March 2019 Workshops at Pyramid Atlantic Art Center

By Editorial Team on March 18, 2019
Courtesy of Pyramid Atlantic Art Center.

MISPRINTS Happy Hour Printing Sessions:
March 20, 5:30-7:30pm | $12-15
As part of Pyramid’s MISPRINTS exhibition and the 100th Anniversary of the “Inverted Jenny” airmail stamp, join Pyramid at College Park Aviation Museum. Print your own postcard, enjoy the museum’s airmail exhibit Delivering America: Airmail to Email, and mingle with friends while sipping wine, beer, or soda.
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A second session is scheduled at Pyramid Atlantic on April 4, from 6-8 pm.

MAKE+TAKEPamphlet Stitch with Interior Pocket 
March 20, 7-9pm | $40
Join us to learn how to make a travel-themed notebook using the pamphlet stitch, a simple but versatile structure. We’ll be adding a fresh spin by using non-traditional colors and threads that make these books pop. Learn More 

MAKE + TAKE: Screenprinted Women’s History Posters
March 21, 7-9pm | $40
Put on an apron and join us! We’ll have designs burned into screens, inks mixed, and paper ready. Just bring yourself. This session we will guide you through screenprinting posters of women who have won a Nobel peace prize, or have otherwise overcome barriers. Learn More

WORKSHOPBlock-Printed Patterned Boxes
March 23, 10am-1pm & March 24, 2-5pm | $155
Want to learn how to create patterns with bold colors? Join this fun and hands-on workshop where you will design and carve block prints to create a collection of end sheets, a collapsible origami box, and a blizzard book. Learn More

MAKE + TAKE: Plaster Relief Printing
March 26, 7-9pm | $40
Want to make a good impression? We’ll have ink mixed, tools out, and paper ready. Plaster as a relief medium allows for very gestural and intuitive work for adults as well as children old enough to safely handle a sharp tool. Learn More

WORKSHOP:
One Page Wonder Books on the Vandercooks

March 29 & April 5, 6:30-9:30pm | $100
One Page Wonders, also known as 8-folds, are the classic format for zine-making. We’ll combine that simple format with the austere lines of linoleum block-prints, making books that mix the popular appeal of a mass-produced design with illustrations created by hand. Learn More

WORKSHOP:
Pochoir & The Pocket Line Book

March 30-31, 10am-5pm | $365
We will produce pochoir samples using Hedi Kyle’s pocket-link book design. Artists far and wide continue to be inspired by her masterful paper engineering and particular genius for transforming the architecture and action of the book. Learn More

Pyramid Atlantic is located at 4318 Gallatin Street, Hyattsville MD. More at  pyramidatlanticartcenter.org or 301-608-9101.