Workshop Schedule

Fall Workshops

Letterpress on Fabric

Sunday, October 29th, 1-4 p.m.

Using wood type and custom rubber stamps, you’ll print on t-shirts, totes, tea towels and any kind of fabric for your projects. $40 includes two from the following: t-shirt (limited selection) , tote or tea towel. You can bring your own fabrics to print with too. 3 hours.

To sign up, message me on Facebook or Instagram @cmedley235 (until I get my website functioning)

Nature Printing

October 22, 1-4 p.m.

Print directly from leaves, twigs, grasses, anything large and flat that can go through the press. You’ll print on handmade paper and textiles (provided). Bring your own nature or use what is provided to get beautifully detailed prints. Class is 3 hours long. Limited to 6 people. Price: $340.

Dates: Schedule your own date: evenings 6-9, Saturdays 10-1, Sundays 1-4

To sign up, message me on Facebook or Instagram @cmedley235 (until I get my website functioning)

Request-a-Date Workshops

Gelli Plate Monoprinting
Learn how to print expressive and unique prints using gelli/gelatin plates. Use direct drawing,  painterly technique, stencils and image transfers. Explore color mixing, brushwork, and ghost images. You will love this direct and expressive type of printmaking. No
previous experience required. All supplies included. $20 per person. Limit 10

Carve Your Own Nature Stamps Pattern Workshop
You’ll learn how to easily cut stamps out of rubber erasers and then create patterns on paper to make cards, gift bags and on fabric like a tea towel OR a tote bag to make repeating patterns.  $45 includes stamps, paper and one tea towel OR tote. You’re welcome to bring your own items to print on too. 

Book Arts: Star Book
Create an artist book shaped like a star. You’ll learn how to construct the book out of paper and add a hard cover with a ribbon closure. Stamp, draw or collage on the book after it’s finished. Printed instructions are provided to take home to make more on your own. Cost: $35. All supplies included. (3 spots left)

Print at home or school with my Printmaking book on Amazon or order directly from me:

Basic Letterpress

Learn how to set type and print with wood and metal type. Select from hundreds of vintage image cuts and ornaments. You’ll use a Showcard proof press or Kelsey tabletop press and can print as many items as you want during the 3 hour session. Example projects are quotes/lyrics/poems, greeting cards, coasters, bookmarks, and other paper items. All supplies included. Class size limited to 5. $40 per person; $30 student

Dates: Schedule your own date: evenings 6-9, Saturdays 10-1, Sundays 1-4

Table Top Platen Press Workshop

Learn how to use the Kelsey platen press for printing multiples like business cards, invitations, greeting cards or coasters. You’ll learn how to lock up type, ink the press, troubleshoot, adjust pressure, and clean up the press. We’ll also cover how to order custom polymer plates. Three different sizes of presses will be available for printing. Cost: $50 for 3 hours; $35 for students. Covers: all materials and tutorial.

Poster Letterpress Printing

Print on a sign press with wood/metal type and images to make your own poster up to 14 x 22 inches. Bring a short quote, lyric or wing it and get inspired by the large collection of vintage images and letters. All supplies included. $40 per person; $30 for students.

Make Paste Paper!

Easy and fun, build up texture and patterns on paper using a flour and acrylic paint for use in bookmaking, collage or printing. All supplies included. $20; 2 hours

Linoleum Block Relief Printing-2 classes
Cut your own designs to print and stamp on paper and fabric. You can print with type too. Learn how to transfer images and cut designs; explore easy cut linoleum options and printing with multiple colors. Included in price are blocks up to 5 x 7, small blocks for stamping, craft foam for shapes, paper and ink. You’ll take home your block to finish cutting and spend the second class printing. 3 hours each session. $60; $45 student

Painterly Screen Printing . Using drawing fluid, brushes and a mask, you’ll create an image on a screen that you can print on textiles or paper. Class limited to 4. 3 hours. Cost: $45; Students $35

DIY Coasters. Create a monogram, use vintage images or a special message to print on bar coasters . Coasters are great for parties, weddings or as gifts! Price: $25. 2 hours

Stencil Pressure Printing. Create backgrounds, images and textures quickly to your letterpress print by a process using paper stencils and the pressure of the press. Your final piece will be multi- color with images and/or with type— a process good for printmakers and letterpress designers.  Class is 4 hours long and is limited to 4. Paper and ink provided. $40 per person. Student price: $30.

Basic Bookbinding. Learn basic book making techniques. Print a cover and sew a small journal together; create an instant book out of a single sheet of paper by folding and cutting and finally we will create an accordion book. All supplies included. 3 hours. Price $45.

Looking for something else?

  • PRINT PARTY. Reserve an afternoon or evening for your group. BYOB.  Cost $25 pp for 4 hours.
  • Gift certificates available
  • Custom polymer plates can be ordered before session for an additional fee
  • Key to The Studio. Once you’ve become familiar with the shop and received training, you can work in the studio on your own. One month-$50 for unlimited access unless another workshop is running. Special introduction price for first time users: 3 months for $100.

NOTE: FORM IS NOT FUNCTIONAL AT THIS TIME. PLEASE CONTACT VIA EMAIL ON YOUR FLIER OR via MESSENGER ON FACEBOOK (Crow Designs/The Workshop) OR INSTAGRAM (@cmedley235). I hope to have this fixed in a couple of days.

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