Fall

Beginning Printmaking (760)

Deborah Mattson / Print Studio
Thursday, September 9 - November 11
1 - 4:30 pm / 10 weeks
$305 / Members: $285

Survey printmaking methods and techniques exploring the history and practice of printmaking. Projects range from carving stamps and blocks to intaglio and simple lithography. Students will focus on one or more favorite methods to complete printmaking projects of their choice.
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Beginning Printmaking (761)


Deborah Mattson / Print Studio
Thursday, September 9 - November 11
5:30 -9 pm / 10 weeks
$305 / Members: $285

Survey printmaking methods and techniques exploring the history and practice of printmaking. Projects range from carving stamps and blocks to intaglio and simple lithography. Students will focus on one or more favorite methods to complete printmaking projects of their choice.
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Intermediate Printmaking (762)

Deborah Mattson / Print Studio
Thursday, September 9 - November 11
1 - 4:30 pm / 10 weeks
Prerequisite: Beginning Printmaking
$305 / Members: $285

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.
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Intermediate Printmaking (763)

Deborah Mattson / Print Studio
Thursday, September 9 - November 11
5:30 - 9 pm / 10 weeks
Prerequisite: Beginning Printmaking
$305 / Members: $285

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.
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Block Printing (764)

Trevor Grabill / Print Studio
Mondays, September 13 – November 15
5:30 – 9 pm / 10 weeks
$305 / Members: $285

Printing carved blocks is one of the oldest, simplest, and most versatile tools for reproducing art. Develop your relief printing skills in this class for all levels of printmakers. Learn the ins and outs of carving and printing linoleum and woodblocks, 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
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Screen Printing Basics (765)

Caitlyn Pelfresne / Print Studio
Tuesday, September 14 - October 12
5:30 - 9 pm / 5 weeks
$160 / Members: $140

Learn the basics of screen printing or develop your skills into multi-layer prints. Sessions include small group instruction and plenty of work time in the studio. You can use paper or fabric to make your own prints, cards, posters, or gifts. No prior experience needed. Bring drawings, photos, works-in-progress, or ideas to the first class.
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Screen Printing Basics (766)

Caitlyn Pelfresne / Print Studio
Tuesday, October 26 - November 16
5:30 - 9 pm / 4 weeks
$150 / Members: $130

Learn the basics of screen printing or develop your skills into multi-layer prints. Sessions include small group instruction and plenty of work time in the studio. You can use paper or fabric to make your own prints, cards, posters, or gifts. No prior experience needed. Bring drawings, photos, works-in-progress, or ideas to the first class.
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Intermediate Screen Printing (767)

Patrick Kinne / Print Studio
Wednesdays, September 8 - November 10
5:30 -9 pm / 10 weeks
$305 / Members: $285

Explore using screen printing as a fine art medium to emphasize employing multiple colors and experimental substrates to create elements in collage. Students should know basic screen-printing techniques.
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Intro to Lithography (768)

Don Dombrowski / Print Studio
Wednesdays, September 8 - November 10
1 - 4:30 pm / 5 weeks
$160 / Members: $140

Discover your drawings coming to life as reproducible prints. Focus on Pronto plate printing, as Pronto plates are one of the easiest and fastest printing processes. This course will also 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.
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Print Media Critique (769)

Trevor Grabill / Room 13
Saturday, November 6
11 am - 3:30 pm / One Day
$55 / Members: $35

Strengthen your work and clarify your ideas in this structured group critique for the active printmaker or photographer. Delve into why images are made and how to make them better in this discussion. Please bring several pieces of previous work to the class. There will be a half-hour break for lunch.
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Simple Bookmaking (770)

Deborah Mattson / Print Studio
Tuesdays, September 14 - November 16
1 - 4:30 pm/ / 10 weeks
$305 / Members: $285

Learn a variety of simple bookmaking techniques including single-sheet folded forms, and multiple-signature stitched books. Explore using recycled materials, some simple printmaking techniques for placing text and images in your books, and making ‘zines.
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The Unique Print (771)

Debbi Kreps / Print Studio
Mondays, September 13 - November 15
1 - 4:30 pm / 10 weeks
$305 / Members: $285

Explore monotype printmaking and experience working on screens, plexi, Gelli plates with ink, pencil, pastels, and paint to create these one-of-a-kind prints. Enjoy as-is, or layer for further interest.
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Printmaking at Home (772)

Deborah Mattson / Online with Zoom Pro
Wednesdays, September 8 - November 10
1 - 3 pm / 10 weeks
$170 / Members: $150

Learn a variety of printmaking techniques that can be done at home using supplies you may already have at hand. Projects will include stamping, eraser carving, gel plates, and kitchen lithography. Have fun using your printmaking skills to enhance all kinds of surfaces! A supply list will be sent upon registration.
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Zhen Xian Bao/Chinese Thread Book (775)

Deborah Mattson / Print Studio
Saturday, October 16
Noon - 4 pm / One Day
$100 / Members: $80

A zhen xian bao is a structure made up of graduated boxes folded from paper, which collapse to form a compact book. Originally used to store and carry needles and different colored threads, it can also be used to organize any small objects. Learn a variety of Asian paper folding techniques and make your own zhen xian bao.
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Fish Tales (774)

Deborah Mattson / Print Studio
Saturday, September 18
Noon - 4 pm / One Day
$80 / Members: $60

This workshop will combine two fish-themed projects. First, you will use the Japanese printmaking technique of gyotaku to make relief fish prints, using the Print Studio’s collection of cast rubber fish. Next, you will learn how to use your prints to make a Fishbone book, a structure that looks like a fish skeleton when viewed from above. You’ll take home your book, and any extra prints you’ve made.
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Gel Plate Cardmaking (776)

Debbi Kreps / Print Studio
Saturday, November 6
Noon - 4 pm / One Day
$80 / Members: $60

Celebrate the coming of the holidays with this workshop! Make beautiful monotype cards without a press using a remarkable product called “Gelli Plate.” By using a combination of paint, soft rubber rollers, color shapers, and stencils, you’ll create unique cards and gift tags perfect for giving to your friends and family.
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