Past Workshops

Coptic Stitch | Ian McCoy

$180 non-associates / $153 associates ($30 for materials)

Sat,  3/7  10am-4pm
Sun, 3/8  10am-4pm

Coptic Stitched, decorative exposed spine binding lies perfectly flat when open, is very attractive and can be made with hard or soft covers.

The class is open to all levels of book makers. Bring an open mind, specific things you would like to bind and some decorative materials to incorporate. There will be some provided as well.


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Paste Paper - Wrapping Paper | Christa Wolf

Saturday, 12/7  10am-3pm   

$45 non-associates / $38 associates ($20 for materials)  

We will try different techniques to create a variety of designs and drawings on paper using a simple, non-toxic approach that can easily be brought back to your home. Use the paper you make in this class for wrapping gifts for the holidays!

 

 


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Intro to Intaglio | Julianne Hunter

Sat 11/16 10 am - 4 pm 

Sun 11/17 10 am - 4pm

$180 non-associates / $153 associates ($45 materials)

In this 2-day workshop, we will focus on developing intaglio prints from copper plates. We will go over the basic techniques of line etching with ferric chloride, drypoint (directly scribing into the copper), plate preparation and printing.  Learning proper press set-up and safe operation techniques will allow students to become confident in this process, beginning to end. Attendees can expect to create a unique edition of proofs and prints and experiment with different types of paper. No prior experience is required. 

 

 


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Basic Book Structures | Christa Wolf

Basic Book Structures | Christa Wolf

Sun 10/13 10am - 3pm

$75 non-associates / $64 associates (+$35 materials)

Books are containers, holding drawings, words, and information. In this class you will fold, cut, score, tear, and stitch your way to your own unique book. The workshop will focus on the following book structures: The Instant Book, Accordion, Pamphlets, Flag, Combination Books and techniques on how to make pockets, tunnels, and basic pop-ups. This is an ideal class for both book arts beginners and experienced individuals looking for a fresh approach.

 

 

 


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Paste Paper | Christa Wolf

Paste Paper | Christa Wolf

Saturday, 10/12 10am - 1pm 

$45 non-associates / $38 associates ($20 materials)

We will try different techniques to create a variety of designs and drawings on paper using a simple, non-toxic approach that can easily be brought back to your home. Use the papers you make in this class to cover your own books in the upcoming Basic Book Structures Workshop!

  

 


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Silk Monotype | Julianne Hunter

Silk Monotype | Julianne Hunter

Sat 9/21 12-4pm
Sun 9/22 12-4pm

$120 non-associates / $102 associates + $30 materials 

This fun and experimental workshop combines silkscreen printing with drawing and painting techniques to create one-of-a-kind prints. Use water-based media (like gouache, watercolor pencils/crayons or graphite) to draw and paint directly onto the screen mesh to create unique images. We will utilize techniques such as stencils, shapes, layering, ghost images and background washes to keep things exciting. Experiment with color and composition to create an extensive body of work in just two days! If you love printing and are looking for more diversity and play in your practice, this class is for you!

 


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Plate Litho | Julianne Hunter

Plate Litho | Julianna Hunter

Mon 9/9 5:30-9pm
Wed 9/11 5:30-9pm
Fri 9/13 5:30-9pm

$158 non-associates / $134 associates + $35 for materials

In this three-session tutorial, learn to prepare, create and print your images from photo-sensitive lithography plates. Explore traditional techniques like drawing with litho pencils and crayons, scraping away dark areas to create fine line, and painting tonal washes with tusche. Juxtapose your drawings with photographic imagery to create dynamic prints! We will get acquainted with proper press operation, set and clean-up and hone our printing skills through assisting your peers. We will participate in a group portfolio exchange on the last day and professionally sign and edition our works. Students will leave with a new understanding of the process, class portfolio and an edition of your own prints.

 


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Vector Cut Stencil Monotype | Craig Mains

Vector Cut Stencil Monotype | Craig Mains

Saturday, 8/10 10am-4pm
Saturday, 8/17 10am-4pm

$180 non-associates / $153 associates (+$35 for materials)

Create stenciled monotypes and using Photoshop, Illustrator and Silhouette software to createsmooth and detailed cuts. This workshop will cover preparing vector graphics, cutting frosted mylar stencils on a Silhoette vinyl cutter and painting stenciled mylar plates with water-based inks to create subtle and intricate monotype prints. This process allows you to paint quickly onto the mylar plates, then transfer the ink to dampened paper using an etching press. You will learn about ghost images, which can achieve wonderful effects. This technique is completely non-toxic, and can be used in a classroom settings.

 

 


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Intro to Relief | Jenny Pope

Intro to Relief | Jenny Pope

Thurs 8/8 5:30 - 8:30pm
Thurs 8/15 5:30 - 8:30pm
Thurs 8/22 5:30 - 8:30pm

$135 non-associates / $114.75 associates ($35 for materials)

Learn the basic techniques of making relief prints using MDF (medium density fiberboard)! We will focus on registration, mixing inks, and editioning a final print. No prior experience necessary. Students will go home with a print and the knowledge of how to do it again.

 

 


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Two Color Etching | Christa Wolf

Two Color Etching | Christa Wolf
 
5/14 - 5/28, Tuesdays and Thursdays 10am-1pm
 

$225 non-associates / $191.25 associates ($35 for materials)

Join our 2 color etching workshop and express your ideas with one of the most traditional yet mostexciting forms of printmaking. We will explore the use of color in an etching, which is slightly non-traditional but produces amazing results. We will spend our time making images, proofing plates and creating small editions.

 

 


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