Mark Arts

Winter 2018 Printmaking Classes

Early enrollment for Members begins November 27. Enrollment for Non-Members begins December 4. Starting in January 2018 we will be located in our new facility at 1307 N. Rock Road.

Winter 2018 Printmaking Classes Schedule

Experience Level Class Title Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member Price)
Any, Ages 16+ Remix: Mixed Media Jan. 10 – Mar. 14 Wed. 4 – 7 p.m. Kathleen Shanahan $210 (189)
Any, Ages 16+ Tallgrass Prairie Press Printmaking Studio Jan. 11 – Mar. 15 Thu. 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. Doug Billings $210 (189)
Any, Ages 16+ Tallgrass Prairie Press Printmaking Studio Jan. 13 – Mar. 17 Sat. 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Doug Billings $210 (189)

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Remix: Mixed Media

This primarily 2-D course will develop your sense of design, as you have fun manipulating various common and rarified materials in new and experimental ways to create original works. The Art History of Mixed Media, elements of design, abstract imagery and composition will also be explored. We will meet in the printmaking studio, where we may incorporate linocut, monoprint, collagraph, Xerox transfer, dry point, stencil and/or trace monotype.

Ages: 16 + | Instructor: Kathleen Shanahan

Wednesdays, 4 – 7 p.m. | Jan. 10 – Mar. 14, 2018. (10 weeks)

Nonmember Price: $210 | Member Price: $189

Additional Class Details:

  • – Through demos and discussions, we will cover the topics of mixed media in art history, design and construction strategies, elements of design, abstractions/imagery and composition.  We will use acrylic mediums for layering, adhesion, and as thickening/coloring agents.
  • – Our substrata may range from mat board or heavy paper to stretched canvas or plywood.
  • – REMIX for the most part is a 2D course with possible excursions into the 3D realm.

Supply List:

  • – Any collected scraps of decorative papers, fabrics, old artworks to re-purpose. They can be in a range of thicknesses.
  • – Any glues or adhesives (the Center will provide some)
  • – Other tools and materials for attaching, assembling, and adhering such as: staplers, grommets, rivets, needle and thread, etc.
  • – On the first day students should bring a selection of materials from the supply list above (paper, fabric, etc.) as well as Elmer’s glue and 2 pieces of mat board or card board.

This class is full. Please contact us to be put on the waiting list.

Printmaking Rollers

Tallgrass Prairie Press Printmaking Studio

Printmaking is open to all experience levels. Students can work on any of the following: dry–point and mezzotint, collagraph, stone and poly plate lithography, solar plate intaglio and relief, or traditional wood and linoleum block printing. The supply list for this class is available on the first day and open studio is available for all printmaking classes on Saturdays from 1 – 4 p.m.

Ages: 16 + | Instructor: Doug Billings

Nonmember Price $210 | Member Price $189

Thursdays, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. | Jan. 11 – Mar. 15, 2018. (10 weeks)


Saturdays, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Jan. 13 – Mar. 17, 2018. (10 weeks)

The Saturday class is full. Please contact us to be put on the waiting list or see our offering on Thursdays.