Classes

Second State Press offers a variety of classes exploring printmaking techniques.   Class sizes are limited to no more than 8 students, unless otherwise noted.

2014 CLASSES

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Quick and Dirty Screen Printing

Class Dates & Times*:

October 18 Sat – 12 – 3 p.m.
November 1 Sat – 12 – 3 p.m.
December 6 Sat – 12 – 3 p.m.

Instructor:  Ashley Limés

Quick and Dirty Screen Printing is the perfect class for someone who is new to printmaking and is ready to roll up their sleeves to have some fun.  Screen printing is a popular printmaking medium that allows you to create multiple prints with relative ease and little equipment.  In this class Philadelphia artist and Galbrith & Paul printer, Ashley Limés, will guide you through the main steps of making a screen print. Students in this class will learn how to draw a film positive, expose a shop screen, and print their design on paper.  This class includes all materials, students only have to bring their ideas about something to draw.  Students will leave with an edition of prints and the knowledge and confidence to create screen prints.

Class Cost & Material Fee:  $83


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* Don’t see a Quick and Dirty class that works for your schedule?  This is a regularly offered class and more dates will be posted for each term.

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Monotype from Life

Class Dates & Times*:

October 23 Thursday – 6 – 9 p.m.
November 20 Thursday – 6 – 9 p.m.
December 18 Thursday – 6 – 9 p.m.
Instructor: Lauren Pakradooni

Monotype is a great introduction to printmaking, and a wonderful way for artists new to the medium to explore its methods and techniques. Over the course of 3 hours students will create a series of monotype prints made from a live model, working in techniques using familiar tools such as pencils and brushes, as well as learning how to use and operate an etching press.

Open to all levels of experience.

Class Cost & Material Fee:  $50


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Stone Lithography

Class Dates & Times*:

October 22 thru December 18th Wednesday nights :  6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Instructor: Sinéad Cahill
Over the course of 9 – weeks  learn the entire process of stone lithography, beginning with graininga stone, drawing, etching and printing a small edition. In addition to learning how to draw on limestone and chemically process images, students will also learn about the materials and tools that are unique to lithography, and the historical significance of the medium.

Class Cost & Material Fee:  $230




 

 

 

 

Refund Policy

100% refund for classes cancelled by Second State Press.
100% refund if you cancel your registration two weeks or more before the first day of a class.
50% refund if you cancel your registration one week or more before the first day of the class.
No refunds for missed sessions.