Discover (or re-discover) the fun and fulfilling art of printmaking at Tiger Lily Press by taking a class. To register by mail, send a check to Tiger Lily Press, P.O.Box 5394, Cincinnati, Ohio 45205, along with a note including: name, phone number, email, class name, and amount paid.

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Professional Development Units (PDUs) are available for educators.



Thursday July 27, Friday July 28

10:00-3:30, half hour lunch

Instructor: Sheila Fleischer

This 2 day class will give participants the opportunity to explore a wide range of possibilities with Caran d’Ache watercolors and gouache in small print format. Emphasis will be on working intuitively to develop landscapes from memory or by using photos to inspire compositions. Additional techniques such as embossing will also be introduced as a way of enhancing prints. *Art teachers, this class offers a process easily adapted to the classroom.

Limit: 6 students  $120.00 non-members/ $105.00 members

$10.00 supply fee included

10 PDU contact hours

Class fee levels

2017 fall printmaking classes

Simple Silk Screen and More

Learn or continue basic silk Screen techniques without emulsions while working experimentally with stencils to create abstract images printed on paper and cloth. Previous students will have the opportunity to continue exploring multicolored, layered imagery.

August 6: 12:30-4:30     Nancy Turner, instructor

Limit: 6 students $65.00 non-members/ $50.00 members ($10.00 fee included) 4 PDU contact hours

Class Fees

Introduction to Copper Etching – FULL

Join us to learn basic etching on copper process along with inking, wiping, and printing the plate. This traditional Intaglio print process will also include preparing paper, using the presses and creating a signed edition. Once you take this beginner level class you are eligible to join the Friday etcher’s group to continue working with Andrea Knarr to build on your knowledge of the intaglio process.

August 20 and 27: 1:00-4:00     Andrea Knarr, instructor

Limit: 6 students $120.00 non-members/ $105.00 ($20.00 supply fee included) 6 PDU contact hours

FULL: Intro to Copper Etching has filled. If you’d like to be added to the waiting list and/or notified when we offer another section, please contact us to express your interest.

Drypoint into Monoprint, Part 2

This one-day class will continue the exploration of drypoint on plexiglass. Participants will begin with an existing* 8×10 inch drypoint plate from the spring session or a newly created image. Class will focus on combining drypoint with other printmaking processes such as monoprints, collagraphs, pochoir, hand-coloring and chine-collé.

*new students are welcome and will begin by learning drypoint on plexiglass techniques and basic inking, wiping and printing.

September 10: 1:00-6:00     Kathleen Piercefield, instructor

Limit 6 students $75.00 non-members/$60.00 members ($10.00 supply fee included) 5 PDU contact hours

Class Fees

Perpetual Prints/Longevity Letterpress Workshop

Would you like to live forever? Well, your prints and books can. In this 4 hour workshop, the Tiger Lily Press Vandercook Proof Press will be used, along with a collection of vintage wood type, to hand ink small letterpress prints. If you love the printed word, swoon over letterpress, or dream of printing your own one of a kind word games, this workshop is for you.

September 17: 12:30-4:30      Brad Thiele, instructor

Limit: 6 students $65.00 non-members/ $50.00 members ($10.00 supply fee included) 4 PDU contact hours

Class Fees

Experimental Collagraph Printmaking, Part 2

In this two-day workshop make your own plates with ordinary materials. Using cardboard, paper, fabrics, modeling paste and acrylic mediums, participants will make plates to print alone or in layers. The use of cut-shape plates and block out stencils will be explored. Previous participants will be encouraged to work with existing plates and to creating multicolor, overlapping images.

September 17 and 24: 11:30-4:30    Mary Woodworth, instructor

Limit: 6 students $110.00 non-members/$95.00 members ($10.00 supply fee included) 10 PDU contact hours

Class Fees

Play and Color Layering with Gelli Plates

Come experiment with acrylic paints and Gelli Plates to make colorful, intuitive monoprints. This is an ideal process for experimentation and building a body of custom collage material, chine-collé papers, art journal pages, and finished prints. If you love layers, you will really dig this! Prints are made without a press with light hand or brayer pressure.

October 1: 12:30-4:30    Nicci Mechler, instructor

Limit: 6 students $75.00 nonmembers/$60.00 members ($20.00 supply fee included) 4 PDU contact hours

Class Fees

Handmade Cloth Paper

Cloth Paper is a one of a kind sturdy paper suitable for a variety of applications including construction of art journal/sketchbook and book covers. Come and spend an afternoon learning to create your own colorful paper with layers of tissue, fibers, paper scraps, water based dyes, and paint. Bring threads, fabric scraps, and paper bits for inclusion in your layered, finished cloth papers.

October 15: 12:30-4:30    Nicci Mechler, instructor

Limit: 6 students $65.00 nonmember/$50.00 members ($10.00 supply fee included) 4 PDU contact hours

Class Fees

Handmade Sketchbooks and Pocket Journals

Bring your prints and handmade papers and create small hand bound art journals or pocket size books. The focus is on creating single signature booklets with a sturdy, flexible cover. Learn how to create a unique screen-backed cover for flexibility and strength. A discussion on various glues, sewing, cover papers, and tools will be part of the presentation.

October 22: 12:30-4:30    Nicci Mechler, instructor

Limit: 6 students $65.00 nonmember/$50.00 member ($10.00 supply fee included) 4 PDU contact hours

Class Fees

All classes are taught at Tiger Lily Press studio, located at Dunham Recreation Center Complex, 4356 Dunham Lane, Cincinnati, Ohio 45238.