"Fiori Bianchi" Encaustic, oil stick, Cyanotype.  22"x30". 2020.
PRIVATE INSTRUCTION 
As your instructor my goal is to offer knowledge, support and encouragement to help you discover and deepen your relationship with your art making.  As needed, I promise to incite, provoke, coax, soothe and encourage your innate skills, intuition and intellect.  I will protect, acknowledge and honor your journey for the Sacred passage it is. 
We are art makers, explorers and wanderers, each of us on our unique and perfect path.  Whether our ideas are clear, concrete or open-ended, we will set a course and go.
My classes provide practical information and essential techniques for complete introductory to advanced instruction.  Classes can include working with encaustic (hot) wax, cold wax, photo encaustic, creating digital imagery, printmaking, cyanotype, principles for adding mixed media.   My studio is equipped with a Canon Pro-10 printer.  
Personalized Instruction:  $190 for two hours.  Add $55/ additional person.  
Add $75 /each hour.    
Beginning, Advanced and Personal Projects:  
$275 for 3 Hours, add $50 for each additional person. Includes instruction and all materials.  ​​​​​​​
FALL 2021 WORKSHOPS

Saturday, October 30th, 10:00 – 4:00
Led by Michael S. Miller and Catherine Trapani of Visions.

A step by step workshop to learn how to make a Cyanotype print.  This workshop will include a keynote presentation  on the history of Cyanotype, a 170 year old photographic printing process 
that produces distinctive prints. Examples of historic and contemporary Cyanotype prints, discussion and overview to various print papers.
Each student will make two prints. We will provide printing paper, chemistry, negatives, pressed flowers/plants and class notes.
Be prepared for thrills and excitement as you watch your images develop and appear!
Belmar Arts Center, Belmar, NJ
$200 - BAC members/ $245  - non BAC members
$20 Lab Fees payable day of to instructor



Saturday, December 11th.  9am- 4pm
Led by Michael S. Miller and Catherine Trapani of Visions.
In this hands on workshop, students will learn to create their own cyanotype negative, how to coat paper, and print their images. Includes a keynote presentation by Michael S. Miller and Catherine Trapani discussing good negatives and resulting prints, and an overview of Cyanotype history.
All students must bring a laptop with images to create their own negatives with Michael’s guidance. Students will mix and coat paper for two prints, and experience the satisfaction and excitement of watching their images appear.

Belmar Arts Center, Belmar, NJ
$250 - BAC members/ $275  - non BAC members
$20 Lab Fees payable day of to instructor.

Saturday, December 5th.  10am-1 
Create your own unique silk scarf for holiday gift giving!
Using photo negatives or pressed flowers, students will make a stunning silk scarf.   A white silk scarf measuring 11” x 60”, Cyanotype instruction and negatives/pressed flowers will be included. Students can also bring their own negatives and materials for printing.

Belmar Arts Center, Belmar, NJ
$150 (BAC members)
Lab Fees $20 payable day of workshop.

Still Life in Cyanotype
Led by Michael S. Miller and Catherine Trapani of Visions.
In this workshop we will photograph an in-studio still life, create a negative to make Cyanotype prints.
Your instructors will set up a still life and students can bring their own objects, to set up a second still life.  Students will photograph one or both of these arrangements to create their final Cyanotype image.
Michael will guide students through the process of producing a cyanotype negative.  Catherine will then take students through all of the steps needed to create a Cyanotype print.
All students must bring a laptop to create their own negatives with Michael’s guidance. Students will mix and coat paper for two prints, expose them and experience the satisfaction and excitement of watching their images appear.
Led by Michael S. Miller and Catherine Trapani of Visions.

Belmar Arts Center, Belmar, NJ




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