Printmaking & Mixed Media

While our printmaking studio is exceptionally well-equipped to produce traditional art prints, it is also nationally known for innovations in non-toxic printmaking. We also incorporate innovative mixed-media techniques into many classes.

Materials List

Classes not listed here will either have required materials in the class description, discuss needed materials during the first class, or the materials will be supplied.

Class details (meeting times, tuition, etc.) are listed below.

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Printmaking Class Notes

Studio Note: Students who are currently registered for an on-campus printmaking or mixed-media class will be allowed open studio access. They will need to sign up in advance. times will be discussed in class. No outside studio time will be permitted at this time.

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Printmaking Classes - Fall 2022


Course Description

Explore non-toxic printmaking methods with focus on areas of greatest individual interest. Class instruction will include producing the plate or matrix, printing, and editioning. Beginning level students will try various types of printmaking—relief, monotype, collagraph, and etching. Intermediate-level students will have the opportunity to explore more advanced projects in etching, relief, lithography, and collagraph. A materials list will be provided at the first class.

Lacey Mills

Dates

  • Section A: Tue, Sep 20 – Nov 22 | 6:00 – 9:00pm
  • Section B: Wed, Sep 21 – Nov 23 | 9:30am – 12:30pm

Location

Flohr Print Studio & Droste Design Studio | Santikos Building

Sessions

10

Tuition - Regular

$310

Tuition - Friends

$295


Course Description

In this all-level course, we will cover the elements of letterpress printing. Learn basic techniques for printing on the Vandercook and C&P presses, and using a collection of vintage wood and metal type. Instruction will include design and typesetting, inking and impression, and setting up and cleaning the press. Students are encouraged to bring ideas for Their own projects, whether a poster, cards, art print or book pages. This course requires preparation outside of class to complete projects; studio access is available outside of class. Supplies and tools needed for individual projects will be discussed in class.

Instructor

Michael Simons

Dates

Wed, Sep 21 – Dec 7 (No class Oct 12 & Nov 23) | 6:00 – 9:00pm

Location

Book Arts Studio | Santikos Building

Sessions

10

Tuition - Regular

$325

Tuition - Friends

$310


Course Description

Up your correspondence game—make your own unique holiday cards this year! Discover the basics of letterpress printing and get hands-on experience in this two-day workshop. Learn to set wood and metal type, as well as printer’s cuts with festive images and print on a cylinder press. Students will design their own card, print take-home pieces for themselves, and contribute to a collaborative card swap. See website for a list of materials; please bring a bag lunch.

Instructor

Michael Simons

Dates

Sat & Sun, Nov 5 & 6 | 9:30am – 5:00pm

Location

Book Arts Studio | Santikos Building

Sessions

2

Tuition - Regular

$190

Tuition - Friends

$175

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