Operating the Big Press
Learn to use the largest press in Rhode Island.
- Saturdays, Jan 18th + 25th, 10am-4pm
The goal of this class is to learn how to operate and print on the large Takach etching press. This class is ideal for intermediate to advanced level printmakers that have experience in either monotype, etching, or relief. Familiarity with a traditional etching press is required.
Instructors: Lois Harada and Allison Bianco
- notebook (for notes on press procedures)
- no art materials needed for the first class and we will discuss what you might want for the following week
Location and Parking. The AS220 Printshop is located at the Mercantile at 131 Washington Street Providence, Rhode Island on the 1st floor. There is 2 hour metered on-street parking available, bring your quarters. We are also located near a parking garage with entry on Washington Street, look for the big blue parking sign. Entrance is in the rear of the building on Lucie Way.
Important Class Policies. Please be as respectful of the short time you and the other participants have to learn and be as on time as possible. If you arrive more than half an hour late we will not be able to teach you what you signed up for. Please plan ahead, it always takes time to find on-street parking.
To cancel your reservation you must email firstname.lastname@example.org at least two weeks in advance, or risk losing your payment.
CANCELLATION OF CLASSES. If minimum number is not met in class enrollment, the teacher may opt to cancel class. If this is the case, we will give a full refund of class payment and first choice to enroll in future classes. We will attempt to give as much notice as possible, thank you for your understanding.
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