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Risography 101

at Spudnik Press Cooperative - West Town 1821 W Hubbard St Ste 302, Chicago, Illinois 60622

The Risograph is an automated duplicator from Japan that efficiently produces offset-like prints in a variety of saturated colors. Though not originally intended for artistic application, the machine has recently gained traction (and notoriety) in small-press culture for its distinct look and efficiently as well as being rather finicky. This workshop...

Wednesday Jan 8th, 6pm - 9pm

Screenprinting Explorations

at Spudnik Press Cooperative - West Town 1821 W Hubbard St Ste 302, Chicago, Illinois 60622

Most people are fans of screenprinting whether they know it or not. Screenprinting is an art form known for its bold graphics and versatility. A close cousin of stenciling, screenprinting is relatively easy to learn, yet has many facets to explore and master.  Our eight-week class provides adequate time for new printers to complete a range of...

Tuesday Jan 7th, 6:30pm - 9pm

  (8 sessions)
$235

8 sessions

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Multi-Level Screenprinting

at Chicago Printmakers Collaborative - Lincoln Square 4912 N Western Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60625

This course engages color in an immediate way with this overview of the screen printing process. Photo processes will be covered, as well as all you need to know about ink preparation, registration and pulling awesome prints. Appropriate for all levels of experience, from beginner to advanced. Material list provided two weeks prior to first class....

Sunday Jan 19th, 4pm - 7pm

  (10 sessions)
$350

10 sessions

Introduction to Letterpress Printing

at Spudnik Press Cooperative - West Town 1821 W Hubbard St Ste 302, Chicago, Illinois 60622

This course is the perfect introduction to letterpress printing. Students will develop foundational skills by using a composing stick to hand set lines of types. From there, projects will introduce more technical considerations as well as creative approaches to printing. Students will learn to learn to lock-up type, set pressure, mix and modify ink...

Tuesday Jan 7th, 6:30pm - 9pm

T-Shirts & Totebags Screenprinting Workshop

at Spudnik Press Cooperative - West Town 1821 W Hubbard St Ste 302, Chicago, Illinois 60622

Convert your own drawing or design to a collection of hand-printed wearable items in this energetic and informative one-day workshop. Printing an assortment of t-shirts or totebags is practical, fun and incredibly gratifying! Students will bring to the workshops with a bold black and white drawing, a high-contrast photo, or a digital design. While...

Sunday Feb 9th, 1pm - 5pm

Stone Lithography

at Chicago Printmakers Collaborative - Lincoln Square 4912 N Western Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60625

In this class, students will learn the processes and techniques of drawing on and printing from stones. CPC is one of the few places in Chicago where students have access to traditional lithographic limestones and is an exceptional studio to learn the lithography process. In this ten-week course, students will learn how to translate their images to...

Tuesday Jan 14th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (10 sessions)
$375

10 sessions

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Pop-Up Paper Holiday Card Workshop

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Get ready for the holidays! Create three lovely botanical pop-up cards, each featuring a seasonal favorite: poinsettia, mistletoe, and an evergreen wreath.  Beginners are welcome, but some of the structures can be challenging if you are new to paper craft. All tools are supplied.

Sunday Dec 15th, 12pm - 3:30pm

Sgraffito Workshop

at GnarWare Workshop - Lower West Side 1838 West Cermak Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60608

Sgraffito like a print maker! This class is led by Liz Born from Hoof Print, a local printmaking studio. She will go through techniques of mapping out and creating reductive drawing on clay surfaces.  This class will include two cups to sgraffito on, but participants are welcome to bring their own leather hard pieces!  All work will be...

Friday Jan 17th, 6pm - 8pm

Letterpress Pressure Prints

at Spudnik Press Cooperative - West Town 1821 W Hubbard St Ste 302, Chicago, Illinois 60622

By combining stencils and low-relief collages with letterpress printing, artists can make textural images reminiscent of rubbings and collagraphs. Variation in the thickness of cut paper, string, plants, netting and other relatively two-dimensional items effect the amount of ink transferred by the cylinder of the press to the paper and leave a rich...

Sunday Feb 2nd, 1pm - 5pm

Techniques in Monoprinting

at Spudnik Press Cooperative - West Town 1821 W Hubbard St Ste 302, Chicago, Illinois 60622

Monoprinting is a form of printmaking that favors organic, gestural, textural, and ephemeral marks and imagery. This process is incredibly immediate, playful, and a multi-faceted type of printmaking, and therefore well suited to first time printers and artists who typically work with paint, mixed media, and sculpture. These prints usually begin from...

Wednesday Feb 19th, 1pm - 5pm

  (4 sessions)
$145

4 sessions

Greeting Card (Ages 16+)

at Evanston Art Center - Evanston 1717 Central St, Evanston, Illinois 60201

Have fun, and create your own greeting cards on paper of your choice! With smaller sized cards, it is easy to manage imagery of your choice, including minimal designs, flowers, graphics, and text.

Tuesday Jan 7th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (5 sessions)
$225

5 sessions

Printmaking Basics: Screenprinting, Relief, Monotype

at Chicago Printmakers Collaborative - Lincoln Square 4912 N Western Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60625

At the end of this class, the students will learn the basics of hand printing. Get creative while learning the basics of three unique printmaking processes: screenprinting, relief, and monoprinting. Fundamental techniques will be covered, including carving and printing linoleum blocks, exposing images to screens, printing with oil and water-based...

Monday Jan 13th, 6pm - 9pm

  (6 sessions)
$270

6 sessions

Letterpress Valentines

at Spudnik Press Cooperative - West Town 1821 W Hubbard St Ste 302, Chicago, Illinois 60622

Celebrate Saint Valentine by impressing your friends, family, and coworkers with a clever hand-printed valentine. Making your own greeting card is a perfect foray into letterpress printing! Using our vintage collection of letterpress cuts and ornaments in combination with wood and metal type, participants will design and print their own unique statement...

Wednesday Jan 29th, 6pm - 9pm

Relief Printmaking

at Chicago Printmakers Collaborative - Lincoln Square 4912 N Western Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60625

Using hand tools, students will learn to produce linoleum and woodcut prints, printing by hand and with a press. Clear instruction and introductory exercises will guide beginners in learning this medium; students with previous experience will be challenged to develop ideas and engage in more advanced techniques such as multiple-block color and reduction...

Monday Feb 24th, 6pm - 9pm

  (4 sessions)
$190

4 sessions

Expanded Print

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop 37 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60603

Explore DIY printmaking techniques that don't require a dedicated print studio including monotype, relief, image transfer, and basic screen printing. Experiment with a variety of approaches to materials and installation, and through course projects, discover the creative and critical potential of print within the broader field of contemporary art...

Wednesday Feb 5th, 6pm - 9pm

  (10 sessions)
$585

10 sessions

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