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THE TINY PRESS SESSIONS

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

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

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VISCOSITY PRINTS

Viscosity Prints

Saturday, Apr 15, 2017

Location: Atlanta Printmakers Studio, 

675 Metropolitan Pkwy SW #6026, Atlanta, GA 30310 

Time: 4:30-7:30pm

By playing with the viscosity (the oily quality) of the ink you can print multiple layers of color in one pass. Students will learn the principles behind viscosity printing and get to experience inking plates in this unique manner.

RUST PRINTS

Lauri Jones

Rust Prints

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Location: Atlanta Printmakers Studio, 

675 Metropolitan Pkwy SW #6026, Atlanta, GA 30310 

Time: 4:30-7:30pm

Learn how to create rich, earthy images through contact printing with rusty objects. This workshop will appeal to your inner artist and scientist by introducing the simple formulas and experimental processes for a unique mark-making experience that works beautifully on both paper and textiles.               

MINI BOOKS

Katie Miller

Mini Books

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Location: Atlanta Printmakers Studio, 

675 Metropolitan Pkwy SW #6026, Atlanta, GA 30310 

Time: 4:30-7:30pm

In this course students will explore the extremes of bookbinding. Students will be guided thru the process of binding a miniature book necklace that will be both fashionable and functional using Coptic stitching. The instructor will demonstrate and guide students thru the process of paper folding/cutting, cover preparation and assembling the book using the Coptic stitch technique, which is an exposed braid-like binding along the spine of the book. The class will also include instruction on proper tool handling and safety. Students of all levels are welcome.


2017 VISITING ARTISTS

Diffusion Relief Printing & Screenprint Flocking with Cynthia Thompson

March 11-12, 2017

Cynthia Nourse Thompson is currently Associate Professor and Director of the graduate programs in Book Arts + Printmaking and Studio Arts at University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA. Previously, Thompson served for twelve years as Professor of Book and Paper Arts at Memphis College of Art and the Chair of the Fine Arts Department. Thompson has also been visiting faculty at University of Georgia’s study abroad program in Cortona, Italy; the prestigious Santa Reparata International School of Art in Florence, Italy; and the University of Arkansas Rome Program in Rome, Italy teaching both papermaking, book arts and printmaking. Thompson was the recipient of the 2003 Tennessee State Arts Commission Fellowship Grant and has been awarded numerous residencies including Yaddo, Columbia College Chicago Center for Book and Paper Arts, Women’s Studio Workshop Book Art Residency, the Visual Studies Workshop Book Art Residency, a residency at the Minnesota Center for Book Arts, a residency at the Atlanta Printmakers Studio, Summer Senior Artist in Residence Book Art and Printmaking Residency at the Oregon College of Art and Craft in Portland, Oregon and most recently a winter letterpress residency at Penland School of Craft. Her work is in the collection of Arkansas State University, the Tennessee State Museum and Dieu Donne Papermill. Thompson received her BFA in Printmaking from the Maryland Institute College of Art and her MFA from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. In addition to teaching and curating, previously Thompson worked at Dieu Donne Papermill, Harlan & Weaver Intaglio, Inc. and the Rutgers Center for Innovative Print and Paper, now the Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions.