Take a printmaking class with us
We offer workshops and tutorials in screen printing, block printing, etching, lithography, and more. We keep our class sizes small to ensure individual attention, and provide most materials so that you can get started right away. All students enjoy shop access during open hours for the duration of the class to work on class projects.
In this popular one-day intensive, you will learn the essentials of silkscreen printing on paper in a full day of printing. End the day with a completed multi-color print of your own design.
Saturdays, 11am-6pm. Materials to print on paper provided.
January 19 * SESSION FULL
February 16 * Only a few spots left!
March 16 * SESSION FULL
In our flagship long-format course, you'll master silkscreen printing basics and move rapidly through a variety of experimental techniques including spot color, CMYK printing, reduction, and more.
Four sessions, 7pm - 9:30pm. All materials provided.
February 28 - March 21, Thursday evenings
April 4 - April 25, Thursday evenings
Designed for the beginner to the dabbler, this class will cover the basics of Illustrator, and will teach you how to access the commands so the use of the program becomes secondary to your creative thought.
Thursday, January 24 from 6:30-9:30PM
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.
Four sessions on Tuesday evenings, 7:00-9:30PM. Tuition includes materials and carving tools.
January 29 - February 19
March 26 - April 16
Tutorial memberships are designed to meet the individual needs of students who want to learn a new printmaking skill, or need hands-on assistance, while completing an independent project. 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.
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.
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. BYO items to print on and we provide the rest. Silkscreen experience required.
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 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 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.