New to screenprinting? Fabric is a fantastic medium to print onto and can be translated into a great range of applications. This hands-on introductory class will provide instruction of the screenprinting process, specifically for fabric. You will learn about: sourcing printing equipment and materials preparing your personal artwork for screenprinting...
Sunday Jan 21st, 11am
Using relief printing techniques, students learn how to create a linocut relief print by creating an initial drawing, then transferring and carving it onto a linoleum block to be printed. Relief printing is the process of carving away material on a flat surface. The remaining surface is then “rolled” with ink and pressed onto paper to make a final...
Thursday Jan 25th, 6pm
Curious about screen printing? In this course, you will learn the fundamentals of screen printing from start to finish. Students will learn different methods of preparing images, transferring to the screen, and printing multiple layers with water-based inks to make an editions of beautiful art prints.
Thursday Jan 25th, 12:30pm
Interested in learning the basics of screenprinting or becoming certified in the screenprint studio? In this workshop, you will learn how to work independently in the darkroom and studio. Participants will learn the basics of preparing images, exposing screens, and printing with water-based inks.
We will learn how to produce monoprints through the use of gelatin plates instead of a printing press. We will experiment with homemade and commercial products that provide a gelatin-like surface for printing. Gel plates can be coated with acrylic paints and texturized to produce interesting textures and unpredictable surface effects. We will use stamps,...
In this course, students will explore lithography using photo-sensitive Aluminum Litho Plates. Students will explore creating hand-drawn and digitally produced photo positives, and learn proper exposure, development, and printing of Photo Litho Plates. The instructor will digitally print positives for students as part of class structure. Students will...
Sunday Jan 28th, 11am
Learn the basics of stone lithography, including: graining principles of drawing etching printing troubleshooting Participants will make one small edition of prints during class. Students with prior experience will be shown color, additive and subtractive stone reworking, and counteretching.
Saturday Feb 3rd, 10am
This course introduces students to a range of printmaking techniques. Students will learn fundamentals of relief printing in wood or linoleum, dry point and mono type. Black and white work is emphasized though students will be introduced to chin colle as a method of adding color to their prints.
Wednesday Jan 31st, 6:30pm
Learn how to print a repeat pattern on to a 4' x 8' piece of paper or fabric. Working in a tag team fashion with 48" x 36" screens, you and one other participant will learn how to take your design into a grid and carry out a sequence of a printed pattern. Prerequisite: Screenprint 101, Screenprinting on Fabric, or other screenprinting experience...
Saturday Feb 3rd, 10am
Enjoy the expressiveness and versatility of monotype printmaking. Monotypes are one-of-a-kind prints made by adding or removing ink from a plate which is then printed using a printing press. Additional layers can be created by adding other elements to the plate and passing it through the press one or more times, resulting in rich, multfaceted images....
Combine your design knowledge with vintage letterpress printing techniques and print your own designs using photopolymer plates! In this workshop you will learn how to take your designs from sketches to computer layouts to letterpress printed pieces. We will cover: basic press operation printing with photopolymer plates designing for letterpress...
Saturday Jan 27th, 10am
This workshop is a fun introduction for those new to encaustic, and those who seek to refine their skills. Diversity of learning is covered, including basic materials and techniques and safety issues. We will discuss supports, grounds, layering, scraping, fusing, transparencies, collage, image transfer, and combining encaustic with oil and other media. ...
Get started with letterpress! This workshop will cover the basics of letterpress printing with antique lead type on a Vandercook flatbed cylinder press. You will learn how to set type, operate a Vandercook press and clean the press. Each participant will set a few lines of text of their own choosing and print a small edition (10-15 prints).
Saturday Feb 3rd, 10am
Come explore the fascinating world of viscosity printing, a process which allows you to print three colors at once. Using simple materials, we will spend the first day of class making our collagraph plates. Once the plates dry overnight, the second day of class will be spent printing. This class is great for printmakers, but also for anyone who loves...
Saturday Feb 17th, 11am
Expand your painting skills with this ongoing class! You may choose to work in watercolor, acrylic, water mixable oils, pastel, oil pastel, mixed media, and/or printmaking. Receive personal instruction, critique, and guidance in an easy-going environment that encourages experimentation. All levels welcome!