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.

Spring 2021 Registration:
November 23 - Member Registration Opens
December 7 - Registration Open to the Public

Class Levels By Color

Beginning

Intermediate

Advanced

All Levels

 

 

SPRING 2021 CLASSES

 

ONLINE CLASSES

WEDNESDAY

Intro to Bookbinding - Online


Book making isn’t as hard as it looks! Learn simple bookbinding methods that are easy and require no heavy equipment, which means you can get started right away. 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.


7 Weeks • March 17–April 28 • 6:30–8:30 pm • $247 • Online • Teaching Artist TBD

 

THURSDAY

 

Intro to Block Printing - Online


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. 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.


7 Weeks • March 18–April 29 • 1–3 pm • $247 • Online • Aren Straiger

 

IN-STUDIO CLASSES

 

MONDAY

 

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.


7 Weeks • January 18–March 1 • 10 am–Noon • $309 • Beginning • Aren Straiger

 

Printmaking 2


Take your prints further with multi-colored prints and creative inking techniques! While working in a variety or print forms, student will practice mark making, explore new way to apply ink, and learn to register multiple-block prints.


7 Weeks • March 15–April 26 • 10 am–Noon • $309 • Beginning • Aren Straiger

 

TUESDAY

 

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.


7 Weeks • January 19–March 2 • 10 am–Noon • $309 • Beginning • Aren Straiger

 

Screen Printing 2


Looking for a print class that will keep motivated and challenged? As you hone your skills and build upon basic screen printing techniques, our instructors will push students further to develop a set of crisp and colorful prints.


7 Weeks • March 16–April 27 • 10 am–Noon • $309 • Intermediate • Aren Straiger

 

WEDNESDAY

 

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.


7 Weeks • January 20–March 3 • 10 am–Noon • $309 • All Levels • Teaching Artist TBD

 

Lithography 1


Learn all about the subtle beauty and expressive potential of lithography! This old printmaking technique originally created prints from stone- our studio offers this and the more contemporary plate version. Walk step-by-step through this printmaking process -illustration, grinding, and printing - to create a beautiful edition of prints that can be shared.


7 Weeks • March 17–April 28 • 10 am–Noon • $309 • Beginning • Teaching Artist TBD

 

Block Printing 1


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.


7 Weeks • January 20–March 3 • 1–3 pm • $309 • Beginning • Aren Straiger

 

Block Printing 2


Expand upon your block printing skills! Continue to learn in our supportive print studio as you experiment with color, carving, and use of the press. Your finished edition of colorful prints will show off your strengthening skills and creative ideas!


7 Weeks • March 17–April 28 • 1–3 pm • $309 • Intermediate • Aren Straiger

 

Design + Print: Screen Printing


Get comfortable with Adobe Photoshop while learning traditional printmaking techniques! Students will use professional software to create digital designs, then bring those designs to the physical world through silkscreen printing.


7 Weeks • January 120–March 3 • 6:30–8:30 pm • $309 • All Levels • Aren Straiger

 

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.


7 Weeks • March 17–April 28 • 6:30–8:30 pm • $309 • Beginning • Aren Straiger

 

THURSDAY

 

Copper Etching 1


Create beautiful drawings etched in copper! Known for its level of fine lines and beautiful tones, students will learn the art of etching copper plates and create their very own edition of handmade prints.


7 Weeks • January 21–March 4 • 10 am–Noon • $309 • Beginning • Aren Straiger

 

Copper Etching 2


Take your prints to the next level in this supportive community! As you explore composition, content, and advancing skills, students will test their improved lines and tones with an edition of handmade prints.


7 Weeks • March 18–April 29 • 10 am–Noon • $309 • Beginning • Aren Straiger

 

Solarplate Prints


Join this fun class for a safe and easy alternative to the printing process! Learn to make exciting prints with a light-sensitive solarplate. You will learn two different processes for preparing, exposing, developing, and printing. Join this new class for a printing adventure!


7 Weeks • January 21–March 4 • 1–3 pm • $309 • All Levels • Aren Straiger

 

Bookmaking


Book making isn’t as hard as it looks! Learn simple bookbinding methods that are easy and require no heavy equipment, which means you can get started right away.


4 Weeks • February 25–March 18 • 4–6 pm • $219 • All Levels • Aren Straiger

 

Hand Lettering


Breakaway from the long list of computer fonts and create beautiful, hand-drawn letters of your own! Perfect for those who love to journal, have a creative writing project in mind, or hope to embellish their written correspondence, this relaxing class will help you expressive the words and phrases that mean the most to you.


4 Weeks • January 21–February 11 • 4–6 pm • $219 • All Levels • Aren Straiger

 

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.


4 Weeks • April 1-22 • 4–6 pm • $219 • All Levels • Aren Straiger

 

Lithography


Learn all about the subtle beauty and expressive potential of lithography! This old printmaking technique originally created prints from stone- our studio offers this and the more contemporary plate version. Walk step-by-step through this printmaking process -illustration, grinding, and printing - to create a beautiful edition of prints that can be shared. This class is suitable for the beginner or those interested in furthering their lithography experience.


7 Weeks • January 21–March 4 • 6:30–8:30 pm • $309 • All Levels • Kalleen Chilcote

 

Lithography


Learn all about the subtle beauty and expressive potential of lithography! This old printmaking technique originally created prints from stone- our studio offers this and the more contemporary plate version. Walk step-by-step through this printmaking process -illustration, grinding, and printing - to create a beautiful edition of prints that can be shared. This class is suitable for the beginner or those interested in furthering their lithography experience.


7 Weeks • March 18–April 29 • 6:30–8:30 pm • $309 • All Levels • Kalleen Chilcote

 

FRIDAY

 

Independent Study: Print


Choose your own printmaking adventure! This is your chance to pursue an independent printmaking project in a positive, helpful space. Choose from a variety of techniques including relief, intaglio, and monoprint. The instructor will act as your guide as you refine your skills and discover new techniques.


15 Weeks • January 22–April 30 • 10 am–1 pm • $469 • Advanced • Aren Straiger

 

SUNDAY

 

Intro To Printmaking


Get a taste of what it’s like to be a printmaker! While creating your very own limited run of prints, students will get to explore various techniques and learn what the wide world of printmaking can offer.


7 Weeks • January 24–March 7 • 1–3 pm • $309 • Beginning • Kalleen Chilcote

 

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.


7 Weeks • March 21–May 9 • 1–3 pm • $309 • All Levels • Kalleen Chilcote • No class April 4

 


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