THREE PRINT TECHNIQUES IN THREE DAYSMacy Chadwick3 sessions >> Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, March 10–1210am–4pm, Studios 3 + 4, $315 ($20 materials fee included)No prerequisite.
Discover the creative potential of printing in layers on the letterpress. This dynamic class combines three different printmaking techniques, allowing you to create a series of beautiful prints with both intentional design and chance overlaps. Students will learn three processes pressure printing (drawing rich texture from objects creating a low relief surface), linoleum block printing (a traditional relief method using hand-carved blocks), and polymer plate printing, (inviting the integration of digital media and typography). Treat yourself to a weekend of creative play and leave with an inspiring series of prints!
Macy Chadwick publishes artist’s books and limited-edition prints under the imprint In Cahoots Press. In her art practice, Macy strives to reveal that which is unspoken: to make tangible the ephemeral, to make visual our human experience and interactions. Macy received an MFA in Book Arts and Printmaking from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia. She currently resides in Oakland, California, and is a faculty member at Academy of Art University and San Francisco Art Institute. Macy's work is in prominent collections in the U.S. and abroad.macychadwick.com
Image courtesy of the artist.
PLEASE NOTE: Public Education courses are held contingent on a minimum enrollment, which is determined up to 24 hours in advance of the class start date. Public Education Staff will contact you ONLY if there is a course cancellation or change.
What is the refund policy?You can view the SFAI Public Education refund policy on the SFAI website here.
Refund requests must be made in writing to [email protected]
For courses that meet for ten sessions or more, a 100% refund minus a $20 processing fee is given if written notice is received at least five business days before the first class. After five business days before the first class, an 80% refund minus a $20 processing fee is given when written notice is received prior to the third class. No refund is given after the class has met three times. Please allow two to three weeks to receive your refund.
For courses that meet for six sessions or fewer, a 100% refund minus a $20 processing fee is given when written notice is received at least five business days before the first class. After five business days before the first class, an 80% refund minus a $20 processing fee is given when written notice is received prior to the second class. No refund is given after the class has met two times. Please allow two to three weeks to receive your refund.
What materials (if any) will I need to bring to class?Each course requires specific materials that we ask you bring to your first class session so you can get started making right away. Materials lists are available approximately two weeks prior to the course start date. Visit the SFAI website here, click on your course title, and then click on the blue "Materials List" link underneath the course dates. If you have any questions regarding materials, please contact Public Education Staff.What are my transport/parking options getting to San Francisco Art Institute?All classes meet at 800 Chestnut Street (unless otherwise noted), between Jones and Leavenworth. You can find directions to campus on the SFAI website.
SFAI is located in a residential neighborhood, and free two-hour parking is available on all of the streets immediately surrounding the school. The two-hour restriction cuts off at 9pm, so evening Public Education students do not need to move their car, unless you arrive prior to 7pm.SFAI is easily accessible via public transportation, with Muni bus lines #30 Stockton, and #47 Van Ness located within a few blocks of campus.I have a question that isn't on this list. Who can I contact?SFAI Public Education Staff are always happy to answer any questions you may have about the Public Education program, or our courses. We are in the office Monday–Friday from 9am to 5pm. Call us at: 415.749.4554 or e-mail: [email protected]