Summer semester begins on May 22nd. Register today.

Printmaking courses encourage the mastery of traditional techniques as well as experimentation and innovation. Explore etching, lithography, silkscreen, relief, photographic print processes, drawing, and more.

Screen printing is an old and versatile process with many modern uses. We present a variety of techniques and contemporary fine art applications of silkscreen printing. Students are guided through the transformation of an idea to printed image and encouraged to take a creative approach. The emphasis is on experimentation, … Read more

Start Date

05/28

Meeting Day

Tuesday and Thursday

End Date

07/18

Faculty

Carlos Alvarez

Time

6–10pm

Credits

3

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Develop the ability to confidently handle a variety of print media in this introductory class. Sessions focus on various printmaking techniques in the fabulous MassArt print facility, including basic intaglio, relief work, collagraph, drypoint, stamping, and monoprint. Sessions include demonstrations, critiques, and individual work time. Students complete several prints, including … Read more

Start Date

05/29

Meeting Day

Monday and Wednesday

End Date

07/22

Faculty

Catarina Coelho

Time

6–10pm

Credits

3

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Anyone who yearns to bring a little texture back into their lives with ink, paper, and type will enjoy this one-day letterpress workshop. This workshop is an introduction to letterpress printing and manual typesetting for the complete beginner to the moderately-experienced letterpress devotee. You’ll learn to use a job stick, … Read more

Start Date

06/08

Meeting Day

Saturday

End Date

06/08

Faculty

Keith Cross

Time

9am–6pm

Credits

0

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Create hand-made books incorporating letterpress-printed text and imagery. Learn how to hand-set metal and wood type, as well as use a variety of image-making techniques including pressure printing and printing from hand-carved linoleum blocks. Experiment with a variety of papers and learn how to achieve proper print quality on a … Read more

Start Date

06/11

Meeting Day

Tuesday and Wednesday (except July 3)

End Date

07/31

Faculty

Alice Stanne, Keith Cross

Time

6–10pm

Credits

3

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Pronto Plate, also known as polyester plate lithography, is a rapid process that allows artists to develop prints with connections to a variety of art processes. The pronto plate process is fast, easy and cheap. An artist can incorporate drawings, photography or collage elements and rapidly create layered prints that … Read more

Start Date

06/21

Meeting Day

Fri, Sat, Sun

End Date

06/23

Faculty

David Bligh

Time

9am–2:30pm

Credits

0

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Japanese woodblock is a technique rich in tradition dating back to the 17th century. Ukiyo-e means “pictures of a floating world” because these prints depicted all parts of daily life. We will be carving wood blocks and inking them with watercolors and nori paste to create painterly gradations of color … Read more

Start Date

06/26

Meeting Day

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

End Date

06/28

Faculty

Lisa Houck

Time

10am–4pm

Credits

0

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Monotype is an intriguing hybrid printmaking process that relies less on the repetition of an image and more on its permanent transformation. Monotypes allow for a combination of different techniques such as reduction, direct painting, trace drawing, and stenciling. Lithographic plates can also be incorporated into monotypes and used to … Read more

Start Date

07/17

Meeting Day

Wednesday to Friday

End Date

07/19

Faculty

Elizabeth Mooney

Time

9am–3pm

Credits

0

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Anyone who yearns to bring a little texture back into their lives with ink, paper, and type will enjoy this one-day letterpress workshop. This workshop is an introduction to letterpress printing and manual typesetting for the complete beginner to the moderately-experienced letterpress devotee. You’ll learn to use a job stick, … Read more

Start Date

08/10

Meeting Day

Saturday

End Date

08/10

Faculty

Keith Cross

Time

9am–6pm

Credits

0

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During this workshop we will draw from nature’s wild and extravagant bounty to create unique patterning and surface designs on fabric. We will explore both eco-printing and shibori techniques using natural dyes such as mint, onion skins, and cochineal. You will come away from the weekend with a uniquely dyed … Read more

Start Date

08/23

Meeting Day

Friday, Saturday, Sunday

End Date

08/25

Faculty

Jenine Shereos

Time

Friday 6:30-9:30pm. Saturday and Sunday 9am–2:30pm

Credits

0

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