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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

HEALTH CERTIFICATION FORM

OPEN STUDIO FALL 2020 Session II Schedule

Open Studio Sign Up

Early Winter 2020 - November 30, 2020 - December 20, 2020

BEGINNER/ADVANCED BEGINNER

Advanced Beginner Letterpress Projects (3 Weeks)

LAC Members $110.00 / Non-Members $115.00
December 2

Exploring Letterpress: The Broadside (3 Weeks)

LAC Members $110.00 / Non-Members $115.00
December 5

MULTILEVEL

Continuing Screen Printing on Paper (3 Weeks)

LAC Members $115.00 / Non-Members $120.00
December 3

Guided Printmaking Projects (3 Weeks)

LAC Members $115.00 / Non-Members $120.00
November 30

INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED

Toner Litho Transfer on Clay (3 Weeks)

LAC Members $120.00 / Non-Members $125.00
December 1

WORKSHOP

Screen Print on Clay Refresher Workshop (1 Day)

LAC Members $90.00 / Non-Members $95.00
December 6

ONLINE: Early Winter 2020 - November 30, 2020 - December 20, 2020

BEGINNER/ADVANCED BEGINNER

ONLINE: Websites For Artists (3 Weeks)

LAC Members $95.00 / Non-Members $100.00
November 30

MULTILEVEL

ONLINE: Accordion Fold Books (3 Weeks)

LAC Members $95.00 / Non-Members $100.00
November 30

ONLINE: Block Printing Repeat Patterns (Tessellations) (3 Weeks)

LAC Members $95.00 / Non-Members $100.00
December 1

ONLINE: Chainstitch Books (3 Weeks)

LAC Members $95.00 / Non-Members $100.00
December 3

ONLINE: Colorful Stitched Books (3 Weeks)

LAC Members $95.00 / Non-Members $100.00
November 30

ONLINE: Seasonal Relief Printing (3 Weeks)

LAC Members $95.00 / Non-Members $100.00
December 6

Winter 2021 - January 11, 2021 - March 21, 2021

BEGINNER/ADVANCED BEGINNER

First-Time Letterpress (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $175.00 / Non-Members $180.00
January 12, January 13, January 16, February 17, February 20

First-Time Screen Printing On Paper (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $175.00 / Non-Members $180.00
January 11, January 12, January 17, February 15, February 16, February 21

Introduction to Relief Printmaking (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $180.00 / Non-Members $185.00
January 17, February 16

Relief II: Multi-Block to Relief Printmaking (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $180.00 / Non-Members $185.00
February 21

MULTILEVEL

Multilevel Screen Printing on Paper (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $340.00 / Non-Members $350.00
January 14

INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED

Print on Clay (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $365.00 / Non-Members $375.00
January 13

ONLINE: Winter 2021 - January 11, 2021 - March 21, 2021

BEGINNER/ADVANCED BEGINNER

ONLINE: Websites For Artists (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $160.00 / Non-Members $165.00
January 17

MULTILEVEL

ONLINE: Bookbinding II (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $160.00 / Non-Members $165.00
February 15

ONLINE: Easy Bookbinding at Home (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $160.00 / Non-Members $165.00
January 14, January 17, February 18, February 21

ONLINE: Introduction to Relief Printmaking (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $160.00 / Non-Members $165.00
January 16, February 20

ONLINE: Monoprints for Custom Handmade Books (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $160.00 / Non-Members $165.00
January 11