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Printmaking and Book Arts

 

Explore printmaking and handmade books in our fully-equipped studio. Letterpress and bookbinding complement techniques such as etching, relief and screenprinting. Get creative with traditional, contemporary and experimental approaches to printmaking. With generous open studio time and non-toxic inks and solvents, printmaking has something for students of all skill levels. Additional materials and paper are available for sale from instructors and monitors. Open Studio is included with tuition.

What to expect in First-time Letterpress

OPEN STUDIO Summer 2021 Session I Schedule

Open Studio Sign Up

Summer 2021 - June 21, 2021 - August 29, 2021

BEGINNER/ADVANCED BEGINNER

Bookbinding II (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $180.00 / Non-Members $185.00
June 24

First-Time Bookmaking (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $175.00 / Non-Members $180.00
June 26, July 31

First-Time Bookmaking (4 Weeks)

LAC Members $140.00 / Non-Members $145.00
June 27

First-Time Etching (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $175.00 / Non-Members $180.00
June 23

First-Time Letterpress (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $175.00 / Non-Members $180.00
June 26, July 31

First-Time Screen Printing On Paper (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $175.00 / Non-Members $180.00
June 21, July 26, August 1

First-Time Screen Printing on Paper (4 Weeks)

LAC Members $140.00 / Non-Members $145.00
June 27

Introduction to Relief Printmaking (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $180.00 / Non-Members $185.00
August 1

Introduction to Relief Printmaking (4 Weeks)

LAC Members $145.00 / Non-Members $150.00
June 27

Mixed Media Printmaking (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $180.00 / Non-Members $185.00
July 28

MULTILEVEL

Multilevel Screen Printing on Paper (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $340.00 / Non-Members $350.00
June 24

INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED

Guided Printmaking Projects (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $190.00 / Non-Members $195.00
June 23

Print on Clay (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $365.00 / Non-Members $375.00
June 22

WORKSHOP

Monoprints for Custom Handmade Books (2 Days)

LAC Members $130.00 / Non-Members $135.00
July 10

Pop-up Cards (1 Day)

LAC Members $70.00 / Non-Members $75.00
July 24

Fall 2021 - September 13, 2021 - November 21, 2021

BEGINNER/ADVANCED BEGINNER

Exploring Letterpress: The Broadside (3 Weeks)

LAC Members $116.00 / Non-Members $121.00
September 18

First-Time Bookmaking (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $185.00 / Non-Members $190.00
September 13, September 16, September 18, October 18, October 23

First-Time Screen Printing On Paper (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $185.00 / Non-Members $190.00
September 13, September 14, September 19, October 18, October 19, October 24

Introduction to Relief Printmaking (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $190.00 / Non-Members $195.00
September 15, September 19, October 20, October 24

Mixed Media Printmaking (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $190.00 / Non-Members $195.00
October 19

Scrappy Sketchbooks (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $190.00 / Non-Members $195.00
October 21

MULTILEVEL

Multilevel Screen Printing on Paper (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $360.00 / Non-Members $370.00
September 16

INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED

Guided Printmaking Projects (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $200.00 / Non-Members $205.00
September 14, October 19

Print on Clay (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $385.00 / Non-Members $395.00
September 16

WORKSHOP

French Link Stitch Book Workshop (1 Day)

LAC Members $70.00 / Non-Members $75.00
September 25