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Gelatin Printmaking for Beginners 6/27

Back by Popular Demand!

When: June 27th from 9am to 4:30pm with a break for lunch
Instructor: Angela Hayes
Tuition: $125 (includes paper, ink, and some supplies)
Minimum Enrollment: 3

WPA members receive a 10% discount*

A list of materials required for the class will be sent to enrolled students.

Gelatin printing is a fun, inexpensive printing process that anyone can do. It can be used for fine art, crafting, scrapbooking and so much more. It encourages creativity and the use of unexpected materials from everyday life. It is also a great project to do with children. This workshop is for those with little to no experience with gelatin printing and will give a good overview of skills needed for future experimentation at home. This process is excellent for those who do not have access to a press or have limited time to commit projects.

No experience is necessary for this user friendly process. Those who take the first workshop are welcome to take the second to further hone their skills. Participants familiar with the process can learn advanced techniques and get the opportunity to experiment with different kinds of ink.


Learn how to create and care for a gelatin plate.

  • How to create and use stencils and other materials for printing.
  • Creating layers of texture, how to use inks, and composition.
Class will be held in WPA’s Bone Black studio space at the Canopy Art Complex.

Supply List (Blue items Necessary)

  • 4 boxes of unflavored gelatin (need this to make your plate, not to bring to class)
  • 9X13 cookie sheet (clean, smooth, and free of oil residue) (need this to make your plate, can also use to transport plate)
  • rectangular plastic food storage tub at least 5" wide and 3" deep
  • small water spray bottle
  • apron (recommended)
  • thin plastic cutting board white (recommended) otherwise workshop will provide wax paper
  • tweezers (some available at workshop)
  • wooden spoon or baren (some available at workshop)
  • soft rubber brayer (some available at workshop)
  • additional paper (card stock, rice paper) basic paper supplies provided by workshop
  • TV tray (recommended if you have one already)
Stencils and Stamps
A large selection of stencils will be provided for use during the workshop but add a personal touch by bringing your own stencils.
  • Stencils can be just about anything that is mostly flat or can be pressed flat. Here are a few options: cut paper, pressed organic materials, found objects, string
  • Stamps can be non-flat objects that you press to the plate or to the print, this could be a commercial made stamp, a domino, home-made stamps, anything that you would press and then remove, plastic and metal objects can be coated with gesso or paint to help them pick up ink better

How do I sign up for this Workshop?

The deadline to signup has passed. Deadline for Entry: 6/26/2015.

How do I withdrawal from this Workshop?

If you are a member click the "Withdrawal from Event" button in the "Participate" box on the right of this screen. If you are not a member please send an email to info@womenprintmakers.com to withdrawal from this event.

Cancellation Policy

Since we have limited space our events fill up quickly. If you need to cancel please let us know ASAP (email info@womenprintmakers.com) so we can fill your spot. 

This event has a non-refundable registration amount of $63.00.

If you cancel by 6/21/2015 (more than 5 days) you will receive a refund of $62.00 (entry fee minus registration amount).
NO REFUNDS for cancellations after 6/21/2015.

Workshop Details
WHEN:
6/27/2015
9:00 AM-4:30 PM
WHERE:
Bone Black Print Studio & Gallery
CONTACTS:
Chair: Angela Hayes
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Event Deadline
The deadline for this event (6/26/2015) has passed.