Life Drawing Group

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Rather than meeting every Wednesday, our Drawing Group will meet every 2nd and 4th Wednesday. However, this schedule will change at times, particularly as we navigate the holidays.

A reminder that the Life Drawing Group DOES NOT meet today, October 31st. However, we WILL meet next week on November 7th. I know that the 7th isn’t a 2nd or 4th Wednesday, but, I didn’t realize when I designated the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month, that this would occasionally leave us without drawing for three Wednesdays in a row sometimes. Drawing back-to-back Wednesdays once in a while is more preferable than this. In the month of November we will draw on the 7th, 14th and the 28th. Such scheduling aberrations make it important that I have your email address so I can keep people posted.

Thanks to Kaylah who modeled for us last week. She did a great job and hopefully will return soon. Thanks to Jake, Marcie and Margaret… new artists who joined us for the first time last week.

The incomparable Chloe has an opening in her busy schedule and will be modeling for us on the 7th. I hope you will be able to join us.

Be safe out there as you trick and treat. Have your parents check your haul and pace yourself. Don’t eat it all in one sitting.

See you soon.

Paul G.

New Equipment: A Generous Gift

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Tholepin Press and Studios at 210 Elm Street, Toledo OH was recently the recipient of some of the late Carolyn Autry Elloian’s printmaking equipment including inks, brushes, felts, acids, grounds, rosin, etc. 
…BUT,  most especially her new aquatint box.

Carolyn Autry's Aquatint Box

Carolyn’s meticulous aquatints are PERFECTION!! The aquatint box was made by the Polymetaal Co. in the Netherlands and is a wonderful addition to our shop. For those of you who were students of Mr. Elloian’s and knew his amazing wife, I don’t have to explain to you what an honor this is. For those of you who never had the cherished experience, no explanation is adequate. Master Printmakers and Master People of the highest order.
I am most grateful to Mr. Peter Elloian for his cosiderable generosity! It will be put to great use, and, thoughts and ispiration of the Elloians will be ever present. 

Where Is Tholepin?

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Formerly Water Street Printmakers, Tholepin Press is on the North side of Downtown Toledo between Summit and The Maumee River at 210 Elm Street. We’re on the 4th floor. All the way up.

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Regarding the mailing list. Many of you have responded and are already on it. In fact, the MailChimp system will check the form (to the right) and see if you’re already in there. Because if you’re not. We want you.

For general queries, please use the contact form over here.

Thank you. More soon.