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Printmaking

Beginning Woodcut and Linocut Printmaking

This course will introduce students to relief printmaking using linoleum as a support. We will start with reductive technique and move on to multiple blocks. Color mixing will be covered.

Students will learn how to prepare their paper, register their prints for multiple printings, carve linoleum plates, mix colors and handle the press.

Dates & Times

Mondays, 9/23-11/18 (skip 10/7). 10:30am-1:30pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Karen Klee-Atlin
Location: Schack Art Center, Printmaking Studio

Block Printed Holiday Cards

In this three-hour workshop we’ll draw and carve holiday card designs and hand print them on cardstock using water-soluble inks! We’ll use a variety of ink colors and several decorative techniques will be demonstrated for experimentation.

Everyone will walk away with a set of their very own hand-printed greeting cards and envelopes, their carved block and all the knowledge you need to do it all again at home!

Dates & Times

November 2, Saturday 10 am-2 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Cat Snapp
Location: Schack Art Center, Printmaking Studio

Block Printing & Carving on Fabric

Woodblock printing on textiles is the process of printing patterns on textiles, usually of linen, cotton or silk, by means of incised wooden blocks. It is the earliest, simplest and slowest of all methods of textile printing. Come learn how to create woodblocks and design your own scarf.

Dates & Times

October 19, Saturday 11 am-2 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Alicia Czerwiec
Location: Schack Art Center, Printmaking Studio

Printmaking & Collage

We will explore techniques creating your own printed imagery using to create inspirational Collage artworks! Learn the basics of creating monotype, collagraph and relief printed images. All of these methods create unique results; the pressure of printing creates texture and pattern not possible when painting directly on paper. You will explore techniques of transferring imagery without a press, using water based, slow drying acrylic paints. 

Dates & Times

November 2, Saturday 10 am-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Barbara De Pirro
Location: Multiple

Reduction Screenprinting

This is a silkscreen course using reduction technique to create small limited edition prints on paper.

Students will learn how to use traditional screen printing equipment and materials to gain creative expression of their ideas. Lots of attention for each student, plus daily demonstrations will be provided. We will learn about efficient sequence of layered color, and how to design your ideas for best results.

Dates & Times

Sep 15-Oct 20, Sundays 12 noon-3 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Elizabeth Brinton
Location: Schack Art Center, Printmaking Studio