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Tote bags are back! Proven to be a real crowd pleaser, you will design your own eco-friendly tote as you are complying with the plastic bag ban!
Choose from a variety of templates and ink colors to customize a tote. If time and space allows, bring in a t-shirt you might also like to print on!
First Fridays was established as a way to provide a fun and engaging opportunity to explore some of the printmaking mediums used at PrintSpace. Novice or experienced will both find happiness!
Come on over and join this increasingly popular Bay Ridge event. There's plenty of good conversations shared over a new printmaking technique each month. Learn why printmakers are the best!
Door opens at 6pm, closes at 9pm.
All materials and light snacks provided but BYOBeverage!
Previous First Fridays:
Miriam Schaer and Replacement Parts: Passport to Wellness
Linocut Card Printing 2 with launch of Bright Spot for St. Nicholas Home
Linocut Card Printing I
During our First Friday workshop, we will continue using existing plates to experiment with different inking techniques and to notice how various markings in the linoleum are transferred to the paper. Participants will have a better understanding of how to carve their own linocut should they like to schedule shop time to do so.
Printing from skeleton templates to create versions of Las Calaveras. Choose from different poses to combine or repeat. Add clothing, accessories or backgrounds using collage materials or great crayon rubbing textures.
September 13: (Faux First Friday) Postcard printing from real or wish-listed summer vacations!
June 7: Monoprint Drawings. Experiment with inking a piece of plexiglass placing a paper on top, drawing on the paper and transferring ink to the back of the drawing. And _THEN_, run the plexiglass through the press onto a second paper. And of course, repeat!
May 3rd: Printing from The Home Project: Choose a collagraph plate from The Home Project collection to make your own variable prints. Then join other participants in creating a group or neighborhood print!
April 5th: Tote bag printing: Choose to print from templates provided.
March 1st: Button making: Design and press your own buttons.