Community Classes

Art for Everyone!

Printmaking & Mixed Media

While our printmaking studio is exceptionally well-equipped to produce traditional art prints, it is particularly well-known nationally for its commitment to non-toxic printmaking, and for incorporating innovative mixed-media techniques in many classes.

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6093 | Beyond the Basics: Advanced Encaustic Paint
This three-day, advanced encaustic workshop is designed for the experienced student who would like to refine their work, explore new directions, or expand their skills in encaustic painting. Individual direction and development of a personal vision will be the goal of this class. Through guided exercises, informal group discussion, and individual support, students will be challenged to push the boundaries of their work by developing material that is layered in content and concept. A review of safe studio practices and refresher demonstrations in encaustic techniques will be available as needed. Co-sponsored by R&F Paint, students will receive sample materials. Please see SSA Website for materials list.

Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Instructor: Michelle Belto
Dates: Fri - Sun, 10/20/2017 to 10/22/2017 | 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Studio: Droste Design Studio | Building: Santikos Building
Tuition: $275 | Members/Seniors (65+): $260
Classes scheduled every week on Sunday, Friday and Saturday starting 10/20/2017 and ending 10/22/2017 at 10:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 275.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 260.00 ea.

6100a | Print Studio Rental: 4-Hour Block
Studio Rental provides shared studio work time to those experienced in printmaking. Renters must have a good understanding of the print equipment and studio protocol, no instruction will be available during this time. Prerequisite: Please email Margaret Craig at mcraig@swschool.org in advance. Alternate dates are available by appointment. No studio Nov 23 and 24.

Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Instructor: Margaret Craig
Dates: 9/18/2017 to 12/15/2017 | Dates and times to be arranged with instructor
Studio: Flohr Print Studio | Building: Santikos Building
Tuition: $65 | Members/Seniors (65+): $50
Classes scheduled every week on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday starting 9/18/2017 and ending 9/18/2017
 
Attendees: 1 $ 65.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 50.00 ea.

6100b | Print Studio Rental: Unlimited
Studio Rental provides shared studio work time to those experienced in printmaking. Renters must have a good understanding of the print equipment and studio protocol, no instruction will be available during this time. Prerequisite: Please email Margaret Craig at mcraig@swschool.org in advance. Alternate dates are available by appointment.

Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Instructor: Margaret Craig
Dates: 9/18/2017 to 12/15/2017 | Dates and times to be arranged with instructor
Studio: Flohr Print Studio | Building: Santikos Building
Tuition: $310 | Members/Seniors (65+): $295
Classes scheduled every week on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday starting 9/18/2017 and ending 9/18/2017
 
Attendees: 1 $ 310.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 295.00 ea.

6111a | Non-Toxic Printmaking (Full)
In this class, students will explore non-toxic printmaking methods and focus on areas of greatest individual interest. Beginning level students will try various types of printmaking: relief, monotype, collagraph, and etching. Class instruction will include producing the plate or matrix, printing, and editioning. Intermediate-level students will have the opportunity to explore more advanced projects in etching, relief, lithography, and collagraph. A materials list will be provided at the first class. NOTE: Section A is for experienced printmakers; Section B is open to all levels; and Section C is geared toward beginning printmakers. No class Nov 22.

Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Instructor: Margaret Craig
Dates: Wed, 9/20/2017 to 11/29/2017 | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Studio: Flohr Print Studio | Building: Santikos Building
Tuition: $315 | Members/Seniors (65+): $300
Irregular classes scheduled starting 9/20/2017 and ending 11/29/2017 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 300.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 315.00 ea.

6111b | Non-Toxic Printmaking
In this class, students will explore non-toxic printmaking methods and focus on areas of greatest individual interest. Beginning level students will try various types of printmaking: relief, monotype, collagraph, and etching. Class instruction will include producing the plate or matrix, printing, and editioning. Intermediate-level students will have the opportunity to explore more advanced projects in etching, relief, lithography, and collagraph. A materials list will be provided at the first class. NOTE: Section A is for experienced printmakers; Section B is open to all levels; and Section C is geared toward beginning printmakers. No class Nov 22.

Level: All Levels
Instructor: Margaret Craig
Dates: Wed, 9/20/2017 to 11/29/2017 | 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Studio: Flohr Print Studio | Building: Santikos Building
Tuition: $315 | Members/Seniors (65+): $300
Irregular classes scheduled starting 9/20/2017 and ending 11/29/2017 at 6:30PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 300.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 315.00 ea.

6111c | Non-Toxic Printmaking
In this class, students will explore non-toxic printmaking methods and focus on areas of greatest individual interest. Beginning level students will try various types of printmaking: relief, monotype, collagraph, and etching. Class instruction will include producing the plate or matrix, printing, and editioning. Intermediate-level students will have the opportunity to explore more advanced projects in etching, relief, lithography, and collagraph. A materials list will be provided at the first class. NOTE: Section A is for experienced printmakers; Section B is open to all levels; and Section C is geared toward beginning printmakers. No Class Nov 24.

Level: Beginning
Instructor: Lacey Mills
Dates: Fri, 9/22/2017 to 12/1/2017 | 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Studio: Flohr Print Studio | Building: Santikos Building
Tuition: $315 | Members/Seniors (65+): $300
Irregular classes scheduled starting 9/22/2017 and ending 12/1/2017 at 10:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 300.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 315.00 ea.

6117 | Watercolor Monoprint with Drypoint and Collagraph
Print with watercolor using this simplified printmaking process to producte one-of-a-kind prints. Students will drypoint-scratch, gouge, scrape, or abrade-a texture or image into a plastic, matte finished lexan-plate. They will then use acrylic medium, stickers, and tape to add other textures for special effects. The next step is applying color to the plate with watercolor paints and/or watercolor crayons to reveal the texture or image which is then transferred to paper using the press. The plate can be reused, re-colored, and over-printed for different variations. Includes most materials; see SSA website for a materials list. Please bring a bag lunch. No previous printmaking experience necessary.

Level: All Levels
Instructor: Nicole Geary
Dates: Sat & Sun, 10/14/2017 to 10/15/2017 | 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Studio: Flohr Print Studio | Building: Santikos Building
Tuition: $175 | Members/Seniors (65+): $160
Classes scheduled every week on Sunday and Saturday starting 10/14/2017 and ending 10/15/2017 at 10:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 175.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 160.00 ea.

6147 | Cyanotype Prints with Monotype and Mixed Media
This workshop will introduce participants to the beautiful and easy cyanotype (blueprint) process, using stencils plus monotype and mixed media techniques to make layered and bold images on paper. Review examples of cyanotypes with mixed media additions with the instructor; then learn to coat paper with cyanotype solution (or try commercial pre-coated paper) before exposing and developing prints. After the cyanotypes are dry, enhance with monotype, collage, and drawing techniques. Bring your curiosity and creativity. Includes most materials; see SSA website for a materials list. Please bring a bag lunch.

Level: Visiting Artist/Special Class | All Levels
Instructor: Mary Holland
Dates: Sat, 12/2/2017 to 12/2/2017 | 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Studio: Flohr Print Studio | Building: Santikos Building
Tuition: $150 | Members/Seniors (65+): $135
Classes scheduled every week on Saturday starting 12/2/2017 and ending 12/2/2017 at 10:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 150.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 135.00 ea.