: Email Linda at:
to arrange a free consultation
(To avoid spam, please retype the address above in your email to me.)
Or contact me through my dreambook.

* attributed to Mark Twain
  
Linda at the entrance to her studio at Chalk Hill Artist Residency, 2015
 
 
 
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