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CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS

EVENTS SCHEDULED IN 2022

INTRODUCTION TO PRINTMAKING

Saturday September. 17  9am-4pm

Cost: $150   (Includes all materials)

 

Learn the basics of relief printmaking in this intensive workshop at Wilder Hill Press amid the beautiful landscape of Wilder Hill Gardens.

Design and carve a plate, before printing your own  limited series of images with non-toxic Akua inks.  We will cover ghost printing, reduction printmaking, and selective inking as ways to introduce color into your images. No experience required.

 

ADVANCED  PRINTMAKING

Saturday, September 23, 9am-4pm

Cost: $120 (Includes all materials)

 
In this workshop we will introduce a second monotype plate in addition to the  “key” block, achieving a gorgeous painterly effect in your prints, using non-toxic Akua inks. We will explore concepts of registration, color theory, hand printing vs. press, paper choice and proper framing of original prints.

 

Sunday, Sept. 24, 9am-4pm

$120. (Includes all materials)

 

Add a second day to continue your exploration of advanced printmaking in Wilder Hill Press with focused instruction by Lilian R. Jackman Make a weekend of it!  Enquire about housing options.

 

NEW WORKSHOP FOR 2022!

BOOK MAKING WITH CYANOTYPE PRINTS

Saturday, October 1, 9am-4pm

Cost $160   (Prints and  all materials included)


Learn two important, fun techniques in one workshop! First we will explore the historic process of Cyanotype printing to produce gorgeous, Prussian blue images from plants and/or negatives.  Then we will use your images to create two significant book types; the Codex and Accordion. The addition of text, collage, threading, additional toning or color are all possibilities. We will learn about bookmaking papers, cover material, bindings and much more. A variety of handmade book will be on display in the studio. 

 

 

WREATH MAKING OPEN HOUSE

Saturday December 3, Sunday. Dec. 4, 10 am-4 pm

$20/wreath
$15/swag

Drop in anytime to learn the traditional art of hand weaving  fresh greenery into holiday decorations for indoors or outside. Exceptionally fresh, mixed greens from Wilder Hill Gardens turn into beautiful wreaths, swags and garlands. All materials provided.