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Screenprinting on Fabric

at Pyramid Atlantic Art Center - Hyattsville
4318 Gallatin St, Hyattsville, Maryland 20781

New to screen­printing? Fabric is a fantastic medium to print onto and can be translated into a great range of applications. This hands­-on introductory class will provide instruction of the screenprinting process, specifically for fabric. You will learn about: sourcing printing equipment and materials preparing your personal artwork for screenprinting...

$155

Sunday Jan 21st, 11am

Linocut Printmaking

at Pyramid Atlantic Art Center - Hyattsville
4318 Gallatin St, Hyattsville, Maryland 20781

Using relief printing techniques, students learn how to create a linocut relief print by creating an initial drawing, then transferring and carving it onto a linoleum block to be printed. Relief printing is the process of carving away material on a flat surface. The remaining surface is then “rolled” with ink and pressed onto paper to make a final...

$160

2 sessions

Thursday Jan 25th, 6pm

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Screenprint 101

at Pyramid Atlantic Art Center - Hyattsville
4318 Gallatin St, Hyattsville, Maryland 20781

Interested in learning the basics of screenprinting or becoming certified in the screenprint studio? In this workshop, you will learn how to work independently in the darkroom and studio. Participants will learn the basics of preparing images, exposing screens, and printing with water-based inks.

$130

Saturday Jan 27th, 10am

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Screen Printing

at Stone Branch School of Art - Rockville
1331-M Rockville Pike, Washington, District of Columbia 20852

Curious about screen printing? In this course, you will learn the fundamentals of screen printing from start to finish. Students will learn different methods of preparing images, transferring to the screen, and printing multiple layers with water-based inks to make an editions of beautiful art prints.

$320

8 sessions

Thursday Jan 25th, 12:30pm

Introduction to Tabletop Letterpress

at Pyramid Atlantic Art Center - Hyattsville
4318 Gallatin St, Hyattsville, Maryland 20781

Have you ever fantasized about having a small letterpress in your home? This workshop will cover the basics of letterpress printing with antique lead type on a Chandler & Price Pilot tabletop platen press. Students will learn how to: set lead type operate the tabletop press troubleshoot clean and maintain the press Each participant...

$150

Saturday Jan 20th, 10am

Introduction to Gelatin Printing

at Plaza Artist Materials - Rockville
1776 E Jefferson St #1119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

We will learn how to produce monoprints through the use of gelatin plates instead of a printing press. We will experiment with homemade and commercial products that provide a gelatin-like surface for printing. Gel plates can be coated with acrylic paints and texturized to produce interesting textures and unpredictable surface effects. We will use stamps,...

$50

Saturday Jan 27th, 10am

Photo Lithography

at Pyramid Atlantic Art Center - Hyattsville
4318 Gallatin St, Hyattsville, Maryland 20781

In this course, students will explore lithography using photo-sensitive Aluminum Litho Plates. Students will explore creating hand-drawn and digitally produced photo positives, and learn proper exposure, development, and printing of Photo Litho Plates. The instructor will digitally print positives for students as part of class structure. Students will...

$208

2 sessions

Sunday Jan 28th, 11am

Stone Lithography

at Pyramid Atlantic Art Center - Hyattsville
4318 Gallatin St, Hyattsville, Maryland 20781

Learn the basics of stone lithography, including: graining principles of drawing etching printing troubleshooting Participants will make one small edition of prints during class. Students with prior experience will be shown color, additive and subtractive stone reworking, and counteretching.

$400

5 sessions

Saturday Feb 3rd, 10am

Printmaking: Survey (15+)

at Stone Branch School of Art - Rockville
1331-M Rockville Pike, Washington, District of Columbia 20852

This course introduces students to a range of printmaking techniques. Students will learn fundamentals of relief printing in wood or linoleum, dry point and mono type. Black and white work is emphasized though students will be introduced to chin colle as a method of adding color to their prints.

$320

8 sessions

Wednesday Jan 31st, 6:30pm

Large-scale repeat pattern screenprinting

at Pyramid Atlantic Art Center - Hyattsville
4318 Gallatin St, Hyattsville, Maryland 20781

Learn how to print a repeat pattern on to a 4' x 8' piece of paper or fabric. Working in a tag team fashion with 48" x 36" screens, you and one other participant will learn how to take your design into a grid and carry out a sequence of a printed pattern. Prerequisite: Screenprint 101, Screenprinting on Fabric, or other screenprinting experience...

$160

Saturday Feb 3rd, 10am

Introduction to Monotype with Akua water based inks

at Pyramid Atlantic Art Center - Hyattsville
4318 Gallatin St, Hyattsville, Maryland 20781

Enjoy the expressiveness and versatility of monotype printmaking. Monotypes are one-of-a-kind prints made by adding or removing ink from a plate which is then printed using a printing press. Additional layers can be created by adding other elements to the plate and passing it through the press one or more times, resulting in rich, multfaceted images....

$160

2 sessions

Wednesday Jan 24th, 6pm

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Photopolymer & Letterpress for Graphic Designers

at Pyramid Atlantic Art Center - Hyattsville
4318 Gallatin St, Hyattsville, Maryland 20781

Combine your design knowledge with vintage letterpress printing techniques and print your own designs using photopolymer plates! In this workshop you will learn how to take your designs from sketches to computer layouts to letterpress printed pieces. We will cover: basic press operation printing with photopolymer plates designing for letterpress...

$155

Saturday Jan 27th, 10am

Encaustic: Painting with Hot Wax

at Plaza Artist Materials - Rockville
1776 E Jefferson St #1119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

This workshop is a fun introduction for those new to encaustic, and those who seek to refine their skills. Diversity of learning is covered, including basic materials and techniques and safety issues. We will discuss supports, grounds, layering, scraping, fusing, transparencies, collage, image transfer, and combining encaustic with oil and other media. ...

$65

Creative Painting

at Plaza Artist Materials - Rockville
1776 E Jefferson St #1119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

Expand your painting skills with this ongoing class! You may choose to work in watercolor, acrylic, water mixable oils, pastel, oil pastel, mixed media, and/or printmaking. Receive personal instruction, critique, and guidance in an easy-going environment that encourages experimentation. All levels welcome!

$25

Introduction to Letterpress on the Vandercook Press

at Pyramid Atlantic Art Center - Hyattsville
4318 Gallatin St, Hyattsville, Maryland 20781

Get started with letterpress! This workshop will cover the basics of letterpress printing with antique lead type on a Vandercook flatbed cylinder press. You will learn how to set type, operate a Vandercook press and clean the press. Each participant will set a few lines of text of their own choosing and print a small edition (10-15 prints).

$155

Saturday Feb 3rd, 10am