Located near downtown Atlanta, APS offers the community classes in a wide range of techniques, utilizing equipment available in our printmaking studio. The small, hands-on classes foster creative exchange with instructors and fellow students, and all classes are led by professional artists actively working in Atlanta’s print community, as well as, talented visiting artists. Choose a class that explores a new interest, or refines previous experience. Both beginners and advanced professional artists will find classes at appropriate skill levels. On the occasion that a class requires some experience, we will note that in the course listing. Class sizes are limited so that each student will receives quality-individualized instruction. Please read on for detailed descriptions of classes and workshops, pricing, and instructors’ biographical statement listed below.



For all classes and workshops, full payment is required to reserve a seat and guarantee enrollment.

Register 2 weeks before the class begins and receive a discount.

Paying with check: Download and complete the appropriate registration form and mail it to APS.

Paying with credit card: Download the appropriate registration form and email the completed form (or the information can be typed into the text of the email) to Jerushia Graham, Education Director, and ask to register with a credit card. You will receive a PayPal invoice via email with a link to make your one-time payment. You do not need a PayPal account.


For cancellations made at least 10 days prior to the first class/workshop, we will refund 100% of the full tuition minus a $10 administrative fee, or give 100% credit towards a future APS class to be used within the following 3 months. For cancellations made with less than 10 days notice, you will receive a 50% refund. No refund is available if student cancels within 48 hours of the class/workshop unless we are able to fill your spot from a waiting list.

APS reserves the right to cancel any class because of low enrollment; you will be notified and your class fee will be refunded.


Aluminum Plate Lithography
Instructors: Dianna Settles
8-week class
Wednesdays:  Jan 18 - Mar 8, 2017
Time: 6:30-9:30pm
Cost:  $260 members / $270 non-members / $295 become member & register

Oil and water don't mix! This is the cardinal principle of lithography. Students will learn the basics of aluminum plate lithography. This process accommodates hand drawn imagery, painted washes, and photographic imagery. Students will learn how to prepare the plates, how to print litho plates on the etching press, and how to register plates for multi-layered prints. 

Dianna Settles Dianna graduated from San Francisco Art Institute in 2014 with a BFA in Printmaking. After returning to Atlanta, Dianna acquired a Park lithography press on a trip to New York and later added a Vandercook press to her collection. She and partner Witt Wisebram took over the space that Beep Beep Gallery occupied to openHi-Lo Press. Hi-Lo operates as both a print studio and a gallery for up and coming artists.


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