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Upcoming Workshops

 

Registration is required unless noted as a 'drop-in' course. Children and youth courses will be listed in the description. All materials provided unless otherwise stated. Payments can be made through links to Universe, EventBrite, in-person with cash or credit, or through email transfer/paypal at inprint.collective@gmail.com.  If paying in person or electronically, please let us know via email first!

Our studio is located at 58 Wade Ave, Unit 8a, Toronto, Ontario.

Class sizes are small, often between 4 to 8 depending on the course. For this reason, we maintain a strict refund policy, outlined below:

REFUND POLICY: Refunds available up to 48 hours prior to class start. We will also refund day of ONLY in the case of illness (honour system, thanks!), but you must tell us same day with an email prior to the start of class. We will also refund in the case of our own cancelations. No refunds or credits if you no-show without notice indicated here. Missed classes in multi-day courses do not qualify for discounts/refunds.

We will be continuing to enforce a mask policy in the studio for workshops for the foreseeable future!

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Workshops need a minimum of 4 registrants to run. Please note that workshops may be canceled or rescheduled as required due to either low numbers or public health concerns. 

THE USE OF MASKS ARE REQUIRED IN OUR STUDIO BY ALL GUESTS & ARTISTS

NEW! 2024 Schedule

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Intro to Silkscreen (One Day Intensive)

Sunday, July 21, 2024

11am to 4pm 

with artist Maureen Da Silva

FEE: $75 plus tax

REGISTER HERE

Interested in screen but intimidated by the process? In this workshop, you'll receive an intensive introduction to emulsion-based silkscreen and demystify the practice so you can do it at home. Learn what you need to know about the basic set-up and supplies, coating and exposing screens, as well as pulling a basic one-layer print. All supplies, including screens to use in class are provided. Students can bring their own drawings ready to expose, or use provided templates to just get the hang of the process. Drawings should not have an image size bigger than 7" x 10" and should be black and white only, no tones or shadows. 

Perfect for beginners or printmakers who need a refresher. Suitable for older teens and adults.

**studio rentals available to folks who have completed this workshop with us as their print

experience.

All materials are included with class fee.

NEW! Drop-in Print Sessions

Saturday June 15 2024

OR

Saturday July 20 2024

OR 

Saturday August 17 2024

11am to 4pm

$35 plus tax per session

REGISTER HERE

 

Join inPrint for one or all of our drop-in open studio sessions, happening the third Saturday of the month throughout the summer. This is non-instructional time where you can come into the studio and use the space alongside our community to just get some printing done. Want to expose a bunch of screens to print later? Or use our table-top etching press on an already carved block or etched plate? Maybe you just want to think ideas through alongside other artists. Come on down and make some art!

Folks must provide their own supplies including ink, blocks and paper but can use our equipment including presses, screen tables and squeegees, exposure unit as well as access emulsion (Speedball) with a limit to 3 screens per person. Folks are welcome to come in any time through-out the day, and note that the rate is a flat fee regardless of how many hours are used. 

Silkscreen Monoprint

Saturday, June 22nd, 2024

11am to 2pm

with artist Shannon Moynagh

Fee: $60 plus tax

REGISTER HERE

Silkscreen monoprint is a beautiful form of print media utilizing watercolour materials and screen frames. With no need to expose a screen, this style of one-off printmaking is safe and accessible to do in any home studio and is a lovely marriage of printmaking and painting. In this workshop, you’ll be given the knowledge of necessary tools to use, and a range of options to make images. Create beautiful wash affects, collect frottage textures, and play with ghosts to your heart’s content in this workshop. Suitable for older teens and adults; no previous experience necesssary.

Supplies included in the cost of the workshop.

Cyanotype: Photo-based Print

Saturday, July 6th, 2024

11am to 3pm

with artist Shannon Moynagh 

Fee: $70 plus tax

REGISTER HERE

Cyanotype is a photographic printing process, wherein a negative is used to create a blue print from photosensitive materials and light. During this workshop you will learn how to take photos from your camera, convert to negative, then print beautiful cyanotype prints from your cherished photos. All skill levels welcome, we encourage everyone to join us in discovering new modes of artistic expression.

 

*Please bring 1 or 2 photos to work with to the workshop in digital format (usb key or you can retrieve through your email or cloud on our studio laptop). These photos will be converted to negatives at the studio, and so *must* be digital to start. All other materials are included with class fee. 

Family Zine-Making

Thursday, July 11, 2024

1pm to 4pm

With artist Amye St John

FEE: $50 for individual, $90 for paired registrations plus tax

REGISTER HERE

This workshop is great for the whole family at any skill level! You will be introduced to the world of Zine-making, its history and why folks might make a zine. Learn how to make three types of Zine templates. After choosing a Zine template to focus on, you will then be guided in completing your own Zine to take home (and share with friends) with fun materials from inPrint studio. Participants are welcome to bring poems, sketches or short recipes to turn into Zines for this workshop, as well as pictures and photographs for a more personal Zine.

All materials are supplied; Children under 14 must be accompanied by an Adult.

Miniature Tetra-Pack Drypoint Workshop

Saturday, July 13, 2024

1pm to 5pm

With artist Maureen Da Silva

Fee: $60 plus tax

REGISTER HERE

We are back offering this magical little workshop (emphasis on little! And well, magic!) on how to use a 3D-printed mini press and upcycled tetra packs to create tiny etching prints. These presses are designed with accessibility in mind, and produce very effective and charming miniature works of art on par with the more traditional etching methods. Participants will make their own miniature print edition over the course of 4 hours. Bring a print idea, and be prepared to get messy! All materials provided.

Print Studio 101

Thursdays, August 1 to August 29, 2024

1pm to 4pm

with Amye St John

Fee: $350 plus tax

REGISTER HERE

Welcome to the Print Studio! Perfect for beginners or experienced printmakers looking to brush up, this course introduces the atelier experience to students. A range of both traditional print media and alternative methods will be explored in these 5 weeks, including the photo emulsion screen print method, monotypes and relief printing with a press. Learn a range of techniques from our experienced printmakers, who will mentor students through technical and engaging projects. All materials supplied for the run of this course. Students taking this class are welcome to become renters in the studio.

Returning students who have taken Print 101 are welcome to sign up again, and take their projects to the next level!

Soft-Cover Bookbinding for Beginners

Saturday, August 10, 2024

11am to 2pm

with Maureen Da Silva

$60 plus tax

REGISTER HERE

Calling all writers, hobbyists, and artists alike! Interested in learning some basic bookbinding methods to put together your poetry or loose drawings? Would you like to make your own simple sketchbook or journal that fits in your pocket? This class serves as a gateway to bookbinding and introduces you to three basic methods in which you can make a simple but effective book. Focusing on soft covers, we'll cover accordian folds, pamphlet stitches and stab bindings, with participants going home with at least 3 new books to fill. These skills are easily replicated at home, and will set you up to learn more complicated bindings (because you're gonna fall in love with bookbinding!)

All materials provided. Suitable for older teens and adults.

Interested in Private Sessions? Check out our offers and rates below:

Sessions available for artists interested in working in screen print or who want private instruction on relief, cyanotype, or introductory bookbinding processes.

Studio Sessions (Daily Rental Rate), $35
 

  • This is non-instructional time, but a member of the collective is in the studio to monitor the space

  • This is a five hour long period to work on your project

  • includes a brief orientation if new to the space, access to presses, screen tables, light tables, wash out sink, squeegees, rags, acetate for screen registration

  • Does not include use of screens, emulsions, studio paper (including positives) or ink 

  • Open to past workshop students or residents, or can demonstrate strong familiarity with the process

  • Great for folks looking to book only one or two days to work in the studio

  • Storage not included (you must leave with all your supplies that you bring)

Availability of sessions: by appointment only

Instructional Mentorship/Artist Support, $35/hour

  • Hours required to be determined upon booking

  • Can be used for intensive lessons/print mentorship OR for support in printing a project. 

  • If booked for artistic support, artist must be active and lead the needs of the project. InPrint member is there to help and to offer technical assistance but the artist will be expected to participate and guide in the goals of the printing session

  • Does not include use of screens, emulsions, studio inks and paper (including for positives)

  • Artist must provide own paper or textiles for project

Availability: by appointment only

Add-Ons:

$5 for emulsion/vellum use (up to 5 uses of each). 50 cents for extra usages per need.
$3 for day-of, in studio screen rentals. 
$20 for total package use of screens (up to 2), ink (edition and colour limits may apply), emulsion and vellum for positives.

 

To book any of the private or studio sessions, please email inprint.collective@gmail.com with "Book a Lesson" in the subject line. Payment can be made by etransfer or cash, but must be made in full before or upon the start of the session.

WORKSHOP TESTIMONIAL!

"Despite being wrapped up in PPE, I had a fabulous time today at @inprintca Silkscreen Intensive Workshop-Maureen is a great instructor and a talented artist; my fellow students and I ended up with a vast amount of knowledge and some great prints to take home! Thank you so much" @nattchbob, July 11, 2020

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