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Woodblock Printing

at The Morton Arboretum - Lisle 4100 Illinois Rte 53, Lisle, Illinois 60532

Create relief prints from carved blocks of wood. In woodblock printing, an image is carved in reverse on a piece of wood (areas that will not be printed are removed) leaving the image's outline on the wood. The block is then inked and printed on paper.  This introductory class will cover the history, tools, inks, paper, plate/blocks, and printing...

Wednesday Sep 11th, 7pm - 9:30pm

  (4 sessions)
$123

4 sessions

Relief Printmaking

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

Relief printmaking is a graphic and versatile type of printmaking that dates as far back as 500 BC. An image is carved in reverse onto a block, which is then inked and sent through a press. The tools are basic but the possibilities are expansive. Relief Printmaking empowers students (both first-time printmakers and experienced printmakers) to...

Saturday Oct 19th, 10am - 12:30pm

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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 Sep 16th, 6pm - 9pm

  (6 sessions)
$270

6 sessions

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 Oct 28th, 6pm - 9pm

  (4 sessions)
$190

4 sessions

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Linoleum Block Holiday Card Workshop

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

Create beautiful linoleum block botanical cards for the holidays. You will learn how to transfer your drawing to the linoleum, practice cutting the linoleum, and print the cards using stamp pads to create multicolor images. Basic supplies for the project are provided.

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$89

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Relief Printmaking

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

Explore traditional and contemporary methods of relief printmaking to become familiar with the tools, techniques and the translation of imagery and ideas for this direct and rewarding process. New students will be introduced to linoleum, wood, and alternative substrates.  Returning students will be guided through more advanced techniques including...

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$490

12 sessions

Mokuhanga Workshop

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

Participants will learn the basics of Japanese woodblock printmaking (mokuhanga) in this 2-day workshop. At the onset we will make a two-color print from prepared blocks using; water-based pigments, kento registration, and pressing with a baren – all hallmarks of this Japanese woodblock printmaking process dating back to the 17th century....

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$305

2 sessions

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Teen T-Shirt Printing

at One Strange Bird - Wicker Park 2124 W Division St, Chicago, Illinois 60622

Update your wardrobe with your own handprinted apparel. Join us for our block printed tee class that intertwines art and fashion. We will provide all of the materials, including one t-shirt. Bring in your own designs or get inspired by our multitude of printmaking resources!

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$35

Mixed-Media Drawing and Painting

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

This studio class focuses on creativity, and on being inventive with the use and combination of various mediums and tools, combining traditional painting techniques with unconventional materials. Practice drawing, painting and printing in unusual ways and discover how to create with your own unique voice. Supply List: Colors: Acrylics/oils Bone...

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$380

11 sessions

Advanced Relief Printmaking: Color Methods

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

So you've got some experience with relief printmaking but you want more - it's time to introduce color!  Join Duffy O'Connor for this 4-week course and learn reduction and multiple block methods for color printing.  Basic color theory, ink modification, registration methods and cutting techniques will also be addressed...

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$195

4 sessions

Creative Expressions in Monotype with Watercolor & Ink

at Ingrid's Originals Inc. - Lakeview 3729 N Ravenswood Ave Suite #138, Chicago, Illinois 60613

During this 2-day workshop, participants will learn the Monotype printing process in ink, watercolor, and acryclic, using the Additive, and the Free Style processes. Participants will also learn how to use all three mediums together for exciting results. On the last day we will cover the mounting process and what can be done to save those 'ugly ink...

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$295

2 sessions

Printed Tea Towels

at One Strange Bird - Wicker Park 2124 W Division St, Chicago, Illinois 60622

Create a personalized tea towel all your own! Our teaching artists will show you the versatile art of block printing. Bring in your own design or be inspired by the books and examples that we have in store. After you've carved your stamp get creative with patterns on a tea towel we'll provide. You'll go home with a new stamp and a handprinted tea towel...

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$45

Printing, Painting & Dyeing Fabrics (Westmont)

at TLD Design Center & Gallery - Westmont 26 E Quincy St, Westmont, Illinois 60559

A great class for those just starting out and are ready to experiment with dyeing, painting, printing, and stamping. Students will work on Silk & cotton fabrics samples as they learn various ways to use professional grade, Fiber Reactive Dyes. Techniques explored will include Shibori, Batik, Block Printing & Wax Resist with dye thickened for...

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$110

4 sessions

Paper Piecing Class

at Linda Z's Sewing Center - Arlington Heights 1216 E Central Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60005

Foundation paper piecing is a popular technique in making quilts which looks incredibly intimidating but join s and discover how actually easy & fun it is! Created by sewing fabric to a printed paper foundation, this method is popular because it can be used to create extremely precise points and shapes.   Create many designs, from simpler...

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$59

2 sessions

Creating on Water Workshop

at Ingrid's Originals Inc. - Lakeview 3729 N Ravenswood Ave Suite #138, Chicago, Illinois 60613

Creating ON Water is a unique process that combines science with art.  The process involves floating an acrylic mixture on a 'specially' prepared bath and allows the artist to manipulate the paint into delightful shapes and compositions to be eventually printed.   The images created are very unique to this process and...

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$325

2 sessions

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