Printmaking for Educators – Short Course @ Open Studio, Toronto

Recommended for teachers of grades 4 through 12. The focus of this course is to introduce educators to a variety of printmaking techniques that can be incorporated into school art programs at various levels. Throughout the course, participants will learn basic procedural information relating to monoprinting, screenprinting, photocopy transfers and a variety of relief printing processes, with an emphasis on nontoxic materials. Each process will be broken down to encompass methods that can be accomplished successfully with or without the use of a press. Participants will learn basic techniques through step-by-step demonstrations, hands-on technical exercises and viewing examples of artwork. Information sheets, troubleshooting guides and supplier lists for the processes covered in each module will be distributed.

Runs for two weeks in July on Mondays and Tuesdays
from 10:00am-3:00pm (lunch break: 12-12:30pm)

Week 1 – July 4: Monoprinting and July 5: Relief Printing
Week 2 – July 11: Photocopy Transfers and July 12: Screenprinting
Cost: $385.00 (materials included)
Instructor: Nadine Bariteau

Class size is limited, so register early. You can register by phone, email or mail. We accept cash, cheque, MasterCard or Visa. Fees must be paid in full to reserve your space. In case of insufficient enrollment, we reserve the right to cancel the course two business days prior to the start date, in which case, a full refund will be given. If you must withdraw from the course, you must notify Open Studio three business days before the course begins in order to receive a refund, less a cancellation fee of $20. After this withdrawal period, we regret that refunds cannot be issued.

Open Studio
401 Richmond Street West, Suite 104
Toronto ON M5V 3A8

About Electric City Art Lodge

The Electric City Art Lodge is based in Peterborough, Ontario and focuses on the coverage of local artists, art and the artistic happenings of our city and beyond.
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