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May
4
Mon
Intro to Silkscreen: Weeknight @ AS220 Printshop
May 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Processed with VSCO with a6 presetLearn how to make beautiful prints on paper, wood, and fabric and get certified to use the screenprinting studio in this intro workshop.

Mondays May 4 + 11, 6-9pm

REGISTER HERE

Screenprinting is a versatile process that can be used to transfer graphic images to paper, wood, and fabric. It is ideal for making prints, posters, coasters, greeting cards, stationery, and more. Your instructor will walk you through the process and help you gain the skills you need to confidently plan and execute your next paper-based project.

Instructor: John McCaughey

May
10
Sun
Silkscreen Intensive @ AS220 Printshop
May 10 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Processed with VSCO with a6 presetA comprehensive introduction to screen printing covering stencil design, troubleshooting, registration, proper print procedure, and multi-colored
prints.

Sunday May 10, 10-6pm

REGISTER HERE

Screenprinting is a versatile process that can be used to transfer graphic images to paper, wood, and fabric. It is ideal for making prints, posters, coasters, greeting cards, stationery, and more. Your instructor will walk you through the process and help you gain the skills you need to confidently plan and execute your next paper-based project.

Prerequisites: None  / Participants must attend the entire session and pass Emulsion certification in order to be certified to use the silkscreen studio at AS220 Industries.

Instructor: Shannon Kennelly

May
11
Mon
Intro to Silkscreen: Weeknight @ AS220 Printshop
May 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Processed with VSCO with a6 presetLearn how to make beautiful prints on paper, wood, and fabric and get certified to use the screenprinting studio in this intro workshop.

Mondays May 4 + 11, 6-9pm

REGISTER HERE

Screenprinting is a versatile process that can be used to transfer graphic images to paper, wood, and fabric. It is ideal for making prints, posters, coasters, greeting cards, stationery, and more. Your instructor will walk you through the process and help you gain the skills you need to confidently plan and execute your next paper-based project.

Instructor: John McCaughey

May
16
Sat
Intro to Letterpress: Making Plates @ AS220 Printshop
May 16 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

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Design your own images for letterpress using a light–sensitive polymer plate and get certified to use the Vandercook press!

    • Saturdays, May 16th + 23rd, 10am-2pm

REGISTER HERE

This class will cover the old and new uses of the letterpress using light-sensitive polymer plate to be printed on our Vandercook press. Students will get a basic foundation for Letterpress printing by focusing on the production and printing of the polymer plate.  You will leave this class with a working knowledge of press operation including inking the press, pressure and roller height adjusting, registration, feeding paper through the press and cleaning the press.

Class 1: Overview to letterpress, negative exposure to create polymer plates. The first class will cover the basics of the process, students will learn the capabilities of the press, an overview of best practices for imaging making for making negatives, and which materials are best to print on.

Class 2: Press set up and day of printing. The second class will focus on printing and troubleshooting on the press. Students will have a chance to print the polymer plates they have created.

Instructor:  Jacques Bidon

Jacques Bidon is a commercial printer who left the cutthroat world of deadlines and designers to work with artists sharing his love of offset printing. Jacque believes in the power of printing to change just about anything. Have a project that you want to see happen? Jacques is the guy with a career of commercial printing to draw upon for solutions.

BEFORE YOU COME TO CLASS, you’ll need to send your images to the instructor for review then once approved sent to Faces Imaging (link) to have a negative produced. Image area size should be no larger than 8” x 10” and no smaller 4”x 6”.

Students need to come to class with a negative already produced. Please allow 2 days for negatives to be made by Faces Imaging (output@facesimaging.com). Deadline to send negative 4 days before the class starts. Students are responsible for sending their files and picking up their negative from Faces Imaging’s Providence location.

 

May
17
Sun
Beginner Relief Printing @ AS220 Printshop
May 17 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Learn the basics of carving and relief printing

Sundays, May 17 + 24, 2-6pm

This workshop will cover the basics of carving and printing relief blocks. Students will have the choice to work on wood or linoleum for their project, and will explore reductive, multi-color and single color printing. The workshop will include both, hand printing as well as press operation. In addition to the block, students will also have a chance to experiment printing with alternative surfaces and found materials through the collagraph process.

REGISTER

Instructor: Sara Inacio

May
23
Sat
Intro to Letterpress: Making Plates @ AS220 Printshop
May 23 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

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Design your own images for letterpress using a light–sensitive polymer plate and get certified to use the Vandercook press!

    • Saturdays, May 16th + 23rd, 10am-2pm

REGISTER HERE

This class will cover the old and new uses of the letterpress using light-sensitive polymer plate to be printed on our Vandercook press. Students will get a basic foundation for Letterpress printing by focusing on the production and printing of the polymer plate.  You will leave this class with a working knowledge of press operation including inking the press, pressure and roller height adjusting, registration, feeding paper through the press and cleaning the press.

Class 1: Overview to letterpress, negative exposure to create polymer plates. The first class will cover the basics of the process, students will learn the capabilities of the press, an overview of best practices for imaging making for making negatives, and which materials are best to print on.

Class 2: Press set up and day of printing. The second class will focus on printing and troubleshooting on the press. Students will have a chance to print the polymer plates they have created.

Instructor:  Jacques Bidon

Jacques Bidon is a commercial printer who left the cutthroat world of deadlines and designers to work with artists sharing his love of offset printing. Jacque believes in the power of printing to change just about anything. Have a project that you want to see happen? Jacques is the guy with a career of commercial printing to draw upon for solutions.

BEFORE YOU COME TO CLASS, you’ll need to send your images to the instructor for review then once approved sent to Faces Imaging (link) to have a negative produced. Image area size should be no larger than 8” x 10” and no smaller 4”x 6”.

Students need to come to class with a negative already produced. Please allow 2 days for negatives to be made by Faces Imaging (output@facesimaging.com). Deadline to send negative 4 days before the class starts. Students are responsible for sending their files and picking up their negative from Faces Imaging’s Providence location.