July 2018 Workshops & Events at Pyramid Atlantic Art Center

By Editorial Team on July 9, 2018
Courtesy of Pyramid Atlantic Art Center.

WORKSHOP: What A Relief: Block Printing with Sammie Correa
July 11 | $75
Explore the fundamentals of rubber block printing and learn the history of relief printing in relation to contemporary artists utilizing the medium today​​. Design a custom sketch on paper, transfer an image on to a speedy-carve block, carve the images, then print image in a variety of colors. You will take home hand-carved blocks and custom relief prints! Learn More

MAKE + TAKE: Cast Pulp Bowls
July 18, 6 – 8pm | $40
Learn how to make handmade paper bowls. Feel free to bring any dried flowers, paper scraps, or string to incorporate into your bowl. Learn More

MAKE + TAKE: What’s In Your Wallet? Flag Books
June 18, 7 – 9pm | $40
Learn how to make a flag book that incorporates scrap paper such as postcards, business cards, or hotel keys. Learn More

WORKSHOP: Introduction to Gold Foil Stamping with Mariko Iwata
July 19 | $50
Learn how to foil print on a Kensol Hot Stamping Press! Types of foil that will be used include gold foil & matte colored foil. Enjoy a printing demonstration on various material such as paper, leather, and book cloth. You will take home a set of coasters that you press yourself. At the conclusion of the class, you will have the tools necessary to order your own plates and set your own type to press your own design at a later time. Learn More

MAKE + TAKE: Screenprinted Summer Postcards
July 19, 7 – 9pm | $40
We’ll have an image burned in a screen, ink mixed, and paper ready. Just bring yourself and screenprint your very own summer-themed postcards. Learn More

WORKSHOP: Introduction to Monotype Prints with Amy Callner
July 21 | $150
Learn to make one-of-a-kind multicolor prints using Plexiglas plates, inks, stencils, mark making tools, and a printing press. This class is a fun introduction to the printshop if you have never done any printmaking before, and is open to ages 10 and up. Learn More

WORKSHOP: Introduction to Boxmaking: Slipcases with Sarah Noreen
July 22 | $150
Slipcases are a wonderfully easy way to enclose and protect a special, or odd-shaped, book or set of books. Learn how to measure, cut, cover, and assemble a four-sided, lined slipcase for a book of your choosing. Using the slipcase formula, you will then be able to construct slipcases to accommodate a variety of shapes and sizes according to your needs. Learn More

MAKE + TAKE: Plaster Relief Printing
July 24, 6:30 – 8:30pm | $40
Learn how to make relief prints using inexpensive and readily available materials. Relief printing is great for adults as well as children old enough to safely handle a sharp tool.  Learn More

Workshop: Digital Bootcamp for Screenprinting with Chelsae Blackman
July 26 | $75
This bootcamp will go over creating digital artwork for screenprinting. We’ll cover techniques like halftones, four-color process, and more. You’ll have the opportunity to prepare your own artwork for future screenprinting. Learn More

Workshop: Aluminum Plate Traditional Lithography with Melissa Ezelle
July 28-29 | $200
Learn the basics of aluminum plate lithography, from counter-etching, principles of drawing, etching and processing, printing, and trouble shooting. You will make one small edition of prints during class. Students with prior experience will be shown color, multiple plate printing, and registration techniques. Learn More