Printmaking Without a Press INTERMEDIATE (Online)

  • Tuesday, February 02, 2021
  • Tuesday, February 16, 2021
  • 3 sessions
  • Tuesday, February 02, 2021, 6:00 PM 8:00 PM (PST)
  • Tuesday, February 09, 2021, 6:00 PM 8:00 PM (PST)
  • Tuesday, February 16, 2021, 6:00 PM 8:00 PM (PST)
  • Print & Book Zoom Room, Class Code PB020921CL
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  • $123 tuition + $30 Kit + $15 Shipping
  • Tuition: $95 + $30 Kit + $15 Shipping

    Registration closes Monday, 01/18.
    Please join waitlist (there is no charge) to be notified if the class is offered again.

Registration is closed
**This workshop will be conducted via live streaming with Zoom. Registration will close 01/18**

This exciting new follow-up/next level class is designed for anyone interested in continuing to make prints at home without access to a printing press using non-toxic, water-based materials. In your own space you will learn how to make multiple color/multi-layered prints using direct printing techniques first presented in the beginning course (held on Dec. 1 and January 2nd).

We will cover designing and creating a print that is built up in layers, printed more than once, using monotype, relief printing and drypoint methods. We will also cover the use of registration systems and tips on using color as a means of personal expression, choosing a pallet, mixing inks and paints and a bit of history about pigments. Emphasis will be placed upon personal artistic development. Students will choose their own subject matter and work in whatever size/scale fits their needs.

All classes will be live via Zoom to include technical demonstrations and group discussions. Everyone will be provided with a supply kit prior to the first class containing a variety of water-based inks and materials. Looking forward to seeing you there. Keep on printing.

Suggested materials to have on hand:

  • A rolling pin or dowel rod of sorts
  • Sticks Textural surfaces to take rubbings from Watercolors crayons pencils
  • Tape, Glue stick
  • A variety of thin papers to include, typing copy paper, wrapping paper, magazines, newspapers.
  • Water spray bottle
  • Water source/sink
  • Paper towels/rags,
  • Thinner work gloves,
  • Apron, Work Clothes.


  • Registration for this class will close on Monday January 18th to allow adequate time to mail kits. Please verify your mailing address when registering. Kits will include: speedball starter ink set-6 colors, extender, 2 acrylic sheets.
  • This class will be taught via the Zoom video conferencing program. For a great video on how to use Zoom, watch this tutorial.
  • A link to join this online event will be sent to the email you registered with. Please watch for this email. You may need to check your spam folder for this email.
  • Tuition assistance is available. Click here to apply

Instructor Bio:

Curt Labitzke is an associate professor of printmaking at the University of Washington. His work is represented at the Island Gallery on Bainbridge Island and La Bottega dell Acquaforte Gallery in Laguna Beach, California.  Curt's work was included in the group of Seattle Regional Printmakers shows at Roby King Gallery in 2013 and 2014.  He has shown in galleries internationally in Italy, France, Chile and Mexico.

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