Workshops
Saturday, Oct 1, 2022

We are pleased to offer a series of workshops during the Print Expo & Fair 2022. We are truly fortunate to have a group of very capable instructors who will be holding the workshops. All classes will be one-hour long and tailored to participants 12 years and older. Participation will be limited to 8-10 per workshop at the discretion of the instructor.

Each workshop will cost $20 per person, and include all materials required to complete the project being taught – no additional material fees are to be charged.

For full description, please click on the links below.

Bookbinding Workshop

Glueless Bookbinding Workshop

Glueless Bookbinding Workshop - 10:30 AM

Duration :   one hour

Time:   10:30 AM

Class size:   max. 10 participants

Beth will be leading the class on the Chainstitch binding method for attaching a section of pages to a cover requires minimal materials, no glue, and results in a lovely decorative spine stitch. All supplies and tools will be provided.

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Relief Printing

Relief Printing

Lino Engraving/Relief Printing Workshop - 12:00 noon

Duration :   one-hour

Time :   12:00 Noon

Class Size:    max. 8 participants

In relief printing the ink sits on the top surface of a lino plate or block that has been carved. It can add bold personality to personal stationery or create dramatic artistic prints. Students will learn about different plate materials and carve a simple design in a soft printing plate.

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Gelli Printing

Gelli Printing

Gelli Printing - 1:30 PM

Duration :   one-hour

Class Time :   1:30 PM

Class Size :   max. 10 participants

Monoprinting with a gelli plate: Learn to monoprint with a gel printing plate. In this workshop, learn how to ink the plate and layer colours and textures. All materials will be provided including printing plate, brayer, paints plus suitable natural objects (grasses, leaves, flowers) for printing as well as objects for texture. You’ll leave with prints and a recipe to make your own gelli plate at home.

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Letterpress Workshop

Letterpress Printing

Letterpress Printing - 3:00 PM

Duration :   one-hour

Class Time :   3:00 PM

Class Size :   max. 10 participants

This workshop is a hands-on introduction to the fascinating world of letterpress printing, a technology rooted in the 15th century. Participants will learn the basic, hand-set a short personal message using lead type, and print.

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