Past Workshops

Combination Print

Pamela Drix
Thu 6-9pm
Oct 8, 15, 22, 29

$220 non-associates / $185 associates (plus $30 for materials)

Explore the many possibilities of combination prints, using intaglio, screenprinting, lithographic, or relief processes.  This workshop will cover issues of registration, layering, ink modifications, and image development.  Come prepared to experiment with various options to develop simple or complex prints.

New York Botanic Gardens

 

Basic Book Structures

Christa Wolf
Wed 10am - 12noon
Oct 7, 14

$75 non-associates / $64 associates ($20 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.  The workshop will focus on the following book structures: The Instant Book, Accordian, Pamphlets, Flag, Combination Books and techniques on how to make pockets, bellybands, tunnels, and basic pop-ups. This is an ideal class for both book arts beginners and experienced individuals looking for a fresh approach.

Color Woodcut

Jenny Pope
Tue 6-9pm
Oct 6, 13, 20, 27

$220 non-associates / $187 associates (plus $30 for materials)

In this class, students will learn the basic techniques of making color woodcuts. We will focus on registration, mixing inks, planning a reduction or a multiple woodblock image and edition a final print. A prior knowledge of woodcuts is not required. Professional tools will help make this class more enjoyable. Please contact The Ink Shop for tool manufacturers recommended by the instructor.

Baltimore Animalia

Linden Workshops for Senior Citizens

Tim Merrick & Pamela Drix
Tue 10am - 12noon
Sep 29, Oct 6, 13, 20, 27, Nov 3, 10, 17 2009

Free

With a grant from the Linden Center for Creativity and Aging, Ithaca College Gerontology Institute and the Community Arts Partnership, this workshop series is geared toward older adults 65 years of age and older, based on the theme of "Generations".  You will learn more about printmaking techniques, reflect on what "generations" means to you, and interpret this theme in original prints, culminating in a small exhibit and reception at The Ink Shop.  Limit to 8 participants.

Intro to Screen Printing

Kadie Salfi
Wed 6-9pm
Sep 16, 23, 30, Oct 7

$220 non-associates/ $187 associates (plus $30 for materials)

Learn the basics of screenprinting: how to prepare your screen, mix inks, register a three-color screenprint and edition.  The printing techniques we will explore will be: contact paper stencils, crayon block-out stencils, and drawing fluid resist.    It is not necessary to have any prior knowledge of screenprinting or printmaking.  Please bring sketches or ideas to work on and you are welcome to bring other materials such as wood and fabric to try printing on. Screenprinting is one of the easiest and most flexible printmaking methods.

 

Intro to Printmaking for Tweens

Christa Wolf
Thu 3:30-6:30pm
Sep 10, 17, 24

$165 non-associates/$140 associates (plus $10 for materials)

Explore different printmaking techniques in this hands-on workshop for teenagers.  Learn about drypoint, etching, and monoprinting.  Come prepared with some drawings.  

Etching I

Christa Wolf
Tue 4-7pm
Sep 8, 15, 22, 29

$220 non-associates/$187 associates (plus $30 for materials

Learn hard ground and soft ground etching techniques on copper plates. We will be using a non-toxic etching bath. Proofing and printing will be taught. No printmaking experience necessary. Beginners welcome.

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