Martha Street Studio — Spring Course Registration Now Open!

Manitoba
Printmakers
Association


11 Martha Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1A2



204 779 6253


Spring Course Registration Now Open!


Courses:

 

Introduction to Etching: Aluminum Plates

w/Nora Kobrinsky

Saturdays, 12-4pm

April 22 – June 3 (6 weeks, no class May 20)

$250 (+ MPA membership*)

Etching can result in prints of wonderful subtlety and richness. This course introduces the basic principles of etching. We will use aluminum plates, which etch rapidly in a bath of copper sulfate, table salt and water. You will learn how to prepare your plate for etching, how to etch crisp lines, how to produce areas of tone and how to introduce colour to your print. No prior etching experience required.

 

 

Introductory Screen Printing

w/Lisa Jorgensen

Tuesdays, 6-9pm

May 9 – June 27 (8 weeks)

OR

Thursdays, 6-9pm

May 11 – June 29 (8 weeks)

$300 (+ MPA membership*)

For those who have never printed before or need a refresher on the basics, this class explores skills and techniques involved in this versatile process, which is capable of creating multi-coloured images on a variety of surfaces. Students will learn new skills and methods to achieve their creative goals.

 

 

Sampler Pack of Printmaking Techniques, Short-Course

w/Ann Rallison

Mondays 6:00-9:00pm

June 5 – June 26 (4 weeks)

$175.00 (+ MPA membership*) 

A little bit of this and a little bit of that (this being intaglio and that being mono-printing) – this is the perfect course for people who want to try printmaking and don’t know where to start!  Drypoint, stencil printing and some monoprint techniques will be explored in this fun, hands-on short-course.  Great for first time printers or those who want a refresher!

 

 

Workshops:

 

Screenprinting Basics at Martha Street

w/Alison James

Saturday April 8, 1-5pm & Sunday April 9, 12-6pm

$150.00 (+ MPA membership*)

This two–day workshop will focus on the basics of screenprinting including an orientation to the specific equipment and spaces used at Martha Street.  Great for the beginner or to refresh your skills.

 

 

Pocket Books Workshop

w/Sean McLachlan

Saturday May 27, 1-5pm & Sunday May 28, 12-5pm

$175.00 (+ MPA membership*)

In this two day workshop, students will learn to work with letterpress printing and bookbinding in order to create small, pocket sized sketchbooks and notebooks using movable type, printers cuts, and lino-cut graphics. Previous letterpress experience is required.

 

 

Letterpress Card Workshop

w/Sean McLachlan

Saturday June 10 1-5pm & Sunday June 11, 12-5pm

$175.00 (+ MPA membership*)

In this two day workshop, students will learn the basics of creating folding greeting cards on our letterpress equipment using movable type, printers cuts, and lino-cut graphics. Previous letterpress experience is required.

 

 

Registration:

 

* Course registration requires a valid Martha Street Studio membership: $35 Regular $20 Student / Senior

Course fees include basic materials and all equipment.

Class sizes are kept small to ensure a high quality of instruction.

If a course is cancelled due to insufficient registration, a full refund will be issued.

Registration fees will be refunded upon request (less a 20% administration fee) up to the beginning of the second class.

If you have any questions or wish to register by phone with Visa or Master Card, please contact the studio at: 204-779-6253 or by email: education@printmakers.mb.ca

We require a minimum of half the course fee upon registration. You can use a credit card over the phone, mail us a cheque, or pay in person with cash, credit or debit.

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