Gelatin Plate Printmaking Workshop

Gelatin Plate Printmaking Workshop

Saturday July 8th 11am to 2pm

Price $60.00   Includes Materials

Kamloops Printmakers Studio

102B 925 McMaster Way (Off McGill next to Old Dutch)

This one day workshop introduces the process of making monoprints using home-made gelatin plates. You will learn how to make your own plate, and how to use it. This is an ideal workshop for those interested in making books, cards, wrapping paper, or one of a kind prints. All materials supplied. Once you learn how to make your own gelatin plate you can print at home.

The process is straightforward and versatile, spontaneous and fun. Gelatin Plates are equally well suited for professional printmakers, home enthusiasts, professional artists, and young children. No press is required. The basic materials are inexpensive, non-toxic, and clean up with water.

For information and to register please email


March 2017

The Kamloops Printmakers Society is pleased to announce a screen printing workshop hosted by Amanda Forrest-Chan MFA who is a visiting artist at the studio.

Intro to Screen Printing with Amanda Forrest-Chan  Three sessions:

March 24 Fri, 6:30-9:30 PM

March 25 Sat, 9:30 AM-12:30 PM

March 31st Fri 6:30-9:30 PM

This hands-on workshop introduces basic screen printing using photo emulsion and water-based inks. You will learn how to prepare screens, expose stencils, mix ink, use a squeegee, and reclaim the screen for the next print. Students will be assisted as they gain proficiency with paper stencils, hand drawn stencils, drawing fluid, and basic photo generated images. Studio and equipment maintenance will be part of the workshop.

Day 1: screen maintenance, coating, exposing and preparing to print, as well as demonstrations on making prints with paper stencils and drawing fluid. Students are invited to bring resource images and ideas for a collaborative screen print.

Day 2: reclaiming screens (removing stencils), and proper storage of materials. Students will make a collaborative print using hand drawn stencils and photo generated images.

Day 3: students will print their own two-colour screen print.

This course provides basic knowledge of screen printing. Students who successfully complete this course may participate in supervised studio sessions.

To register or for information contact:<>

or send a message on our Kamloops Printmakers facebook page.

Maximum 8 registrants.

Cost: $160.00 Supplies are included.

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