Take a printmaking class with us
We keep our class sizes small to ensure individual attention, provide many materials so that you can get started right away, and all students enjoy shop access for work time for the duration of the class.
In this popular one-day intensive, you will learn the essentials of silkscreen printing on paper in a full day of printing. This is not a textile printing class, although students may bring up to four shirts or bags to print. If your primary interest is printing textiles, please consider taking Silkscreen Shirts and Bags.
May 19, 2018
June 16, 2018
July 7, 2018
August 11, 2018
September 8, 2018
Tuition of $130 includes materials to print on paper. Students may bring garments to print if they wish.
In our flagship long-format printmaking course, you'll master screen printing basics and move rapidly through a variety of experimental techniques.
Four sessions, 7pm - 9:30pm
June 21, 28, July 5, 12 (Thursday evenings)
August 23 - September 13 (Thursday evenings)
October 4 - 25 (Thursday evenings)
Includes all materials and access to shop during office hours (12-2, 6-close daily except Wednesdays).
In this four-session class for beginners, students will learn three essential printmaking methods—block printing, monoprint, and intaglio.
Monday evenings, 7pm - 10pm.
June 11th - July 9th, 2018 no class on July 2nd
September 10th - October 1st 2018
Materials are included.
This two-session weekend intensive course introduces students to the essentials of mark-making and printing techniques in etching. Students will develop a print in stages, starting with line etching on Saturday, and adding tone on Sunday.
June 30 - July 1 12PM-8PM
August 25 - August 26 12PM-8PM
October 27 - October 28 12PM-8PM
In this four-session relief printing course, students will learn the fundamentals of woodblock and relief printing, producing single color, multi-block, and jigsaw block prints.
Tuesdays, 7pm - 9:30pm.
July 24 - August 14
September 18 - October 9
Includes materials and carving tools.
Learn basic to advanced techniques in stone lithography with traditional drawing materials.
Three sessions on Saturday afternoons, 12pm - 6pm
September 22 - October 6
This one-day intensive introduces students to multicolor printing on shirts and bags, using an octopus textile rig.
Scheduled at mutual convenience, this one-day intensive takes 6 hours.
$150, BYO items to print on and we provide the rest. Silkscreen experience required.
Includes one month of membership and three 3-hour sessions of one-on-one instruction (or equivalent), scheduled at mutual convenience with the master printer over the course of the month.
Different processes have different requirements in terms of materials and staff preparation.
Students wishing to learn Silkscreen should choose the Silkscreen Tutorial option.
Students wishing to learn a process other than silkscreen from scratch should choose the Other Process option - this includes relief, collograph, etching, lithography, or any combination of processes.
Experienced printers looking to expand their command of a process or for a refresher should choose the Assisted Membership option.
Take a one-day tutorial in any of our traditional printmaking processes with the Master Printer or Shop Manager. You'll learn the basics with a focus on creating finished prints of your own work.
Scheduled at mutual convenience. You may book this for a single student for $150, or for two students working in the same process for $250. For larger groups, contact us for customized private workshops.
In this one-on-one workshop with the Master Printer, learn to use our electroplating bath to "steelface" your etching plates. Steelfacing makes for easier printing, longer print runs, and more consistent printing of fine aquatints and drypoint plates.
BYO copper etching plates to steelface, as many as time permits. Scheduled at mutual convenience with the Master Printer.
In this two-session tutorial, students will learn to prepare templates for plate photolithography, expose and develop plates for a multi-layer image, and print their work.
All materials included.
In this four-session one-on-one tutorial, scheduled at mutual convenience with the Master Printer, students will explore the essential techniques of mokuhanga, traditional Japanese woodblock printing.
Materials are included.