Starfangled Press

Whether you are new to the medium or an accomplished printmaker, join us for variety of hands-on opportunities to work in our professional printmaking studio fully equipped for relief, intaglio, monotype, and screen printing. 


Workshops

Workshops at Starfangled Press are designed for all levels of experience, including no experience at all! 

We offer a rotating roster of workshops throughout the year featuring hands-on training in the techniques of printmaking, drawing, book arts, and more... They generally operate on a one- or two-day schedule and last 4 - 6 hours per day. Each workshop is limited to small group of participants, offering an exceptional opportunity to learn new techniques with a highly engaged instructor.

The list below will keep you up to date on what workshops are being offered month to month. Workshops can be purchased here or from the links below.  

PLEASE register for your desired workshop at least 7 DAYS in advance.  We WILL cancel a workshop by this date if we do not meet minimum enrollment.

May

4 May 2016 - Simple Bookbinding: Basic Instant Book, Accordion, and Pamphlet, $65

7 May 2016 - One-color Linoleum Block Note Cards, $110

9 May 2016 - Monotype Monday: Watercolor Monotypes, $65

14 May 2016 - Crashcourse Screen Printing, $120

21 + 22 May 2016 - Screen Print: Original One-color T-shirts, $250

23 May 2016 - Monotype Monday: Reductive Monotypes, $65

June

Saturdays    - 4 week: Introduction to Printmaking, $400

4 June 2016 - Introduction to Printmaking*: Watercolor Monotypes, $110

6 June 2016 - Monotype Monday: Stencil Monotypes, $65

9 June 2016 - Simple Bookbinding: Basic Instant Book, Accordion, and Pamphlet, $65

11 June 2016 - Introduction to Printmaking*: Relief, $110

15 June 2016 - Mat Cutting Basics, $65

18 June 2016 - Introduction to Printmaking*: Drypoint Intaglio, $115

20 June 2016 - Monotype Monday: Watercolor Monotypes, $65

25 June 2016 - Introduction to Printmaking*: Screen Print, $120

July

9 + 10 July 2016 - Screen Print: Original One-color Tote Bags, $250

25 July 2016 - Monotype Monday: Reductive Monotypes, $65

28 July 2016 - One-color Linoleum Block Note Cards, $110

30 +31 July 2016 - Multi-Color Linoleum Block Prints, $235


Private Instruction

Private Workshops

Small groups looking to learn a specific technique or process are encouraged to contact Starfangled Press to request private instruction. Participants: minimum 4, maximum 6

Price: Please contact Starfangled Press with a description of the desired workshop to receive a reasonable quote.  A 50% deposit will be required upfront for scheduling all private workshops.

Individual Instruction

Sometimes a small group just isn’t small enough. Starfangled Press allows artists looking to learn a specific technique or process to request one-on-one instruction.


Price: starting at $25/hour


Special Events

Field Trip | Group Studio Tour


Bring a class or other small group for a tour of Starfangled Press, including an overview of what we do, how we got started, and how we work. We talk about the printing methods we use, explain how the press works, and showcase the work we make. In addition to the tour we  provide a short hands-on printing demo where all attendees will print and walk away with an original work of art. This tour takes approximately 3 hours and must be booked in advance.

Participants: minimum 4, maximum 15

Price: $125

 

Office Party

Let Starfangled Press host your next office party with a special 3-hour team-building workshop designed to get your team or small business collaborating in a creative environment. We take care of all the details, all you need to bring is your team!

A memorable and engaging experience that introduces the basics of screen printing, every Office Party participant will walk away with a t-shirt or poster that they printed by hand! Use one of our designs, or customize the workshop and print with your own logo for fresh creative content and promotional materials.

Complimentary beverages and snacks are served during happy-hour.

Participants: minimum 2, maximum 10

Price: $300 (academic/non-profit rate) or $400 (standard rate)

Customize with your business logo: +$100. Email for details.

 


Screen Services

We provide screen rentals and screen services, including exposures, transparency printing, and reclaiming.

Screen Rentals

We have a selection 20” x 24” and 25” x 36” screens in 83, 110, 156, and 230 mesh counts available to rent for use at Starfangled Press.

Screen Rental: $5 per screen per day

Screenprint Studio Rental: $10 per hour. (Bring your own water-based ink and paper)

Screen Services

Screen Exposure: $20 per screen

Screen Reclaiming: $5 per screen

Transparency Films:

    8.5” x 11” - $5 per sheet

    13” x 19”  - $10 per sheet

Water-based Ink: $1 per ounce

 


Press Rental

Starfangled Press can provide artists who have completed an introductory training course with access to a fully-equipped printmaking workshop during staffed open studio hours. The facilities at Starfangled Press support the printmaking techniques of intaglio, relief, monotype, and screen printing.

In the print shop, Starfangled Press is dedicated to using safe and sustainable printmaking practices that support the health of our artists and our environment. By providing artists with a professional, affordable, and supportive work space, Starfangled Press aims to encourage dialogue and innovation in the greater artistic community of Brevard.

General Studio - $10/hour

Screen Print Station - $10/hour

Intaglio Press - $20/hour 

 

 

Print Shop Equipment

Screen Print

4 Portable Hinge Clamp Boards

Exposure Unit

Dark Storage for Coated Screens

Backlit Washout Sink

Squeegees, Spatulas, Scoop coaters

Light Box

Epson Artisan 1430 for printing films

 

Intaglio, Monotype, & Relief

24" x 44" Griffin Etching Press

Etching Tools

Ferric Chloride Vertical Bath

Non-toxic BIG ground

Non-toxic Airbrush Aquatint

Plexi Monotype Plates

Powergrip Relief Carving Tools

Brayers

 

Digital

Canon Pixma MG5320 Scanner/Printer

Epson Artisan 1430 

Adobe Creative Cloud 

Nikon D40x Digital SLR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General Studio

3'x6' Work Tables (3)

Cutting Mats

Metal Rulers and Tear Bars

Scissors, Xactos, Utility Knives

22" Kutrimmer 1058 Paper Cutter

Various Hand Tools

Drying Rack

Forced Air Print Dryer

10"x15" Nipping Press

Reference Library