Pyramid Atlantic Art Center August Workshops & Make + Takes

By Editorial Team on August 6, 2018
Photo courtesy of Pyramid Atlantic Art Center.


WORKSHOP: Buttonhole Stitch with Aubrey Dunn
August 8 | $75
Learn how to create a buttonhole stitch book with an exposed spine! We will spend the first half of the class learning how to complete this binding from start to finish, from prepping and punching signatures all the way through binding with two needles. You can use this information to create your own custom buttonhole book, where you can manipulate the size, thickness, colors, and cover material. Learn More

WORKSHOP: Pronto Papermaking with Christy Ball
August 9 | $75
Want to learn how to make paper, but don’t have a lot of extra time? Come learn how to form, press, and dry sheets of handmade paper. You’re sure to have a good time, meet other creatives, and leave the workshop with 20 sheets of handmade paper in a variety of colors. Learn More

WORKSHOP: Introduction to Monotype Prints with Akua Water Based Inks with Clare Winslow
August 9, 16 | $160
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. We will be using water-based AKUA inks, brush, stencils, and different papers to create colorful, painterly prints using the printing press. Learn More

WORKSHOP: Screenprinting on Fabric with Gretchen Schermerhorn
August 12 | $155
This hands­-on introductory class will provide screenprinting instruction, specifically for fabric. You will learn about sourcing printing equipment and materials, preparing your personal artwork for screen-printing, coating and exposing a screen, executing a screen print, heat setting a printed image, and fabric care. Learn More

MAKE + TAKE: Screenprinted Medley
August 6, 7 – 9pm | $40
This session will guide you through screenprinting a variety of images, some with multiple layers. We’ll have images burned into several small screens, ink mixed, and paper ready. Have some fun with it! There will also be a demo of the screen-burning process. No experience necessary! Learn More

MAKE + TAKE: Community Pulp Pour
August 15, 6 – 8pm | $40
Join us for an evening of collaborative pulp pouring as we break out the large molds from the paper studio. You will come home with 1-2 big sheets. Weather permitting, we will be working outside. Learn More

MAKE + TAKE: Pamphlet Stitch with Interior Pocket
August 15, 7 – 9pm | $40
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! We will provide all the materials you need, but feel free to bring your own maps or decorative papers! As an added bonus, we will be constructing a hidden pocket on the inside cover. Learn More

MAKE + TAKE: Block Printing with Speedy Carve
August 28, 6:30 – 8:30pm | $40
This session you will introduce you to the basics of rubber relief printing and the process of hand printing. You will carve your own 2″x4″ block and come away with an edition of 10-12 miniprints. We’ll have ink mixed, tools galore, and paper ready. No experience necessary! Learn More