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Family Studio Program

January 14, 2019

Come and make art side by side as a family. Each week, families will explore a new medium and create a beautiful project together. This program is best suited for families with children aged 3 to 8, however, all family members are welcome. Drop in for one session or buy a discounted package that includes […]

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Family Studio Program

January 14, 2019

Come and make art side by side as a family. Each week, families will explore a new medium and create a beautiful project together. This program is best suited for families with children aged 3 to 8, however, all family members are welcome. Drop in for one session or buy a discounted package that includes […]

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Family Studio Program

January 14, 2019

Come and make art side by side as a family. Each week, families will explore a new medium and create a beautiful project together. This program is best suited for families with children aged 3 to 8, however, all family members are welcome. Drop in for one session or buy a discounted package that includes […]

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Family Studio Program

January 14, 2019

Come and make art side by side as a family. Each week, families will explore a new medium and create a beautiful project together. This program is best suited for families with children aged 3 to 8, however, all family members are welcome. Drop in for one session or buy a discounted package that includes […]

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Family Studio Program

January 14, 2019

Come and make art side by side as a family. Each week, families will explore a new medium and create a beautiful project together. This program is best suited for families with children aged 3 to 8, however, all family members are welcome. Drop in for one session or buy a discounted package that includes […]

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Hectograph Printing– NEW!

January 14, 2019

Explore the hectograph printing process, a method developed in the mid–19th century as a means of duplicating documents. While its original function served to make multiples, hectograph printing has recently resurfaced as a means of making unique prints. We’ll cover aspects of this process by utilizing a homemade gelatin plate to create monoprints without a […]

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Intaglio Printing: Drypoint and Etching – NEW!

January 14, 2019

Learn the fundamentals of intaglio printmaking. Using acid–free techniques, we’ll learn non–toxic alternatives to traditional methods of plate making. We’ll combine linear and tonal methods to create and professionally edition a complete set of prints. You’ll gain the knowledge and skill set to incorporate intaglio into your existing studio practice.

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Indigo Vat Dyeing with Paste Resist – New!

January 14, 2019

Work with an organic indigo vat and a paste resist to pattern fabric. We’ll learn about the magic of indigo and talk about how to creatively block out areas of the fabric with a paste resist.

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Introduction to Linocut + Woodcut

January 14, 2019

Learn how to design and carve both wood and linoleum to create beautiful relief prints. You’ll learn about different carving tools and techniques for each surface, and we’ll also cover basic inking and printing techniques. Plan to leave with one small edition of both linocut and woodblock prints.

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Introduction to Modern Calligraphy

January 14, 2019

Explore the art of calligraphy. We’ll start by discussing the differences between traditional calligraphy, lettering, brush lettering and dip pen techniques. You’ll learn about basic tools, from traditional ink-nib pens to modern brush pens, and we’ll use them to practice pen strokes and eventually create letters from these strokes. Finally, we’ll cover difficult connections and […]

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Introduction to Modern Calligraphy

January 14, 2019

Explore the art of calligraphy. We’ll start by discussing the differences between traditional calligraphy, lettering, brush lettering and dip pen techniques. You’ll learn about basic tools, from traditional ink-nib pens to modern brush pens, and we’ll use them to practice pen strokes and eventually create letters from these strokes. Finally, we’ll cover difficult connections and […]

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Introduction to Screen Printing

January 14, 2019

Explore screen printing, a process that allows artists to create handprinted multiples of the same image. Translate your graphic design, photography, or drawings into vibrant, layered compositions. Learn a variety of ways to create screens that can be used to print onto fabric, paper or wood.

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Letterpress Posters

January 14, 2019

Learn your way around the letterpress studio as you create an edition of hand printed letterpress posters. We’ll cover the basics of typesetting for those who are new to letterpress and focus on designing physically, using what the print shop has to offer. You’ll learn to mix inks, operate letterpress equipment and practice inking techniques.

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Letterpress Editions – New!

January 14, 2019

Work on your letterpress projects in a supportive environment. Students will produce an edition of letterpress artifacts such as poetry broadsides, invitations, greeting cards, posters, chapbooks, or other projects. We’ll review typesetting and press operation, then the instructor will help guide you through the completion of your project.

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Mixed Media Visual Journaling (Ages 13–14)– NEW!

January 14, 2019

Express your identity, memory and creativity through the visual journal. We’ll create our own journals and take a journey into mixed media infused with art-making, collage and writing while learning a new medium each week.

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Mixed Media Image Transfers (Ages 9-10)

January 14, 2019

Learn a variety of methods of reproducing and applying images to surfaces including wood, glass, metal, and canvas. Then work to combine image and collage techniques, creating layered compositions.

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