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Letterpress Basics Workshop

January 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Two-part Workshop: participants must attend 1/30 and 2/6

Learn the basics of letterpress printing from hand-setting type to pulling prints in this two-part workshop! We will cover: a brief history of the importance of letterpress printing, type-case layout and setting by hand (letter by letter!), forme building, press set-up on platen and/or bed presses, paper preparations, and printing on our antique presses.    Prints will be one-layer/one color, and participants should expect to create an edition of approx. 1-2 dozen prints in one design. It is helpful to bring to…

Handcrafted Paper Roses

February 1 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Just in time for Valentine's Day! Learn to create Ruby Rose and Rose Buds using beautiful Lia Griffith branded German extra-fine and doublette crepe paper. Techniques for cutting, stretching and forming flowers will be covered. Participants will complete 2 large roses and 1-2 small rose buds on wires for an arrangement, perfect for giving! Fill out my LGL form!

Printing Partners Workshops @ The WASH Project

February 1 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until March 28, 2020

Join us at The WASH Project this Winter for Printing Partners, Book Arts' educational outreach program offering free book arts classes to children and families right in their own neighborhoods! We welcome learners of all ages and abilities to join us each week, as classes are sequencial. No pre-registration is required. Led by Book Arts Teaching Artist Ruby Merritt. We hope you'll join us! Questions? rosemary@wnybookarts.org or call Book Arts at 348-1430. Check out our class schedule below: 11am-1pm @…

Screen Print Basics Workshop

February 4 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Two-part workshop: participants must attend 2/4 and 2/11

Learn the basics of screen printing from image creation to pulling prints on paper or apparel in this two-part workshop! Participants can expect to learn a brief history of screen printing, how to create images suitable for the medium, how to burn screens, mix ink, prepare paper, and of course, print! The instructor will guide participants in using specialty artist tools in to our newly-renovated screen print studio. Completed prints can be made on paper or apparel (t-shirts, tote bags, etc). …

Letterpress Basics Workshop

February 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Two-part Workshop: participants must attend 1/30 and 2/6

Learn the basics of letterpress printing from hand-setting type to pulling prints in this two-part workshop! We will cover: a brief history of the importance of letterpress printing, type-case layout and setting by hand (letter by letter!), forme building, press set-up on platen and/or bed presses, paper preparations, and printing on our antique presses.    Prints will be one-layer/one color, and participants should expect to create an edition of approx. 1-2 dozen prints in one design. It is helpful to bring to…

Printing Partners Workshops @ The WASH Project

February 8 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until March 28, 2020

Join us at The WASH Project this Winter for Printing Partners, Book Arts' educational outreach program offering free book arts classes to children and families right in their own neighborhoods! We welcome learners of all ages and abilities to join us each week, as classes are sequencial. No pre-registration is required. Led by Book Arts Teaching Artist Ruby Merritt. We hope you'll join us! Questions? rosemary@wnybookarts.org or call Book Arts at 348-1430. Check out our class schedule below: 11am-1pm @…

Screen Print Basics Workshop

February 11 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Two-part workshop: participants must attend 2/4 and 2/11

Learn the basics of screen printing from image creation to pulling prints on paper or apparel in this two-part workshop! Participants can expect to learn a brief history of screen printing, how to create images suitable for the medium, how to burn screens, mix ink, prepare paper, and of course, print! The instructor will guide participants in using specialty artist tools in to our newly-renovated screen print studio. Completed prints can be made on paper or apparel (t-shirts, tote bags, etc). …

Printing Partners Workshops @ The WASH Project

February 15 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until March 28, 2020

Join us at The WASH Project this Winter for Printing Partners, Book Arts' educational outreach program offering free book arts classes to children and families right in their own neighborhoods! We welcome learners of all ages and abilities to join us each week, as classes are sequencial. No pre-registration is required. Led by Book Arts Teaching Artist Ruby Merritt. We hope you'll join us! Questions? rosemary@wnybookarts.org or call Book Arts at 348-1430. Check out our class schedule below: 11am-1pm @…

Bookbinding: Hardcover Journal

February 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Learn the basics of hardcover bookbinding! Participants will utilize specialty book making tools such as bone folders and awls, decorative papers, book cloth and adhesives to assemble and stitch a unique handbound journal. Journals will be approx. 5"x8" in size, with multiple signatures. Workshop is open to all skill levels, beginners welcome.Fill out my LGL form!

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Advanced Letterpress Workshop

February 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Two-part workshop: participants must attend 2/20 and 2/27

Build on the basics of letterpress printing in our Advanced class! Open to participants who have taken our Letterpress Basics Workshop, this advanced class allows for further exploration into hand-setting type to create more complicated formes/prints utilizing layering of type and color. Participants can expect to become more proficient with printing tools, metal and wood type, printing presses, and procedures in the Book Arts' Studio. Once participants have taken both Basics and Advanced Letterpress Workshops, and are a paid Member…

Meditation Saturdays: Visual Mindfulness, Intuitive Meditation for the Senses

February 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on March 28, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on April 25, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on June 6, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on July 25, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on October 24, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 21, 2020 at 10:00 am

Book Arts' Meditation Saturdays Visual Mindfulness Series seeks to immerse participants in a deep exploration of the art work on view in our Gallery through meditation and discussion. Each technique invites us to use our senses whether it be listening, looking, movement, or stillness. There are many ways to enter into meditation other than traditional Buddhist-based practices! This is a welcoming environment, no previous experience with meditation is necessary. Please note: This class welcomes anyone 16 years and above. There will be sitting, some standing, and…

Printing Partners Workshops @ The WASH Project

February 22 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until March 28, 2020

Join us at The WASH Project this Winter for Printing Partners, Book Arts' educational outreach program offering free book arts classes to children and families right in their own neighborhoods! We welcome learners of all ages and abilities to join us each week, as classes are sequencial. No pre-registration is required. Led by Book Arts Teaching Artist Ruby Merritt. We hope you'll join us! Questions? rosemary@wnybookarts.org or call Book Arts at 348-1430. Check out our class schedule below: 11am-1pm @…

READING Through The Arts

February 25 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Book Arts is proud to be a part of a team of culturals in our region working to strengthen opportunities for Teaching Artists in all stages of their career. A local non-profit dedicated to bringing arts to youth and elevating the work of artists teaching their craft, Young Audiences of WNY's Arts Partners for Learning program has teamed up with the Chautauqua Institution and The Kennedy Center to offer a series of  Teaching Artist Professional Development workshops. When we listen…

Advanced Screen Print Workshop

February 25 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Two-part workshop: participants must attend 2/25 and 3/3

Build on the basics of screen printing in our Advanced class! Open to participants who have taken our Screen Print Basics Workshop, this advanced class allows for further exploration into image and screen creation to create more complicated prints utilizing layering of stencils and colors. Participants can expect to become more proficient with printing tools, presses, and procedures in the Book Arts’ Studio. Once participants have taken both Basics and Advanced Screen Print Workshops, and are a paid Member in…

Papermaking: Dip-Mould

February 29 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Learn the basics of how to use a dip mould for papermaking! Workshop participants will create a stack of their own handmade paper sheets utilizing colorful pulp created by the instructor. Inclusions– small decorative pieces imbedded in the paper pulp–will be provided by the instructor, and participants are welcome to bring inclusions of their own (examples: flower petals, leaves, confetti, anything thin and lightweight). Created paper sheets will be taken to the instructor's studio, Papercraft Miracles, to be pressed and dried…

Printing Partners Workshops @ The WASH Project

February 29 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until March 28, 2020

Join us at The WASH Project this Winter for Printing Partners, Book Arts' educational outreach program offering free book arts classes to children and families right in their own neighborhoods! We welcome learners of all ages and abilities to join us each week, as classes are sequencial. No pre-registration is required. Led by Book Arts Teaching Artist Ruby Merritt. We hope you'll join us! Questions? rosemary@wnybookarts.org or call Book Arts at 348-1430. Check out our class schedule below: 11am-1pm @…

Advanced Screen Print Workshop

March 3 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Two-part workshop: participants must attend 2/25 and 3/3

Build on the basics of screen printing in our Advanced class! Open to participants who have taken our Screen Print Basics Workshop, this advanced class allows for further exploration into image and screen creation to create more complicated prints utilizing layering of stencils and colors. Participants can expect to become more proficient with printing tools, presses, and procedures in the Book Arts’ Studio. Once participants have taken both Basics and Advanced Screen Print Workshops, and are a paid Member in…

Printing Partners Workshops @ The WASH Project

March 7 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until March 28, 2020

Join us at The WASH Project this Winter for Printing Partners, Book Arts' educational outreach program offering free book arts classes to children and families right in their own neighborhoods! We welcome learners of all ages and abilities to join us each week, as classes are sequencial. No pre-registration is required. Led by Book Arts Teaching Artist Ruby Merritt. We hope you'll join us! Questions? rosemary@wnybookarts.org or call Book Arts at 348-1430. Check out our class schedule below: 11am-1pm @…

Screen Print Basics Workshop

March 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Two-part workshop: participants must attend 3/10 and 3/17

Learn the basics of screen printing from image creation to pulling prints on paper or apparel in this two-part workshop! Participants can expect to learn a brief history of screen printing, how to create images suitable for the medium, how to burn screens, mix ink, prepare paper, and of course, print! The instructor will guide participants in using specialty artist tools in to our newly-renovated screen print studio. Completed prints can be made on paper or apparel (t-shirts, tote bags, etc). …

Vision Boards Workshop

March 14 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Let’s bring our dreams to life with vision boards! You have to see your goals before you can reach them, and together we will find images and words that symbolize your vision for your future and then we will assemble them onto a frameable board for your wall! Includes frameable board, instruction and all collage materials. All ages welcome. Fill out my LGL form!

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