Thursday, May 29, 2014

TRAHC’s 26th Annual Juried Exhibition


Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: National
City: Texarkana
State: Texas
Fee: $35.00
Entry Deadline: 6/18/14
Days remaining to deadline: 22

TRAHC’s 26th Annual Juried Exhibition is a juried exhibition celebrating local, regional, and national artists. The competition is hosted by the Texarkana Regional Arts and Humanities Council, an arts council located in Texarkana, Texas, and generously sponsored by E-Z Mart, Inc.
The exhibition is open to all artists 18 years and older in the disciplines of Computer Art, Drawing, Mixed Media, Painting, Print-making, Photography, and Sculpture. Selected work will be exhibited at the Regional Arts Center from July 11 – August 9, 2014.
Yates Collection Purchase Award…..$1000
Best of Show………………………….$1000
First Place………………………………$750
Second Place………………………..…$500
Third Place……………………………..$300
Fourth Place……………………………$200
Entries must by entered into, by Midnight, Wednesday June 18, 2014.

ArtCenter/South Florida Studio Residency Program SPRING 2014


Call Type: Residencies
Eligibility: International
City: Miami Beach
State: Florida
Fee: $40.00
Entry Deadline: 5/31/14
Days remaining to deadline: 4

ArtCenter/South Florida’s Studio Residency Program is ideal for artists who are committed to experimentation and innovation, seeking artistic & professional development, and are interested in being a part of and contributing to a dynamic community of local, national and international artists and creative thinkers. Located in the heart of South Beach on Lincoln Road, a commercial pedestrian mall, ArtCenter offers a unique residency experience in an urban, yet tropical setting. With a constant flow of visitors, ranging from beach lovers to art collectors, ArtCenter resident artists engage with the public on a regular basis. An ArtCenter residency offers opportunities for engagement and cross-cultural exchange with South Florida-based artists and audiences.

Friday, May 9, 2014

New product! Big etching grounds and videos

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ImagOnHD Reminder
It is getting to be that time of year again where the temperature starts to warm up.  This means that ImagOnHD will no longer be available on our website and you will need to call in your orders.  We will also be encouraging you to have your ImagOn Orders rushed so that it does not suffer any heat damage.  You can still order it online for a short time and have it shipped ground but you will need to hurry.
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BIG Etching Grounds
BIG Etching GroundGet your NON-TOXIC BIG Etching ground here at Takach Press.  Featured at this years SGCI conference.
It is available in RED or BLACK.
Want to watch a video to see how it works?  Click HERE
PURETCH printmaking film for photo etching copper plate in ferric chloride.This is the thinnest dry film photoresist available which yields the highest resolution etchable resist. This film is ideal for photo etching high resolution halftones and hand drawn line work on matte mylar or inkjet transparency. Puretch is a negative working film which means it is exposed with a positive. If an aquatint is required it can be applied traditionally over top of the developed film or with a separate exposure to an aquatint screen. Puretch laminates with distilled water and squeegee. Expose film with a UV point light for best results. The exposed film is developed in a 1% soda ash solution. Etch copper plates with ferric chloride. The film can be stripped from the etched plate with an alkali such as TSP and the plate can be reworked with any traditional process. Detailed instructions are included with film. Available in 24.75 inches wide x 10 feet long roll.
OUTLAW BLACK Tom Huck's Outlaw Black Relief Ink
Gamblin Artist Printmaking Inks are highly pigmented professional quality inks.
Tom Huck's Outlaw Black Now available at Takach Press
Relief Ink
1 lb Can

The official ink of Evil Prints, crafted for relief printmaking
Pigment: Carbon Black (pb 7), Bone Black (pbk 9)
Vehicle: Burnt Plate Oil
Lightfastness: 1
Drive-By Black Relief Textile Ink by Gamblin  
Gamblin Artist Printmaking Inks are highly pigmented professional quality inks.
 Drive By Black Relief Textile Ink is  Now available at Takach Press
Textile Relief Ink
1 lb Can

The official ink of Drive By Press, crafted for Textile Relief printmaking.
Pigment: Ferri-ammonium ferrocyanide (PB 27:1), Carbon Black (Pbk 7), Bone Black (pbk9), Complex silicate of sodium & aluminum with sulfer (PB 29)
Vehicle: Burnt Plate Oil
Lightfastness: 1
Happy PrintmakingTakach Press

How to use BIG etching ground videos