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Prints from Recycled Materials: Parent Child Workshop | Lado Pochkua

Ink Shop Printmaking Center Studio Gallery 330 E. State St., ITHACA, NY, United States

Learn a new way of making prints by using materials that would normally be thrown away, like foam trays and silver lined cartons. Instead of using a traditional method, draw onto foam or scribe silver cartons to create interesting prints.

It's a fun, hands-on class that teaches new skills and helps people think about ways to reuse things. The result is beautiful prints made from recycled materials that are good for the environment.

Intro to Color Reduction Woodcut | Jenny Pope

Learn the basic techniques of making color reduction 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.

I See You 2023 | Ithaca College and Cornell University Printmakers

I SeeYou showcases the talent of printmaking
students from Ithaca College and Cornell University, featuring a diverse range of printmaking techniques, including relief, intaglio, and screenprinting providing a glimpse into the breadth and depth of the discipline.

Screenprint Monotype | Erin Miller


A dynamic and interactive experience for artists of all levels, participants will learn how to create one-of-a-kind prints using the screenprinting process in conjunction with monotype techniques. They will start by creating their designs, which will then be transferred onto a screen for printing. Participants will use vivid inks and various printing tools to build multiple layers, transparencies, and textures to complete their final prints. This workshop encourages participants to embrace their creativity and take risks as they explore new ways of making prints.

Monotype with Stencils, Parent & Child Workshop | Craig Mains

Ink Shop Printmaking Center Studio Gallery 330 E. State St., ITHACA, NY, United States

This workshop is a fun family printmaking class. We will be 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 with immediate results. This technique is completely non-toxic and the fee covers participation for 1 parent and elementary school age child.

Kahn Family Fellowship application deadline

The Ink Shop Printmaking Center is excited to announce our Annual Fellowship Grant for printmakers and book artists. This fellowship provides artists with the time and resources to create a new body of work, along with the opportunity to share it with the world. As a Fellow, you'll have access to The Ink Shop's studio and equipment 24/7 and be able to participate in exhibitions, portfolio exchanges, and all aspects of the shop's management.

Intro to Etching | Lindsey Potoff

Copper plate etching is a process where a polished piece of copper is processed with either engraving or an acid bath with the intention of creating grooves and lines to hold ink. Ink is applied to the whole plate, then carefully wiped down leaving the ink the grooves and lines. The plate is then ran through the press with a sheet of damp paper for the final print.

Hannah Law | Day to Day

Hannah Law is an artist, musician and educator who is deeply concerned with craft and the medium's egalitarian spirit. She focuses on scenes from everyday life; countrysides from her hometown in upstate New York, wildlife and domestic still lives. She creates images of places and objects that are familiar.

Introduction to Box Making | Adam Bryant

This class will address fundamental skills needed to make boxes covered with cloth and lined with paper. Students will each make a lidded box. Cloth and paper will be provided, but students are encouraged to bring paper of their own choice to line the floor of the box.

Linocut for Beginners | Hannah Law

Ink Shop Printmaking Center Studio Gallery 330 E. State St., ITHACA, NY, United States

In this class, students will be guided through the linoleum cut relief printing process start to finish. The process will include creating a sketch for a print, transferring it onto a block of linoleum, carving with tools, and printing on the press.

Suminagashi Paper Marbling | Irina Kassabova

Ink Shop Printmaking Center Studio Gallery 330 E. State St., ITHACA, NY, United States

Suminagashi is a process of marbling paper which originated in Japan. Students will learn this 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.

Seeing Ithaca | Member Exhibit 2023

The Ink Shop Printmaking Center will show member work, either Ithaca inspired or created here. Our studio has several new members and we are excited to add their unique contributions to the pool of diverse printmaking imagery and techniques that the Ink Shop artists use. This exhibit is in conjunction with our annual Member Exhibit which provides the opportunity to see the creative and skilled work coming out of Ithaca’s own community print studio.