Workshops and Classes

September 2019 Workshops at Pyramid Atlantic Art Center

Courtesy of Pyramid Atlantic Art Center.

Workshop:
Gelatin Plate Printmaking
September 12, 6:30–9:30pm | $75
Create beautiful, unique prints in minutes without a press using Akua waterbased inks, Golden Open acrylics, and Gelatin plates. We will utilize a variety of materials including painting tools, stencils, and natural and found objects. You will create hand-printed pieces suitable for mixed media projects as well as finished prints. Learn More >

MAKE + TAKE:
Decorative Side Binding
September 18, 7–9pm | $40
Learn how to make soft cover journals using side binding techniques. Also known as Japanese stab binding, this simple yet versatile structure is unique in that it is bound with flat sheets of paper rather than folded leaflets. You will go home with at least two hand made books in colors of your choosing. Learn More >

MAKE + TAKE:
Woodblock Printed Flag Banners
September 18, 7–9pm | $40
Porch season is still running strong. To celebrate, we’ll be making hand-printed fabric banners. Learn to print from a hand-carved sunny wood block with your choosing of colorful fabric and ink. We’ll hand-stitch a hem and add a wood dowel so you’ll come home with a warm ready-to-hang decoration! Learn More >

MAKE + TAKE:
Fall Inclusions Papermaking
September 18, 7–9pm | $40
Get geared up for autumn! We’ll have vats filled with a variety of pulp and fallen leaves to include to make beautiful papers. All materials are provided, all you need to do is pull on your waterproof shoes. Feel free to bring your own thin, lightweight plant matter to add to your papers. Learn More >

MAKE + TAKE:
Back to School Bookmarks
September 19, 7–9pm | $40
Ready to dive into the school year? Learn to make colorful, patterned prints that we’ll trim and don with a ribbon. You’ll go home with a set of bookmarks to show off both your intellectual and artistic skills! Kids welcome with a registered adult! Learn More >

Workshop:
Double-Needle Coptic Stitch
September 21, 10am–4pm | $155
Further your bookbinding skills by learning how to make your own notebook in the traditional coptic structure. This coptic book opens completely flat for all your sketching and writing needs! You are welcome to bring your own decorative papers for the covers. Learn More >

MAKE + TAKE:
Autumnal Monoprints Coptic Stitch
September 24, 7–9pm | $40
Make a good impression! We’ll have ink mixed, pressure set, and paper ready. You will learn about the basics of monotype printing and the process of printing on a Rembrandt relief press. We’ll print directly from natural materials to create colorful and subtly detailed prints. Learn More >

MEMBERS ONLY WORKSHOP:
Screenprinting Monoprints
September 26, 7–9 pm
Free with membership. JOIN NOW! >

Come try a painterly approach to screenprinting! We will use acrylic paints on a screenprint to create immediate and colorful monoprints. Bring an image or an idea in mind, and be ready to experiment!
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Workshop:
Introduction to Western Papermaking
September 28, 10am–4pm | $155
This workshop covers the basic techniques of Western-style hand papermaking, including pulp preparation, sheet forming, couching, pressing, and drying. It includes an overview of decorative techniques, such as the use of pigments, inclusions, layering, and shaped deckles. Learn More >

Autumn Monoprints
September 29, 12–3pm | $75
Learn how to make interactive book forms that can easily be adapted to many projects. All the book forms covered in this workshop can be made with any variety of papers. Feel free to bring your old papers, scraps, maps, and ephemera to turn into playful books. Learn More >