Tiger Lily Press is pleased to announce
Spring 2022 classes in printmaking at the studio!

Spring 2022 Classes

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Tiger Lily Press
P.O. Box 5394
Cincinnati, OH 45205

NEW STUDIO ORIENTATION

1-day
Tour Guide: Jay Harriman

Schedule
Saturday, February 5 at 2:00 pm

Course description

This is a free open session to all members who would like to print at the studio or get help with a printing project. Linoleum blocks and tools will be available for anyone who would like to make a relief print. Copper plate etching will also be demonstrated for anyone who is interested. This is a chance to meet fellow printmakers, exchange ideas and generally get your hands dirty. We will cover available studio supplies, how to set pressure on the press, studio access and safety.

Participants should bring a design to print or a current print project.

Fee
Free to members

Maximum class size of 6

About the instructor: Jay Harriman is a volunteer, a Tiger Lily Press member and a printmaker. He has worked in IT for twenty-five years, and has taught part-time at Miami University.

INTRODUCTION TO POLYESTER LITHOGRAPHY

Four Wednesday evenings in March
Instructor: Jay Harriman

Schedule
Meet Wednesdays, March 9, 16, 23, 30, from 6:30 to 8:30pm

Course description
Come join us in this class open to makers and of all experience levels. Polyester lithography plates (aka Pronto Plates) are an inexpensive, non-toxic and lightweight alternative to litho stones and can be printed on with an etching press. Prints can be made with commonly available supplies and these plates are ideal for all kinds of images, even school classroom use. We will explore participant designs from line drawings to photographic images.

Level of study: Beginner and intermediate

Fee
Members: $96
Non-members: $120

Maximum students: 6

Materials
Many course materials are covered by the class fee.
Students should bring:
Various images or print projects to work with
Good paper for printing final images

artwork by Jay Harriman

About the instructor: Jay Harriman is a volunteer, a Tiger Lily Press member and a printmaker. He has worked in IT for twenty-five years, and has taught part-time at Miami University.

LOCK ‘N ROLL LETTERPRESS

2-session course
Instructor: Nora Young

Schedule
Saturday, March 19 and Sunday, March 20 from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Course description
Do you love the look of those old show posters—traveling circuses, rock ‘n roll revues and county fairs? Used to promote events, showcards and posters now inspire use for birthdays, anniversaries and weddings to name a few. We’ll dissect what is going on in those posters, gain an understanding of how they’re structured and then apply this to our collaborative poster project.

In this class, you’ll learn letterpress printing basics and produce a commemorative poster. Participants will practice setting type from our lead/wood type and ad cut collection, build a form and operate a Vandercook proofing press from ink up to clean up.

Topics covered in class:
Process of hand-setting type and layout/composition
Basic typographic design concepts
Relief printing techniques
Mixing inks/simple color theory
Operation of a Vandercook cylinder proof press

Course Agenda:
Saturday, March 19:
Discuss and dissect showcard posters
Collaboratively sketch our commemorative poster
Layout final poster
Hand-set type for poster
Compose poster parts and lockup

Sunday, March 20:
Makeready
Finalize makeready
Mix ink and ink the form
Produce poster run
Clean up press and studio
Level of study: Beginner

Fee
Members: $144
Non-members: $180

Maximum students: 6

Materials
Most course materials are covered by the class fee.
Students should bring: Creative curiosity. Letterpress is good inky fun,
so dress for the mess. Bring an apron, sketch paper, pencil, eraser.

About the instructor: About the instructor: Nora Young is a graphic designer, typographer and letterpress printer. Her love for everything type started with identity/branding design work and is what lead her to letterpress. She is a member of Tiger Lily Press, The Amalgamated Printers Association, and an occasional instructor at the Art Academy of Cincinnati. Her letterpress shop, Typesy Turvy, is located at Brazee
Street Studios in Oakley.

A PAINTERLY WAY OF PRINTMAKING

2 Sunday afternoons
Instructor: Kathleen Piercefield

Schedule
Sundays, April 24 and May 1; 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Course description
Monotype is, of all the printmaking processes, the most spontaneous and painterly; it lends itself to expressive marks, direct drawing, and great freedom of approach. Each print is a unique work. At the start of the class we’ll look at how some well-known artists—Paul Gauguin, Edgar Degas, Michael Mazur, Ruth Weisberg—have used monotype; then we’ll roll out some ink and start experimenting. Basic ability to draw and plan a composition are helpful for this class, but really no experience is necessary. Participants will learn several of the many ways to make monotypes, and we’ll also talk about how monotype can work in combination with other processes. Exploring this versatile printmaking method will be enjoyable for beginners and experienced printmakers alike.

Topics covered in class:
Artists using monotype
Plate preparation and simple registration
Mixing and rolling out ink
Basic subtractive & additive techniques in black and white
Ghost printing
Trace monotype
Use of natural materials, masks and stencils
If time allows, include color reduction monotype

Level of study: Any level
Ability to do some simple drawing & composing of designs, plus curiosity and willingness to play and experiment.

Fee
Members: $84
Non-members: $105

Maximum students: 6

Materials
Covered by class fees:
18” x 24” Mylar or clear Duralar sheets
Stonehenge paper, 3 – 4 sheets per student
Ink, brayers, ink knives, rags, brushes, Q-tips

Students should bring:
Apron or protective clothing
Sketches and/or photos of your choice for imagery
Fine point Sharpie marker
Roll of blue painter’s tape or masking tape
12” ruler (not necessary, but handy)
Baby wipes and/or paper towels for your own use

Tools for adding texture and making marks, including toothpicks,
bamboo skewers, small stiff bristle brushes, mesh bags, scraps of
textured wallpaper or fabric

A PAINTERLY WAY OF PRINTMAKING​

About the instructor: Kathleen Piercefield studied studio arts at Murray State University, took watercolor classes at the Baker-Hunt Foundation in Covington, and in 2004 earned a BFA in printmaking from Northern Kentucky University. Since 2015 she has been a member of Tiger Lily Press, and has taught workshops in collagraph, monotype and drypoint at their studio in Cincinnati. Her own studio and home are in Dry Ridge, Kentucky.

ADVANCED SCREENPRINTING: Monoprinting, Multiple-Color, and More!

Four Saturday mornings in May
Instructor: Stephanie Berrie

Schedule
Meet Saturday, May 7, 14, 21, 28 from 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Course description
Have you ever wanted to take your screenprinting skills to the next level? “Advanced Screenprinting: Monoprinting, Multiple-Color, and More!” is a course that will cover more advanced techniques for the ambitious screenprinter. Over four weeks, students will learn how to do the following:
Multiple-color printing and/or CMYK printing
Creating stencils with Drawing Fluid and Screen Filler
Monoprint using watercolor to create unique and beautiful prints!

Some basic screenprinting knowledge is required for this course. Students should know or have a basic understanding of screenprinting: exposing screens, creating and printing a one-color print, and standard registration skills.

Topics covered in class:
Multiple-color registration and printing
Brief overview of exposing screens
Watercolor monoprinting
Creating stencils with Drawing Fluid and Screen Filler
Brief overview of CMYK process and printing

Course Agenda:
Week 1: Brief overview on how to expose screens again; talk about multiple screen registration, create 3-color transparencies for 3-color print; discuss CMYK process and show examples. Give students the option to either do a 3-color print or CMYK print

Week 2: Work day/go over printing CMYK process

Week 3: Introduce and demo Drawing Fluid and Watercolor Monoprinting

Week 4: Work day/ finish up Drawing Fluid and Monoprinting projects

Level of study: Intermediate: Have a basic understanding of screenprinting (exposing screens, printing, one-color registration)

Helpful skills: Drawing skills, basic computer skills, basic screenprinting skills

Fee
Members: $144
Non-members: $180

Maximum students: 6

Materials
Most class materials are covered by class fees.
Students should provide: Sketchbook; pencils/pens to draw with; other materials they might want to print on (fabric, other paper, etc)

ADVANCED SCREENPRINTING: Monoprinting, Multiple-Color, and More!

About the instructor: Stephanie Berrie is an artist from Dayton,
Ohio. She completed her BFA at the Columbus College of Art and Design in 2015 and her MFA at Texas Tech University in 2019. She is currently the Senior Lab Associate of the printmaking lab at the University of Cincinnati and part-time print professor. Berrie has also
been an artist in residence at the Charles Adams Studio Project in Lubbock, Texas and at Tiger Lily Press in Cincinnati, Ohio.

ADVANCED POLYESTER LITHOGRAPHY

4-week course
Instructor: Jay Harriman

Schedule
Meet Wednesdays, May 4, 11, 18, 25, from 6:30 to 8:30pm

Course description

Color and Registration! Making ink sing, image on image, bringing multiple plates together. We will explore three primary ways to combine multiple polyester plates to make color prints. From updating an existing print with color to  multiple color separation. This class is open to printmakers who have experience imaging and printing polyester litho plates. Participants are asked to bring initial designs and/or really good questions to explore.

Level of study: Intermediate and Advanced

Fee
Members: $96 
Non-members: $120

Materials
Many course materials are covered by the class fee. Students should bring:
Various images or print projects to work with
Good paper for printing final images 

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About the instructor: Jay Harriman is a volunteer, a Tiger Lily Press member and a printmaker. He has worked in IT for twenty-five years, and has taught part-time at Miami University.