Screenprinting Workshops in Santa Fe

Everyone can learn to print like a boss in these fun weekend workshops. Whether you are a complete beginner or a pro looking to add some new tools to the toolbox, these workshops are for you. The Introduction class will provide you all you need to know to pull a small, sweet edition of your own design, while other workshops focus on specific topics and students collaborate on printing posters, wearables, or fine art prints.

Artist and instructor Mike Kimball has been a fine arts printmaker for over 25 years and founded the Santa Fe Hand Prints Workshops to teach others the joy of making prints by hand in this world of rapid digital image making.

The classes are presented by the Center for Printmaking and Book Arts in the print studio of the Santa Fe Community College Fine Arts Department.

Introduction to Screen Printing

Saturday, June 26, and Sunday, June 27, 2021, 11 am-4 pm

This 2-day, 10-hour workshop introduces you to the screenprinting process from start to finish. You will learn the techniques to create the artwork, make the printing stencils, mix ink colors, and proper printing techniques to produce a screenprint poster of your own design. Each student will complete a small edition of a 2-color print over the course of this workshop. $150

Screen Printing for Textiles and Wearables

Saturday, July 10, 2021, 11 am-4 pm

This 1-day workshop introduces you to the process of screenprinting onto textiles, including T-shirts, tote bags, and more. Everything from creating your own artwork design, preparing the stencils, mixing inks for fabric printing, and curing your finished pieces. Students may bring fabric items to print, and printable tote bags will also be available for purchase. $90

Screen Printing: Old School Meets New School

Saturday, July 24, 2021, 11 am-4 pm

In this 1-day workshop you will explore how digital media can be incorporated into making screenprints. Digital typography, photographic images and other graphic effects using the computer software programs Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop are covered. Using these digital methods, you will participate in making a print to take with you at the completion of the workshop. Prior completion of the Introduction to Screen Printing workshop is recommended but not required. $90

Introduction to Screenprinting

Saturday, August 7, and Sunday, August 8, 2021, 11 am-4 pm

This 2-day, 10-hour workshop introduces you to the screen printing process from start to finish. You will learn the techniques to create the artwork, make the printing stencils, mix ink colors, and proper printing techniques to produce a screen print poster of your own design. Each student will complete a small edition of a 2-color print over the course of this workshop. $150

Advanced Techniques in Screenprinting

Saturday, August 21, 2021, 11 am-4 pm

In this 1-day, 5-hour workshop you will be introduced to four advanced screenprinting techniques to add to your technique toolbox. Techniques include using metallic pigments, transparent effects, blended and graduated tones, and creating a monoprint by painting directly onto a screen. Participants will make a print featuring these techniques to take with you at the completion of the workshop. Students must complete Introduction to Screenprinting prior to taking this workshop. $90

Screenprinting: Posters of Protest & Revolution

Saturday, September 4, 2021, 11 am-4 pm

The history of printed posters as expressions of political, social, and cultural ideas are explored in this 1-day, 5-hour workshop. You will choose a cause that you feel strongly about and create a powerful, graphic poster that expresses your view. All steps of going from print production to peaceful protest are addressed and you will participate in the creation of a poster that you can take with you at the completion of the workshop. $90

To register, visit https://www.handprints.art/#/