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Printmaking

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

February 29, Saturday 11 am-2 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Alicia Czerwiec
Location: Schack Art Center, Printmaking Studio

Painted Collagraphs

This is a fun two-day workshop where students will learn how to create mixed-media paintings from a printed collagraph enhanced with colored mediums. Using cardboard and heavy paper, students will design and make their own image plates. With oil-based inks, they will roll and print from them onto rag paper and then develop their images with gouache staining, acrylic paints and colored pencils. 

Dates & Times

Mar 21 & Mar 22, Saturday & Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Erika Bass
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

Relief 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, 1/27-3/9 (skip 2/17). 10:30am-1:30pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Karen Klee-Atlin
Location: Schack Art Center, Printmaking Studio