Past Workshops

Suminagashi-Japanese paper marbling | Irina Kassabova

Suminagashi-Japanese paper marbling | Irina Kassabova

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

12/9/17- 10:00AM- 3:00PM

Suminagashi is a Japanese process of marbling paper. A technique of decorating a sheet of paper with ink patterns floating on the surface of water. We will experiment with various patterns, papers and techniques.
 
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Holiday Card Workshop | Paul Van Atta

Holiday Card Workshop | Paul Van Atta

12/2/2017: 12PM- 5PM.

$75 non-associates / $64 associates 

What's a better way to celebrate the holiday season than to create your own gifts with the loved ones around you and share them with others? I invite everyone and anyone to participate in this years holiday card workshop. In this workshop, we'll use some of the oldest forms of printing to make holiday cards, such as woodcut and linoleum. Also in this workshop, we'll introduce fundamental letterpress techniques: learning how to set type, mixing inks, using a proof press and printing with wood and metal type. Everyone will take home multiple printed pieces. Paper and ink will be provided.  

  


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Suminagashi-Japanese paper marbling | Irina Kassabova

Suminagashi-Japanese paper marbling | Irina Kassabova

Novemeber 20, 10:00AM-3:00PM

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

Suminagashi is a Japanese process of marbling paper. A technique of decorating a sheet of paper with ink patterns floating on the surface of water. We will experiment with various patterns, papers and techniques.

 

 

 

 


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Silk Screen | Paul Van Atta

Silk Screen | Paul Van Atta

Mon, 10/16: 1PM- 5PM
Mon, 10/23: 1PM- 5PM
Mon, 10/30: 1PM- 5PM

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


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Screen printing is arguably the most versatile of all printing processes. Silk screen printing is a fun, non-toxic printing process that involves both photo and handmade stencils. Bring photo copies of photographs and/or hand drawings made from pencil or ink and I will show you how to prepare them for the screen. Silk screen printing is a great way to make multiples. Contemporary artists such as Banksy, Shepherd Fairy and Swoon have used this process for street art. Other artists who use this process are Beatrize Milhaze, Richard Hamilton and Kiki Smith.

First day of the workshop (10/16) will consist of the screen filler method. This method uses water-based materials. The design is painted directly on the screen and produces a painterly effect. It is ideal for the student or artist who likes to draw and paint with a brush. Improvised, abstract designs are easily created, and both positive and negative prints can be produced this way.

Second day of the workshop (10/23) will go through the process of using a UV exposure unit. In this workshop, we’ll be applying an image directly to acetate using a variety of tools and materials, including sharpies, paint pens and stencils.

Third day of the workshop (10/30) will continue with the UV exposure unit but will include the halftone process. Halftone screen printing refers to the pattern of dots of varying sizes applied to an image of varying tones, or same sized dots applied to a tint of color. In this workshop, we’ll go over the process involved in using Photoshop to produce our halftoned images.
 

Coptic Stitch

$75 non-associates / $63.75 associates (+ $35 for materials)
Friday, July 21, 6-8pm - creating covers
Saturday, July 22, 10am - 1pm - sewing book

Learn to sew an exposed-spine Coptic book in this one day workshop! This classic stitch is versatile, incredibly strong and a must-have in your book binding repertoire. The Coptic stitch lends flexibility and durability to the spine and allows your book to lie completely flat. The standard Coptic stitch can be easily combined with other exposed-spine bindings.

Bring any materials that you would like to incorporate on your covers. Paper, thread, needles, bookboard, and glue provided.

 


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Coptic Stitch Binding | Rebecca Hahn

Coptic Stitch Binding | Rebecca Hahn

 

$75 non-associates / $63.75 associates ($35 for materials)
Saturday, April 22
11am - 4pm

Learn to sew an exposed-spine Coptic book in this one day workshop! This classic stitch is versatile, incredibly strong and a must-have in your book binding repertoire. The Coptic stitch lends flexibility and durability to the spine and allows your book to lie completely flat. The standard Coptic stitch can be easily combined with other exposed-spine bindings.

Bring any materials that you would like to incorporate on your covers (it is Earth Day today). Paper, thread, needles, bookboard, and glue provided.


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*participants must be registered no later than a week before the workshop begins

 

DIY Sketchbook | Christa Wolf

DIY Sketchbook | Christa Wolf

 

Saturday, April 8
11am - 4pm

 

$75 non-associates / $63.75 associates ($35 for 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. This is an ideal class for both book arts beginners and experienced individuals looking for a fresh approach. Take the Paste Paper class beforehand so you have your own papers to use.**


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*registration for this class must be completed no later than one week before the start of the workshop.

**The Paste Paper class is not a required prerequisite.

Paste Paper | Christa Wolf

Paste Paper | Christa Wolf

 

Saturday, April 1
12 - 3pm

 

$45 non-associates / $38.25 associates ($35 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 papers you make in this class to cover your own books in the DIY Sketchbook Workshop!


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*registration must be completed one week prior to the start of the workshop

 

Laser Cut Woodblock - Partnership w/ Ithaca Generator

Laser Cut Woodblock - Collaboration w/ Ithaca Generator | Rebecca Hahn

11am - 3pm (12 hours)

Saturday, March 18 - Ink Shop

Sunday, March 19 - Ithaca Generator

Saturday, March 25 - Ink Shop

 

This workshop will be a collaboration between the Ithaca Generator and the The Ink Shop Printmaking Center. In a spin on the traditional woodblock print, participants will learn how to bring the old into the new through use of modern technology. Instead of carving out the block by hand, risking cuts, splinters, and sore fingers, they will learn how to prepare their (already constructed) image to be laser cut at the Ithaca Generator. This preparation will include rudimentary steps in Photoshop as well as in the laser cutter software. After the image has been cut we will reconvene at the Ink Shop to print the images. While at the Ink Shop participants will learn printshop etiquette through printing their single color woodblock. They will learn how to prepare the press and ink for printing, how to evenly ink their block, and how to respect and care for the equipment they are using in the shop. After printing we will discuss how to clean the surfaces used and why the things we do are important. Participants will leave the class with a basic understanding of how to prepare an image to be laser cut out of a woodblock, and how to then print that image using a relief printmaking technique.

 

**last day to register is 3 days before start of class (March 15)**

*participants should arrive to the class with an established single color design/drawing they want to work with. design may be hand or computer generated (if done on computer please bring on a flashdrive or memory card)*

 

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


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DIY Wrapping Paper | Rebecca Hahn

DIY Wrapping Paper | Rebecca Hahn

 

$150 non-associates / $127.5 associates ($35 for materials)

 

 

Sat. 12/10 10-3PM

Sun. 12/11 10-3PM

 

 


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In this workshop participants will have the opportunity to create uniquely patterned wrapping paper which can then be used this holiday season. You will learn basic silkscreen skills through repetitive printing and patterning. Screen printing is an excellent printmaking technique as it allows you to print on a wide variety of materials and is easy to do within your own home! 

 

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