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Printmaking Workshops at Lower East Side Printshop

  • Dates: 5/9/2024
  • Location: Lower East Side Printshop
  • Address: 306 W 37th Street, New York, NY 10018
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Explore the printmaking techniques of intaglio and screenprinting at the Lower East Side Printshop. Screenprinting with Jeremy Ruiz 4 weeks, Tuesdays, 6 – 9pm April 9 – 30, 2024 Fee: $425 including materials and 12 hours of studio time Originally developed as a commercial process, this direct and dynamic medium is utilized by artists and designers alike. Learn the basics of silkscreen printing in this four-week course. Make hand-drawn or photographic imagery to print on paper. This course will cover basic image processing, color mixing, printing, and multiple layer registration. Intaglio with Ian Ruppenthal 4 weeks, Thursdays, 6 – 9pm April 18 – May 9, 2024 Fee: $425 including materials and 12 hours of studio time This 4-week introductory course will familiarize students with etching, aquatint, and drypoint printing techniques. Students will learn to prepare their own copper plate for etching, apply hard and soft ground, use a rosin box for aquatint, and print an edition of etchings. By the end of the course, students will be able to print confidently on an etching press, and feel comfortable in choosing intaglio techniques suitable to their artistic styles.