PRINTMAKING : Discover the joy of multiple originals! The Art Center offers traditional methods of printmaking including woodcut, linocut, letterpress, intaglio, stone lithography and silkscreen as well as access to a darkroom with exposure units.

Summer 2021 Registration:
April 19 - Member Registration Opens
May 3 - Registration Open to the Public


Class Levels By Color

Beginning

Intermediate

Advanced

All Levels

 

 

SUMMER 2021 CLASSES

 

ONLINE CLASSES

TUESDAY

Intro to Bookmaking - Online


Create a book that’ll shine on your shelf! Using simple bookbinding methods that are easy and require no heavy equipment, students can get started right away and have a bookish beauty in no time at all. You will receive an email one week prior to the start of your class with Zoom details and a guide to support your virtual learning experience.


Tuesday • 8 Weeks • July 13—August 3 • 6:30—8:30 PM • $247 • Online • Aren Straiger

 

 

IN-STUDIO CLASSES

 

MONDAY

 

Bookmaking


Create a book that’ll shine on your shelf! Using simple bookbinding methods that are easy and require no heavy equipment, students can get started right away and have a bookish beauty in no time at all. You will receive an email one week prior to the start of your class with Zoom details and a guide to support your virtual learning experience.


Monday • 4 Weeks • June 7—June 28 • 1:00—3:00 PM • $219 • All Levels • Lorie Lee Andrews

 

Letterpress


Wow your friends and family with one-of-a-kind handmade cards and invitations! Students will use traditional type and letterpresses while learning the basics of letterpress printing.\


Monday • 7 Weeks • June 7—August 2 • 3:00—5:00 PM • $309 • All Levels • Sarah Gordon

 

Lines, Layers, Colors


Explore the basics of printmaking in a fun and creative new way! By combining printing techniques with other media like painting and collage, you’ll be able to explore realms of unthinkable possibilities and walk away with a beautifully layered work of art.


Monday • 7 Weeks • June 7—August 2 • 6:30—8:30 PM • $309 • All Levels • Aren Straiger

 

TUESDAY

 

Copper Etching 1


Discover the fine lines and beautiful tones of copper etchings! Students will learn the art of etching copper plates and create their very own edition of handmade prints.


Tuesday • 7 Weeks • June 8—July 20 • 6:30—8:30 PM • $309 • Beginning • Kalleen Chilcote

 

WEDNESDAY

 

Lithography


Learn all about the subtle beauty and expressive potential of lithography! Originally created using large stones, our studio offers this and the more contemporary plate version. Whether your a beginner or simply interested in furthering your lithography experience, this class provides a step-by-step walkthrough from illustration to grinding to printing.


Wednesday • 7 Weeks • June 9—July 21 • 1:00—4:00 PM • $341 • All Levels • Teaching Artist TBD

 

Screen Printing 1


While screen printing may look intimidating at first, it’s way easier than it looks! In this class, we will teach you the step-by-step basics of creating beautifully bold and colorfully crisp prints of your very own.


Wednesday • 7 Weeks • June 9—July 21 • 6:30—8:30 PM • $309 • Beginning • Aren Straiger

 

THURSDAY

 

Block Prints


Take a trip back in time and learn the oldest printmaking technique in the book! This class will not only teach you the basics of relief printing, but also give you the chance to create an edition of your very own handmade prints.


Thursday • 7 Weeks • June 10—July 22 • 1:00—3:00 PM • $309 • All Levels • Aren Straiger

 

Lithography


Learn all about the subtle beauty and expressive potential of lithography! Originally created using large stones, our studio offers this and the more contemporary plate version. Whether your a beginner or simply interested in furthering your lithography experience, this class provides a step-by-step walkthrough from illustration to grinding to printing.


Thursday • 7 Weeks • June 10—July 22 • 6:30—9:30 PM • $341 • All Levels • Kalleen Chilcote

 

FRIDAY

 

Independent Study: Print


Choose your own printmaking adventure! As a chance to pursue an independent printmaking project with an instructor your side, students will be able to choose from a variety of techniques like relief, intaglio, and monoprint to explore.


Friday • 7 Weeks • June 11—July 23 • 1:00—4:00 PM • $341 • Advanced • Aren Straiger

 

SUNDAY

 

Printmaking 1


Explore traditional printmaking processes like silkscreen, relief printing, and etching with the guidance of the Art Center’s very own masters. While learning how to create beautiful and interesting works, this class is a great way to discover which printmaking technique is right for you.


Sunday • 7 Weeks • June 13—August 1 • 2:00—4:00 PM • $309 • Beginning • Kalleen Chilcote

 


ART RETREATS

 

MONDAY-FRIDAY

 

Art Retreat: Printing Press for Educators + Your New Press


Add an affordable printing press to your classroom or home studio! This retreat is designed to give educators basic relief printing projects, resources, and a printing press for the classroom. Participants will walk away with two completed prints and a small wooden printing press (Provisional Press)! No experience required. There is an additional materials fee of $150 to be paid on the first day of class.


Monday-Friday • 5 Days • July 12—16 • 9:00 AM—Noon • $309 • All Levels • Steve Garst

 

Art Retreat: Intro to Printmaking


Get a taste of what it’s like to be a printmaker and become familiar with our print shop! See what other printers have made and spend a week in the print shop creating your very own limited run of prints. You will explore a variety of printing processes, techniques, and tricks of the trade.


Monday-Friday • 5 Days • June 7—11 • 10:00 AM—Noon • $290 • Beginning • Aren Straiger

 

Art Retreat: Digital + Print for Educators


Learn the ins-and-outs of photo-screen printing while exploring the intersection of analog and digital tools! Designed to give educators experience in contemporary printmaking techniques they can use in their classroom, participants will walk away with a completed print and the skills and knowledge to use these new processes. A basic understanding of printmaking is helpful, but not required.


Monday-Friday • 5 Days • June 21—25 • 10:00 AM—Noon • $285 • All Levels • Colton Pedro

 

TUESDAY-FRIDAY

 

Art Retreat: Graphic Tees + Totes


Freshen up your wardrobe with one-of-a-kind tees and tote bags! Perfect for all skill-levels, students will learn how to create custom designs and turn them into beautifully bold prints you can wear and share!


Tuesday-Friday • 4 Days • July 6—9 • 10:00 AM—Noon • $249 • All Levels • Aren Straiger

 

 

 


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