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The Columbia Art Center in Columbia, MD

Relief Printmaking

Saturdays, June 15-22, 10am-2pm (two sessions)

Ideal follow-up workshop to Quick and Dirty Printmaking! Relief prints are created through carving an image into a surface, adding ink and transferring the inked image onto paper. You will learn to carve and print a unique two-layer linoleum relief print. All supplies included.

Quick & Dirty Printmaking

Saturday, April 13, noon-2pm (one session) or Friday, May 10, 6-8pm (one session) or Saturday, June 8, 10am-noon (one session)

Bring a friend or family member and have fun in this sampling printmaking workshop. Using materials you already have at home, we will create monoprints, collagraphs, relief prints and more. No prior experience needed. All supplies included.

DIY Printmaking (Ages 10-14)

Thursdays, April 25-May 16, 5-6:30pm (four sessions) or Thursdays, May 23-June 13, 5-6:30pm (four sessions)

Explore the ancient art of printmaking and learn techniques to create cards, custom notebooks and countless other creations with decorated papers that can be used throughout the year! All supplies included.

Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold, MD

Intro to Bookbinding

Tuesdays, May 7-21, 2019; 7 PM (3 sessions)

Explore bookbinding techniques easily adapted for uses such as travel memoirs, artist's sketch books or family photos. Develop layout skills and practice three bookbinding techniques. Complete three hand-bound books.

Bookbinding 2

Tuesdays, June 11-25, 2019; 7 PM (3 sessions)

Apply introductory bookbinding skills to the creation of three books. Examine a short history and the fundamentals of: Japanese stab and Coptic stitch binding, along with flag book techniques. Identify future projects to utilize tools and skills.

Bookbinding: Special Projects

Saturday, July 13, 2019; 9 AM (1 session)

Develop advanced bookbinding skills by creating two books. Explore complex techniques that challenge skills. Identify future projects to use tools and new techniques. $70+ includes $22 fee. Prerequisites: CFT 390 Introduction to Bookbinding or permission of instructor. Students should bring bone folder, needles and awl to class. All other supplies will be provided.

Altered Book

Tuesdays, September 25 – October 8, 2019; 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Design an art object from an existing printed book. The book is altered through whatever means or media you choose. Use your chosen book as a canvas to apply paint, collage or rubber stamping to create a unique art object! $99+ includes $27 fee.     

NOTE: Students need to provide 2 small - medium hardback books, scissors, washi tape and various memorabilia for project.

Howard Community College in Columbia & Laurel, MD

Relief Printed T-Shirts

Saturdays, Apr 20-Apr 27, 2019; 10am-12pm, (2 sessions) Laurel College Center

Tuesdays, Apr 23-Apr 30, 2019; 6:30pm-8:30pm (2 sessions) Wilde Lake High School

Experience the community aspect of a printmaking by experimenting with relief printmaking to create custom t-Shirts. Select from a variety of uniquely carved images to create a one-of-a kind wearable, work of art. This takes your kids’ camp project to a much higher level!

Pyramid Atlantic in Hyattsville, MD

Sintra Printed Flag Book

Create a one-of-a-kind, sculptural book that is deceptively simple but has infinite possibilities. This stunning structure was created by Hedi Kyle for her book, April Diary. In this hands-on workshop, you will print 3-5 images with Sintra to use in the creation of your flag book. The first day will be focused on printing, and the second day will be focused on assembling the books.