#3010 March Session - Print at Home: Craft Press Printmaking, March 27 with Rebecca Chamlee

$ 85.00

This three-hour online class features discussion and demonstrations of a variety of printmaking techniques using a craft die-cutting machine. Also called Craft Presses, some adventurous printmakers have discovered that these roller presses originally designed for craft embossing and die-cutting offer a small, inexpensive and portable alternative to big expensive etching and printing presses.

Common brands of Craft Presses include We R Memory Keepers Evolution Adjustable Die-Cutting and Embossing Machine, Bira Adjustable Cutting and Embossing Machine, Sizzix Big Shot and Big Shot Pro, QuicKutz Epic Six Tabletop Die Cutting & Embossing Machine, Fiskars Fuse Creativity Die Cut Machine and more.

This is an online class. It is a discussion and demonstration. Following the workshop, each student will receive detailed handouts and resource list in the mail. In addition to the resource material, students also receive sample prints of each of the techniques demonstrated during the workshop.

Techniques covered:
•Inking, impression and registration
•Dampened paper
•Relief printing with unmounted linoleum: one-color, reduction and multiple blocks
•Low-relief collagraphs
•Drypoint Intaglio

Intended Students: Fine artists, designers, painters, printmakers, book artists and non-artists with an interest in learning options for printmaking at home.

Skill level: Knowledge of basic printmaking is helpful, but not mandatory.

This is an online class. Information about participating by zoom will be sent to all participants in advance. This workshop is three hours and all participants will receive a full resource package and sample prints by mail, after the workshop.

Print at Home: Craft Press Printmaking, Saturday, March 27 from 10 am to 1 pm (PST)

This is a Virtual Class, you will attend by zoom. The link to the class will be sent one day in advance.

About the Instructor | Rebecca Chamlee is a writer, printer and book binder who has published letterpress printed, hand bound limited-edition fine press and artist’s books under the imprint of Pie In The Sky Press since 1986. Her award-winning work is in prominent special and private collections throughout the U.S. and has been exhibited widely.
Rebecca is an associate professor at Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles where she teaches bookbinding, letterpress printing and artists’ book classes and heads the Book Arts Minor program. She also holds workshops at her studio and book arts centers throughout the country.

Please consider:

This workshop is a demonstration/discussion format. It is not designed for you to work along with the instructor, so no materials are required.

Only include who needs to be there. We hope you catch the spirit and want to teach everyone you know how to make books. Plan to do that after the class, please don't include family members, neighbors, pets in this call.