Printmaking Certification - Beginners

  • 7 Sep 2021
  • 8 Sep 2021
  • 2 sessions
  • 7 Sep 2021, 2:00 PM 4:00 PM (MDT)
  • 8 Sep 2021, 2:00 PM 4:00 PM (MDT)
  • MAC Printmaking Studio
  • 0


  • Participants must be members of the MAC Makerspace. Joining is easy! Visit

Registration is closed

Printmaking Certification Workshop is for members who have this level of printmaking expertise:

  • Beginners 
  • Competent
Please see MAC Staff if you would like to be certified to use the printmaking studio and you have this level of expertise:
  • Proficient
  • Expert

Members will benefit from learning the 'house rules' of the MAC printmaking studio and the printing press so they are able to use them independently.

    Learning Objective

    To have an understanding of:

    • the process of printmaking (basic)
    • single and reductive prints
    • the tools and the safe use of tools when making a linocut
    • proper printing press etiquette
    • Learning Outcome

    Once certified a member will be able to:

    • Produce a linocut print using the studio tools and printing press
    • Use the tools and equipment respectfully 
    • identify communal and private areas and equipment within the printmaking studio

    Membership Types and Access to the Printmaking Studio

    Once certified a member will be able to use the Printmaking Studio independently depending on membership type:

    • Certified library card members will have access to the Printmaking Studio during the hours of 10am-6pm Tuesday to Thursday and 10am-5pm Friday and Saturday
    • Certified members who have red entry badges will have access to the Printmaking Studio for 22hrs a days, 7 days a week.

    Teacher: Scott Sampson

    Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software