February 2019 Workshops at Pyramid Atlantic Art Center

By Editorial Team on February 4, 2019
Courtesy of Pyramid Atlantic Art Center.

Workshops

Intro to Stone Lithography
February 10, 17, 24, & March 3 12–4pm  | $415
Learn the basics of stone lithography, including graining, principles of drawing, etching, printing, and troubleshooting. You will complete one small edition of prints. Students with prior experience will be shown color, additive and subtractive stone reworking, and counteretching. Learn More >

Trace Monotypes with Multi-Layer Colors
February 12 & 19, 6-9pm  |  $155
Jump start your home studio practice with two versatile, accessible, and flexible monotype techniques. You can achieve unique marks resembling a cross between lithography and mokuhanga, all without a press. This workshop is broken up into two 3-hour long sessions that introduce all aspects of the process. You will have ample time to explore both methods and adopt it into your own practice. Learn More >

MAKE + TAKE:
Decorative Stab Binding
February 13, 6–8pm  |  $40
This month in the bindery, we’ll show you how to make a soft cover side-bound book. Otherwise known as stab binding, this stitch is unique in that it utilizes sheets of paper rather than folded leaflets, making it easier to incorporate paper with text or imagery. Learn More >

Off The Grid Printmaking
February 16, 23, & March 2, 10am-1pm  |  $235
Come discover the never ending potential of relief printmaking through this unique 3-day workshop. You will experiment with carving and mark making with multiple 4″x6″ sintra plates, guided through the process of producing multiple relief prints to develop a floating effect, and produce a unique, layered final product. Learn More >

Screenprinting 101
February 16, 11am–4pm  |  $130
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. You will learn the basics of preparing images, exposing screens, and printing with water-based inks.Learn More >

Introduction to Tabletop Letterpress
February 23, 10am–4pm  |  $155
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. Learn More >