The DIY Printing Workshop

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Are you an artist without access to a press or a large studio space? Are you a painter looking to incorporate prints into your work? Maybe you’re just curious about doing printmaking at home? This hands-on workshop will introduce several printmaking tools & techniques that you can use as easily in your apartment as you can in the studio. In 3 hours, students will learn how to transfer non-archival images (including xeroxes of drawings, text, or magazine cut outs) into professional, lasting pieces of artwork. This particular class will focus on Xerox Gum and Acrylic Transfers. Students will be able to experiment with their technique to produce bold, graphic impressions, as well as delicate, translucent results on paper, fabric, wood, and a variety of diverse materials. Previous knowledge of printmaking is not required! Students with all levels of experience are welcome! Join us!

Price of class includes a materials fee of $15

Note for Participating Students: If you have images that you would like to experiment with during class, we encourage you to bring them! You may bring B&W photocopies in addition to laser prints or magazine/newspaper cutouts. Believe it or not, photocopies from old Xerox machines work best! If you plan on transferring text, you will need a reverse copy of your image. The use of materials during the workshop is included in the class fee, however, take-home supply kits are available for advance purchase upon request.

NOTE: Most of the students sign up through our website but we reserve 4 spots for Skillshare students

Schedule
  • The DIY Printing Workshop

    Brooklyn Creative

    33 Washington st
    Brooklyn , NY

    May
    7
    Mon, May 7th, 2012

    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm EDT

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Caitlin Wheeler is a visual artist and educator from Baltimore, MD. She received a BFA in Printmaking from University of Delaware in 2007. Her practice involves papermaking, book binding, and an array of print processes from silkscreen to letterpress. For the past year, she has been the resident printmaker and bookbinder for Art House Co-Op in Brooklyn. Her work has been widely exhibited with organizations including the International Print Center in New York, Bluebottle Gallery, PULP Gallery, and Women's Studio Workshop.

Born in Montreal, Caroline is a French-speaking Canadian artist based in New York City, who has also lived abroad in Hong Kong and Sweden. Mixing majors in illustration and product design at the Parsons School of Design in New York, her work has since been dedicated to explore the many artistic mediums presented to her and strives to create compelling graphic visuals and environments.

Caroline is the resident illustrator here at Brooklyn Creative, and the source of BkC's logo illustrations. She also curates for the monthly Movie Nights music and film screening series at Rabbithole.

 

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