Discover (or rediscover) 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. Contact us to reserve a class space.

If you prefer to pay via Paypal, Click the PayPal button below the class you wish to sign up for, or we can invoice you. 

Professional Development Units (PDUs) are available for educators.



Letterpress Postcard Workshop

THIS CLASS IS FULL. Please contact Tiger Lily Press to be added to the wait/interested list and be notified the next time this class is offered. 

Instructor: Brian Stuparyk

Brian will demonstrate the tools and techniques involved in letterpress printmaking, including use of the Vandercook Proof Press in the TLP studio. Participants will design and compose a number of multi-color letterpress postcard designs using type, cuts and blocks from the TLP collection.
Brian Stuparyk, of Steam Whistle Press (specializing in letterpress), holds an M.F.A. in printmaking from the Cranbrook Academy of Art.

Limit 6

$60 non-members, $48 members






Linocut 102

This class is now full.

Please email contact us to be placed on the Wait List. 

Saturdays, March 16 and 23, 10am – 2pm

(Includes consulting time with the instructor at open studio, Tuesday, March 19, 6 – 9pm)

Instructor: Jonpaul Smith

Explore the world of color in relief block printing. This class will go beyond one block, one color and proceed to the development of multi-color printing with multiple blocks, or reduction block, and registering to the paper for consistent editioning.

Jonpaul Smith has an M.F.A. from the University of Cincinnati. He has been featured in many prominent solo exhibitions, private and public collections. He serves on Tiger Lily’s board of directors and has taught several classes for the studio.

Limit 6

$120 non-members, $96 members

PDUs: 8




Screen Printing with Stencils

Sunday March 24 12:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Instructor: Nancy Turner

Learn the basic logistics of screen printing, preparing the stencil, application to the screen, implementing ink, and proper use of the squeege. All colors available to print on a towel, t-shirt or notecard.

Nancy Turner is currently the fabric silk screener at Tiger Lily Press. Upcycled fabric + new printed pattern design + stitching = new (colorful) useful item. She has a Graphic Arts minor from Gettysburg College (PA), plus an English major.

Limit 6

$60 non-members, $48 members

PDUs: 4




Special Event: Sponsored by Tiger Lily Press & the Cincinnati Asian Art Society


Mokuhanga Demonstration  Traditional Japanese Woodcut by April Vollmer, author of Woodblock Print Workshop

Saturday, March 30, 2019 from 10am – noon at Tiger Lily Press studio

Traditional Japanese woodcut employs water-based colors, a hand-held disc barren printing tool, and the accurate kento registration system cut directly into the block. Vollmer will show the carving and printing tools, and demonstrate how multiple colors are printed.

Bring food and join us for a Potluck lunch to follow.

April Vollmer is a New York artist-printmaker-author, specializing in Mokuhanga. 




Lecture on Mokuhanga by April Vollmer at the Cincinnati Art Museum

April’s PowerPoint lecture will include information about Mokuhanga technique, a little about its history, and some examples of contemporary work. Free and open to the public.

Sunday, March 31 at 2pm, with reception following.



This class has been cancelled. Stay tuned for rescheduled dates. 


Non-Traditional Scrolls

Saturdays, April 13 and 20, 9am -1pm

Instructor: Maureen George

Participants will learn various ways of presenting prints mounted with rice paper or fabric borders and carriers with added embellishments. The artwork will be prepared for hanging unframed with the use of dowels, sticks and other fixtures. Finished pieces will be able to be rolled or remain flat. On both days we will explore different types of scrolls and will learn multi-drop monotypes to use in the finished scroll. On day two, students will use various glues and method for mounting and finishing their scrolls. We will also learn safe methods of clean up.

Maureen George studied graphic design and printmaking in Columbus, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago and Washington, D.C. After a stint as associate creative director at National Geographic, she has landed here in Cincinnati and serves on the Tiger Lily Press board of directors.

Limit 6

$120 non-members, $96 members

PDUs: 8




Drawing with a Live Model

Saturday, April 27, 10am – 2pm

Instructor: Greg Albert

Review the basic drawing practices with the goal of learning how to draw the figure as a flat pattern of interlocking shape of tonal value (light and dark). Learn how to draw simply, accurately and expressively. Perfect preparation for the follow up Monotype class on May 5. Students will work from a clothed model.

Greg Albert is a local artist and teacher. He teaches drawing and painting in the Art Academy’s Community Education program and classes in watercolor and oils at PLAZA Art Materials in Kenwood. Greg authored two art instruction books, Drawing You Can Do It and The Simple Secret of Better Painting.

Limit 6

$60 non-members, $48 members

Model fee included

PDUs: 4

Drawing with a Live Model


This class is now full.

Please email contact us to be placed on the Wait List. 


Sunday, May 5, 1:30pm – 5pm

Instructor: Kathleen Piercefield

This investigation into monotype can be a follow-up to Drawing on April 27th — or not! Utilizing drawings already developed, Kathleen will lead you through the many possibilities of monoprinting with brayers, brushes, q-tips, etc. into a color field, wiping away parts and adding others to manipulate texture and form.

Kathleen Piercefield majored in studio arts at Murray State University and earned a BFA in printmaking from Northern Kentucky University. Over the past 25 years she has given private lessons to children and adults, and taught workshops in book arts, printmaking, watercolor, and collage. 

Limit 6

$60 non-members, $48 members 

PDUs: 4




Methods for Multiple Color Printing on a Single Matrix (plate)

Saturday, May 18, 10 – 2

Instructor: Amy Foltz

This class will explore methods for creating atmospheric color environments for prints from previously created plates. We will explore wiped and rolled color techniques on metal, collagraph, plexiglass, wood, linoleum, etc., including rainbow roll for expanded color applications.

Amy Foltz is originally from the Columbus area, and has studied and taught printmaking in Colorado, New Mexico, South Dakota, and Iowa.

Limit 6

$60 non-members, $48 members.

PDUs: 4

Methods for Multiple Color Printing on a Single Matrix



Professional Guidelines for Matting and Framing

Sunday, May 19, 2019   12 – 3pm

Instructor: Andrea Knarr

In anticipation of the 40th Anniversary Members Show, we will go over professional guidelines for archival matting and framing of fine art prints. Andrea will demonstrate how to cut a 4-ply, beveled, archival mat using an inexpensive hand-held Logan mat cutter. (Learning to do this will save you big bucks, even if you mess up some of them!) We will also discuss the proper way to sign and number prints. 

Andrea Knarr was the printmaking coordinator and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Visual Arts at Northern Kentucky University for 27 years.  She taught a full program of printmaking processes with a special focus on mixed media, intaglio, and color printing. 

$10 – TLP members only


Interested in learning something specific that you don’t see here? Contact us and let us know. We often schedule classes based on feedback from participants and those interested in learning the various arts of printmaking.

All classes (unless otherwise noted in the class description) are taught at Tiger Lily Press studio, located at Dunham Recreation Center Complex, 4356 Dunham Lane, Cincinnati, Ohio 45238.