PRINTMAKING

Simple Bookmaking (769)

Deborah Mattson, Print Studio
Wednesdays, September 4 - November 20
1:30 - 4 pm/12 weeks
$265/Members: $245
Learn a variety of simple bookmaking techniques including single-sheet folded forms, and single signature stitched books. Explore using recycled materials, some simple printmaking techniques for placing text and images in your books, and making zines.

Beginning Printmaking

This class is a survey of printmaking methods and techniques. Explore the history and practice of printmaking through projects that range from carving your own stamps and blocks to intaglio and simple lithography. During the second half of the class students will focus on one or more of your favorite methods to complete printmaking projects of their choice.

Beginning Printmaking (760)

Deborah Mattson, Print Studio
Thursdays, September 5 - November 14
1 - 3:45 pm/11 weeks
$265/Members: $245

Beginning Printmaking (761)

Deborah Mattson, Print Studio
Thursdays, September 5 - November 14
6:15 - 9 pm/ 11 weeks
$265/Members: $245

Intermediate Printmaking

Further develop your printmaking skills and explore the possibilities that printmaking processes offer. Etching, multi- color printing, registration systems, and printing of editions will be covered. Bring previous prints, work-in-progress, sketches, and ideas to the first class.

Intermediate Printmaking (763)

Deborah Mattson, Print Studio
Thursdays, September 5 - November 21
6:15 - 9 pm/ 11 weeks
$265/Members: $245

Intermediate Printmaking (762)

Deborah Mattson, Print Studio
Thursdays, September 5 - November 14
1 - 3:45 pm/11 weeks
$265/Members: $245

Intro to Lithography (767)

Don Dombrowski, Print Studio
Wednesdays, September 4 " November 20
No class October 30
6:15 " 9 pm/11 weeks
$265/Members: $245
Prerequisite: Beginning Drawing or equivalent.
Discover how your drawings can come to life as reproducible prints in this hands-on introductory course. We will focus on Pronto plate printing, as Pronto plates are one of the easiest and fastest printing processes. This course will also cover the more traditional lithographic media of aluminum plates and stones. Step- by-step instructions will take you through the basics of plate preparation and press operation. You will enjoy drawing and printing your own image with the potential of creating an edition of your own prints.

Block Printing (770)

Trevor Grabill, Print Studio
Fridays, September 6 - November 15
1 - 3:45 pm/11 weeks
$265/Members: $245
Printing carved blocks, also known as relief printing, is one of the oldest, simplest, and most versatile tools for reproducing art. Develop your relief printing skills in this class for everyone from brand-new beginners to advanced practicing printmakers. Learn the ins and outs of carving and printing linoleum and wood blocks, benefit from the KIA s well-stocked collection of tools and equipment, and discuss your work in a community of like-minded makers. Please bring drawings or reference photos to the first class.

Wrapping Paper Workshop: Printing and Stamping (772)

Deborah Mattson, Print Studio
Saturday, November 9
10 am - 4 pm/ One day
$50/Members: $30
Get ready for the holidays by making unique wrapping paper you design yourself. We ll be using the simple printmaking technique of relief stamping using found objects and foam stickers. You ll be amazed at the variety of surface designs you can create, and what kind of objects you can use to print with. Bring a roll of white or brown Kraft paper, or some large sheets of plain paper.

Screen Printing Pet Portraits (774)

Caitlyn Pelfresne, Print Studio
Saturday, September 28
Noon - 5 pm/One day
$100/ Members $80
Celebrate your pet with a custom portrait! All the basics will be covered in this make & take workshop. Once you register, you will receive emailed instructions to submit a photo of your fur-baby (cell phone photos work fine!) Beginners will learn the basics while advanced printers will learn techniques to start screen printing at home. You'll take home 10 handmade portraits. All materials provided. More images and information available on the instructor's website at www.caitlyngail.com

Creative Fun Night: Fresh Folds Card Making (773)

Debbi Kreps, Print Studio
Friday, November 15
6 - 9 pm /One night
$60/Members: $40
Celebrate the coming of the holidays with a night out! Make beautiful monotype cards without a press using a remarkable product called Gelli Plate. By using a combination of paint, soft rubber rollers, color shapers, and stencils, you ll create unique cards and gift tags perfect for giving to your friends and family.

Visiting Artist Workshop

VA Intaglio Texture Crash Course (780)

Visiting Artist Workshop with Carrie Lingscheit
Print Studio
Saturday, March 21, 2020, 9 - 5 pm
Sunday, March 22, 2020, noon - 5 pm
$205/Members $185
Perquisite: Etching experience is recommended
From bold, hard-edged graphics to whisper-subtle tonal gradations " no matter your aesthetic or style, intaglio can deliver! This workshop will introduce multiple methods of creating tone and texture using both etching (ferric chloride on copper) and various non-acid techniques and tool usage. Instructional demos will include toner wash, texture transfer, spit bite, and various other aquatint methods using sprays and stencils. Expect to view and discuss many diverse examples of intaglio print work, discuss complex layering of intaglio techniques, and explore inking and printing methods such as a la poupee. Bring along your in-progress plates, or start something new!

Printmaking Studio (764)

Deborah Mattson, Print Studio
Open Studio Hours, September 4 - November 26
Variable times/12 weeks
$265/Members: $245
Prerequisite: Departmental approval
Do you have a special project in mind or just need quality studio time? Printmaking Studio is designed for the experienced, independent artist/printmaker who would like to utilize our well-equipped printmaking studio. Enrollment includes storage and access to equipment during Open Studio Hours. Students must arrange to meet with instructor the first week to review shop rules and safety. Materials are available for purchase.

Screen Printing Basics (765)

Caitlyn Pelfresne, Print Studio
Tuesdays, September 10 " November 26
6:30 - 9pm/12 weeks
$265/Members: $245
This course covers the basics of screen printing. Develop your own design or image to print on paper or fabric. Make your own holiday cards or gifts.

Reduction Linocuts (768)

Tamara Hirzel, Print Studio
Tuesdays, September 10 - November 26
1:30 - 4 pm/12 weeks
$265/Members: $245
Prerequisite: Relief printmaking experience.
Create a multiple-layered print from a single plate. Also known as a suicide print, the matrix is carved away between each color pass. There s no going back (but there are many choices throughout the process). Plate registration, print design, color, and problem solving will be covered. Please bring ideas for a 3 or 4-color print and a sense of adventure!

Patch Party (771)

Deborah Mattson, Print Studio
Saturday, September 21
10 am - 4 pm/ One day
$60/Members: $40
Are your clothes and accessories threadbare, or just in need of a little embellishment? Come to the Patch Party! We ll be printing patches you can use, trade, or give away using a variety of printmaking techniques- relief, silkscreen, even intaglio. This is a great way to experience some different printmaking techniques in a short time. We will have images ready to print, and some fabric, but feel free to bring your own matrices and fabrics to print also. (Prewashed, natural fiber fabrics work best, including old cotton T-shirts.)

Sketchbook Workshop (775)

Francisco Ormaza, Print Studio
Saturday, October 5, 10 am - 5 pm
Sunday, October 6, noon - 4pm
$100/Members $80
Have you ever bought an expensive sketchbook and found it was the wrong size to fit in your pocket, not the right shape, not big enough, not quite long enough, or just not the right color paper? Learn some simple stitches that hold your ideas together through weather and wear. Print customized covers of your own design and stitch the pages together with the cover. Customize your sketchbook to meet your creative curiosity and push your own visual expeditions.

Polymer Photogravure (830)

Instructor: Dave Jones and Laurie Pruitt, Darkroom/ Print Studio
Mondays, October 7 - November 25
6 - 9 pm/8 weeks
$230/Members: $210
Prerequisite: Alternative Processes or Photoshop
Using a polymer-coated plate and a digital positive, you ll create an intaglio-etched plate for high-quality images approaching those produced using traditional copperplate gravure. This process produces a beautiful photographic gradation of tones. Contact Dave at senojev@aol.com or Laurie at laurielle@sbcglobal.net.

Relief Printmaking and Collage (776)

Lauren Cummings, Print Studio
Saturday, October 26, 10 am - 5 pm
Sunday, October 27, noon - 4 pm
$100/Members $80
Collage is the art of assembling different media. Learn to combine relief printing and other collage materials with or without a press. Opportunities to print, draw, cut, glue and play will be encouraged! There will be opportunities to discuss composition and content. Bring papers, sketches, drawing or collaging materials that you might want to incorporate in your piece.