With the help of our intern Danielle we patched and painted the front wall of the studio shop and installed these pretty shelves for displaying our prints and broadsides. There are still a few more shelves to go, but this is a good start, and it looks so tidy!
We’re still sorting out the cabinet full of type that came from The Voice of Canadian Serbs, a community newspaper that was once produced on Drouillard Road here in Windsor. This is a fun one, and we have quite a lot of it:
A screenprinting lesson with one of our studio members:
Today our students printed their fabrics:
Students are carving their lino block repeat designs:
Printing a sample piece for our upcoming Advanced Block Printing on Fabric class.
Four friends were registered in this class as a surprise gift from their spouses, and they had a blast! Check out some of the shirts that they and our other students made:
Today we had a group from the University of Windsor’s Leddy Library in the studio for a group letterpress session in which they designed and printed a collaborative broadside. Everyone had a blast and they made some great posters!
This is a fun class we’ve done quite a few times now with different groups. If you have a group of friends or colleagues who would love a fun, creative outing together, give the studio a ring and we’ll be happy to help you make it happen!
Our woodcut students put down the last layers on their multi-block prints tonight. Have a look:
We printed the first batch of our 2017 Surprise Party In The Snow colouring calendar this morning. We’re not printing many at a time so don’t wait to come in and get yours!