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.

Contact Jerushia Graham, Education Director for more information or with any questions about classes/workshops.

Aside from our regular schedule of classes and workshops, we are also happy to provide demonstrations and workshops for adults or children throughout the community. Learn more about custom workshops in our outreach programs. Learn more…

REGISTERING FOR A CLASS OR WORKSHOP

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.

CANCELLATION POLICY

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.


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FALL 2016 CLASSES

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Register 2 weeks before the workshop begins and receive a discount.**

Contact Jerushia Graham, Education Director for more information or with any questions about workshops.

Letterpress
Instructors: Deborah Sosower
8-week class
Sundays:  Sept 11 - Oct 30, 2016
Time: 6:30-9:30pm
Cost: $250 members / $260 non-members / $285 become member & register

To be added to the wait list send your name, email and phone number to  jgraham@AtlantaPrintmakersStudio.org

Students will learn the basics of letterpress, from setting type, lock-up, printing and cleaning plus the redistribution of type. Students will be comfortable using both Chandler and Price Presses as well as Vandercooke Presses by the end of the 8-week session. Class will include instruction for registration of type and image, as well as teach proper studio etiquette clean up and safety. Students of all levels are welcome.

Deborah Sosower  has primarily exhibited in Philadelphia, New York, North Carolina and Atlanta.  Born in North Carolina, Deborah attended Bryn Mawr College and studied at the Lorenzo de’Medici School of Art in Florence, Italy.  She attained her MFA from Pratt Institute in 2009.  She was one of the inaugural Walthall Fellows for WonderRoot from 2012-2013, one of the artist facilitators for the SouthWest Art & Social Engagement Project at Emory University in 2013-2014, and a CSA artist for WonderRoot’s 5th season in 2015. She has worked as a facilitator, nonprofit administrator, visiting artist, graphic designer and lecturer for such diverse organizations and institutions as the Durham Arts Council, C4 Atlanta, the Atlanta Printmakers Studio, the women’s Refuge Network, the Michael C. Carlos Museum, Georgia Tech, & Emory University. She is currently living in Atlanta and working as a part-time faculty member at Kennesaw State University and the Registration Assistant for SGC International.  She is the president of her company, Deborah Sosower Print STudio, LLC.

To pay with check or money order download registration form, then mail or drop off form and payment to APS:

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To pay with credit card use button below, then email your class choice and contact information to Jerushia Graham. PayPal fees are included:

Monoprint by Steve Dininno

Working with Akua Inks
Instructors: Steve Dininno
8-week class
Mondays: Sept 12 - Oct 31, 2016
Time: 6:30-9:30pm
Cost: $250 members / $260 non-members / $285 become member & register

The soy-based Akua Inks are a perfect choice for printmakers working in a green studio. The inks wash up with soapy water and can be used for a diverse number of printmaking techniques. Steve will demonstrate the use of the inks for monoprint, drypoint, and solar plates. Students of all levels are welcome; no experience is necessary. 

Steve Dininno graduated with a BFA (with honors) from the School of Visual Arts in New York City in 1982 and

has since become one of the world's most recognizable and successful illustrators. For three decades, he has been at the forefront of the conceptual illustration field and his work has appeared in hundreds of publications worldwide. He is also an award winning painter and printmaker, whose work is included in many private and corporate collections. Steve is represented in Metro Atlanta, GA by dk Gallery, in Charlotte, NC by Providence Gallery, and in Key West, FL by Cocco & Salem Gallery.

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Making A Way For A New Home by Sasha Schilbrack-Cole

Intaglio
Instructors: Sasha Schilbrack-Cole
8-week class
Tuesdays:  Sept 13 -Nov 1, 2016
Time: 6:30-9:30pm
Cost: $250 members / $260 non-members / $285 become member & register

CLASS FULL

This 8-week course will focus on the intaglio method of etching. The class will start with various ways to etch your imagery onto a copper plate and to print onto paper using an etching press. You will learn line and aquatint etching, drypoint, relief etching, and "white line" etching.

This course is great for beginners or intermediate students wanting to strengthen their skills.

Sasha Schilbrack-Cole is a maker, etcher and drawer currently residing in Atlanta, Georgia. He received his BFA in
Printmaking from the University of Georgia in 2013. Since graduating he has exhibited locally and nationally, taught young children, and experienced a wide range of emotions.  He finds joy in the repetition of mark-making, rich wood-grain, and oppressively loud music.

To pay with check or money order download registration form, then mail or drop off form and payment to APS:

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Screenprint
Instructors: Craig Cameron
8-week class
Wednesdays:  Sept 14 -Nov 2, 2016
Time: 6:30-9:30pm
Cost:  $250 members / $260 non-members / $285 become member & register

CLASS FULL

In this course students will learn the basics of screenprinting. The instructor will demonstrate and guide students in preparing hand drawn and digitally printed art for photosensitive emulsion, creating stencils, preparing and exposing screens, and setting up to print both single-color and multi-color projects. Students will also be given the opportunity to explore different experimental techniques that can be employed with a print. This is a project-based course and students will be able to apply these techniques creating a print. Most supplies are included, but students will provide paper and ink. Students of all levels are welcome, some Photoshop experience preferred, but not required.

Craig Cameron was born in 1983 in Brandon, Manitoba, Canada.  Cameron received his BFA from Georgia Southern University and now lives and works in Atlanta, Georgia as an artist and illustrator. His illustration clients have included Modify Watches, The Needledrop, and North 2 South Promotions. He shows work at various galleries throughout the city of Atlanta, including MINT, The Goat Farm Arts Center, Chastain Arts Center, and Kibbee Gallery. Since 2011 Cameron has worked with Dashboard, an experimental curatorial agency that produces exhibitions in dynamic, under-imagined spaces. Cameron has served on the Atlanta Printmakers Studio board, a community print shop dedicated to the art and education of print based practices, since 2012.

To pay with check or money order download registration form, then mail or drop off form and payment to APS:

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To pay with credit card use button below, then email your class choice and contact information to Jerushia Graham. PayPal fees are included:


 

TINY PRESS SESSION

The Tiny Press Sessions are a new series of 3-hour stand alone workshops

Each Tiny Press Session is  $75 APS Members  /  $85 Non Members  /  $110 Register & Become a Member

See the Tiny Press Session Listings