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Screenprinting on Textiles

at Spudnik Press Cooperative - West Town 1821 W Hubbard St Ste 302, Chicago, Illinois 60622

Knowing how to print on fabric opens up a slew of opportunities. Designing custom apparel, making gifts, stocking an Etsy store, making unique yardage for sewing projects, and manufacturing your own kickstarter rewards are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to potential fabric printing projects! Screenprinting uses a stencil to transfer ink...

Tuesday Mar 5th, 6:30pm - 9pm

  (8 sessions)
$235

8 sessions

Photopolymer Gravure

at Chicago Printmakers Collaborative - Lincoln Square 4912 N Western Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60625

Artists in this 2-day workshop will create intaglio prints using photo-polymer plates. This material, also used for letterpress and relief printing, can capture every nuance of a continuous tone photograph, as well as direct drawing on transparent media. Using digital or hand-made positives in combination with an aquatint screen, artists can easily...

Saturday Feb 16th, 10am - 2:30pm

  (2 sessions)
$150

2 sessions

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Risography 101

at Spudnik Press Cooperative - West Town 1821 W Hubbard St Ste 302, Chicago, Illinois 60622

The Risograph is an automated duplicator from Japan that efficiently produces offset-like prints in a variety of saturated colors. Though not originally intended for artistic application, the machine has recently gained traction (and notoriety) in small-press culture for its distinct footprint and efficiently as well as being rather finicky. This...

Sunday Mar 3rd, 2pm - 5pm

Printmaking in the Maker Lab

at Evanston Art Center - Evanston 1717 Central St, Evanston, Illinois 60201

Use EAC’s laser engraver to "etch" onto acrylic for printmaking! We will introduce the variety of technology EAC’s Maker Lab has to offer, and how it can be catered to meet your printmaking practice! Come with a basic image you would like to have engraved.

Saturday Feb 16th, 1pm - 4pm

Inkjet Printing

at Evanston Art Center - Evanston 1717 Central St, Evanston, Illinois 60201

After you’ve taken the perfect photo, take it to the next step and learn how to make inkjet prints of your photos using Photoshop! We will go over how to open and prep your images for printing, how to properly re-size your image, and how to print through Photoshop to get the best results.  Students will be able to print on both matte and luster...

Saturday Feb 23rd, 1pm - 4pm

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Relief Printmaking

at Chicago Printmakers Collaborative - Lincoln Square 4912 N Western Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60625

Using hand tools, students will learn to produce linoleum and woodcut prints, printing by hand and with a press. Clear instruction and introductory exercises will guide beginners in learning this medium; students with previous experience will be challenged to develop ideas and engage in more advanced techniques such as multiple-block color and reduction...

Monday Mar 4th, 6pm - 9pm

  (4 sessions)
$190

4 sessions

Print& Stitch: Relief, Screen Printing and Embroidery

at Evanston Art Center - Evanston 1717 Central St, Evanston, Illinois 60201

Print& Stitch: Relief, Screen Printing and Embroidery for Textiles  Explore woodcut and screen print in combination with embroidery to create wearable objects and artworks. You will learn basics of screen printing, relief printing and hand stitching and complete 3 projects.  Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate

Wednesday Feb 20th, 9:30am - 12:30pm

  (5 sessions)
$220

5 sessions

Letterpress Pressure Prints

at Spudnik Press Cooperative - West Town 1821 W Hubbard St Ste 302, Chicago, Illinois 60622

By combining stencils and low-relief collages with letterpress printing, artists can make textural images reminiscent of rubbings and collagraphs. Variation in the thickness of cut paper, string, plants, netting and other relatively two-dimensional items effect the amount of ink transferred by the cylinder of the press to the paper and leave a rich...

Sunday Mar 10th, 2pm - 6pm

Screenprinting Explorations

at Spudnik Press Cooperative - West Town 1821 W Hubbard St Ste 302, Chicago, Illinois 60622

Most people are fans of screenprinting whether they know it or not. Screenprinting is an art form known for its bold graphics and versatility. A close cousin of stenciling, screenprinting is relatively easy to learn, yet has many facets to explore and master.  Our eight-week class provides adequate time for new printers to complete a range of...

Friday Apr 26th, 10am - 12:30pm

  (8 sessions)
$235

8 sessions

DIY Screenprinted Tea Towels

at Spudnik Press Cooperative - West Town 1821 W Hubbard St Ste 302, Chicago, Illinois 60622

This is a fun opportunity to make a snazzy set of tea towels featuring any image you choose! Bring your own design, hand lettering or illustration and we’ll provide the ink, screens, and tea towels. You’ll spend an afternoon learning the basics of screenprinting on fabric and leave with a set of four kitchen towels to gift or keep for yourself!...

Wednesday Feb 27th, 6pm - 9pm

Printmaking Foundations

at Spudnik Press Cooperative - West Town 1821 W Hubbard St Ste 302, Chicago, Illinois 60622

For anyone who wants to be creative through printmaking, our foundations class introduces first time printers to the wide variety of printmaking processes, equipment, and resources at Spudnik Press Cooperative.  Students will experiment with three unique types of printmaking throughout the six weeks. With each printing process inducing its own...

Tuesday Apr 2nd, 6:30pm - 9pm

  (6 sessions)
$190

6 sessions

Risography 102: Bring Your Own Files

at Spudnik Press Cooperative - West Town 1821 W Hubbard St Ste 302, Chicago, Illinois 60622

Risography 102 reinforces the skills introduced in Riso 101. Each student will bring their own project to set-up and print during the workshop. Best practices for imposition or layout for zines and publications will be reviewed as well as tips for color separation and digital file set-up. Smart file set up is step #1 to ensure smooth and efficient...

Wednesday Mar 6th, 6pm - 9pm

Digital Darkroom

at Evanston Art Center - Evanston 1717 Central St, Evanston, Illinois 60201

Learn how to create digital negatives from images you have, and develop them in the darkroom! We will review how to prepare a digital image for negative printing, discuss the printing process in the darkroom, and create your own print. We will also experiment with ways to manipulate the printing process that are unique to the darkroom. Please come...

Saturday Mar 9th, 1pm - 4pm

Monotypes & Collographs

at Spudnik Press Cooperative - West Town 1821 W Hubbard St Ste 302, Chicago, Illinois 60622

Monotypes and collographs are two forms of printmaking that favor organic, gestural, textural, and ephemeral marks and imagery. They are also incredibly immediate, playful, and multi-faceted type of printmaking, and therefore well suited to first time printmakers and artists who typically work with paint, mixed media, and sculpture. Monotypes usually...

Saturday Mar 30th, 10am - 12:30pm

  (6 sessions)
$190

6 sessions

Intro to Analog Darkroom Photography

at Evanston Art Center - Evanston 1717 Central St, Evanston, Illinois 60201

Learn technical aspects of exposure, developing and printing in the darkroom as you explore and respond to the visual qualities of the medium.  The format includes photographing with 35mm manual film cameras, developing black and white film, and making black and white silver gelatin prints in the darkroom.  Bring your analog camera if ...

Friday Feb 22nd, 9:30am - 12:30pm

  (5 sessions)
$195

5 sessions

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