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.
- December 16, 2017
- January 20, 2018
- February 17, 2018
- March 10, 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.
Six sessions, 7pm - 9:30pm
- January 18 - February 22 (Thursday evenings)
- March 8 - April 12 (Thursday evenings)
- April 26 - May 31 (Thursday evenings)
Includes all materials and the benefits of membership.
In this four-session class for beginners, students will learn three essential printmaking methods—block printing, silkscreen, and intaglio.
Sunday afternoons, 12pm - 4pm.
- January 14 - February 4, 2018
- March 11, 18, 25, April 8 1PM-5PM
- April 29 - May 20, 2018 1PM-5PM
Materials are included.
This two-session course introduces students to the essentials of mark-making and printing techniques in etching.
- January 27 - February 2 11AM-6PM
- April 21 - April 28 11AM-6PM
Materials included. The first introductory session may be taken as a stand-alone.
In this four-session relief printing course, students will learn the fundamentals of linocut and woodblock as well as experimental techniques.
Tuesdays, 7pm - 9:30pm.
- January 9 - January 30
- April 10 - May 5
Includes materials and carving tools.
In two sessions, learn the fundamentals of book making and a variety of basic to intermediate folded and sewn forms. Each class can be taken as a stand-alone, or both sessions may be taken together.
- Saturday, March 24, 2018, 1 - 4pm
- Saturday, March 31, 2018, 1 - 5pm
All binding materials provided.
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 four 2-hour sessions of one-on-one instruction (or equivalent), scheduled at mutual convenience with the master printer over the course of the month.
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.