PRINTMAKING

Beginning Printmaking

Be introduced to two fundamental processes of printmaking: relief and intaglio. Learn new skills in a supportive atmosphere while becoming familiar with the tools and methods associated with these basic print mediums. Bring subject matter to the first class.


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Beginning Printmaking (750)

Deborah Mattson, Print Studio
1 - 3:30 pm/6 weeks
Thursdays, April 16 - May 21
$160/Members: $140

Intermediate Printmaking

Prerequisite: Beginning Printmaking
Further develop your printmaking skills while investigating 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 (753)

Deborah Mattson, Print Studio
6:30 " 9:00 pm/6 weeks
Thursdays, April 16 " May 21
$160/Members: $140

Intermediate Printmaking (752)

Deborah Mattson, Print Studio
1 - 3:30 pm/6 weeks
Thursdays, April 16 - May 21
$160/Members: $140

Printmaking Studio (754)

Deborah Mattson, Print Studio
Open Studio Hours, April 14 - May 21
Variable times/6 weeks
$160/Members: $140

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 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.

Intro to Lithography (757)

Don Dombrowski, Print Studio
Wednesdays, April 15 - May 20
6:30 - 9 pm/6 weeks
$160/Members: $140

Prerequisite: Beginning Drawing or equivalent
Discover how your drawings can come to life as reproducible prints in this hands-on course. Focus on Pronto plate printing, one of the easiest and fastest printing processes. This course will 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. Enjoy drawing and printing your own image with the potential of creating an edition of your own prints.

Simple Bookmaking (760)

Deborah Mattson, Print Studio
Wednesdays, April 15 - May 20
1:30 - 4 pm/6 weeks
$160/Members: $140

In this class you will 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 to placing text and images in your books, and making zines.

Drypoint Experience (762)

Deborah Mattson, Print Studio
Saturday, April 18,
10 am - 4 pm/One day
$100/Members: $80

Learn the intaglio drypoint technique to engrave your own image on a plastic plate, which you can then use to print a small edition of prints, some greeting cards or both. Learn how to properly incise the plate and how to print on one of our etching presses. Bring a small image (simple drawing or photo, approximately 3" x 3" ) to trace.

Beginning Printmaking (751)

Deborah Mattson, Print Studio
6:30 - 9:00 pm/6 weeks
Thursdays, April 16 - May 21
$160/Members: $140

Screen Printing Basics (755)

Caitlyn Pelfresne, Print Studio
Tuesdays, April 14 - May 19
6:30 - 9 pm/6 weeks
$160/Members: $140

This course covers the basics of screen printing. Develop your own design or image to print on paper or fabric. Make your own cards, posters, or gifts. No prior experience in printmaking required.

Intermediate Screen Printing (756)

Patrick Kinne, Print Studio
Tuesdays, April 14 - May 19
10 am - 12:30 pm/6 weeks
$160/Members: $140

This course covers screen printing with multiple colors, experimental substrates, and as an element in collage. Students should know basic screen printing techniques.

Block Printing (758)

Trevor Grabill, Print Studio
Thursdays, April 16 - May 21
10 am - 12:30 pm/6 weeks
$160/Members: $140

Printing carved blocks is the simplest, and most versatile tools for reproducing art. Develop your relief printing skills as a brand-new beginner or advanced practicing printmaker. 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.

Print Media Critique (759)

Trevor Grabill, Room 13
Tuesdays, May 5 - May 19
6:30 - 9 pm/3 weeks
$80/Members: $70

Strengthen your work and clarify your ideas in this structured group critique for the active printmaker or photographer. Delve into why we make images and how we can make them better in this discussion- and community-based class. Featuring guest artists, historical discussions, and prompts. This course includes access to open studio hours in the darkroom or printmaking studio (prior knowledge of equipment required). Please bring several pieces of previous work to the first class.

Block Printing on Fabric (761)

Lauren Cummings, Print Studio
Sunday, April 26
Noon - 4 pm/One day
$100/Members: $80

Let's take our favorite designs off the wall and put them on something we can use every day. Learn the art of carving stamps for block printing on fabric. Bring in a few photos/drawings with simple shapes and designs that would fit on a 4" x 6" block. A few templates will be provided to choose from if you can't decide. Everyone will take home their unique stamp, practice fabrics, and a freshly printed tea towel/canvas bag.