Printmaking

Taught in a workshop atmosphere, classes are structured to help printmaking students develop personal visions and instill the self-confidence necessary to allow ongoing creative growth.

Printmaking Classes
  • Monotype
    The monoprint printmaking process is a direct and immediate form of printmaking that allows for spontaneity and experimentation. Direct drawing and transfer processes as well as other additive and reductive monoprint methods such as painting with printmaking inks, stenciling, chine colle and embossing are all explored in this experimental class. Learn how to make one-of-a-kind prints without using solvents or chemicals.
Class Schedule

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Printmaking Teachers
  • stART, Age 5 & up At SBAD, we believe young children have the advantage when it comes to art. They respond with absolute honesty and have no preconceptions about what things “should” look like. That’s why so many artists including Matisse, Miro, Klee and Picasso looked to children’s art for inspiration. In the st•ART program, we embrace this innocence, encouraging children to try different materials, techniques and mediums to find their own way, helping to build confidence and independence. All while having fun!
  • Welcome to South Bay Art Department At the South Bay Art Department, we aim to nurture individuality and confidence through personal, creative expression. Our art classes encourage students to work from personal experience and interest, to enjoy the PROCESS of making art. There’s no right or wrong. Rather, we offer inspiration and guidance to help each student develop their own unique artistic voice. For younger students, our classes are dedicated to preserving and celebrating a purity of artistic vision. For more advanced students, we seek to reawaken this innocent spirit, allowing them to see the “same old things” in creative new ways.
  • Digital Photography, age 12-Adult, Every other Saturday, 10am-noon Warning: Creating default object from empty value in /home/mbartdep/public_html/wp-content/plugins/event-espresso/templates/event_post.php on line 60 February 4, 2017 – May 27, 2017 Map and Directions | Register Description: Class starts Feb 4th, and will be held on every other Saturday over 16 weeks (8 classes total). Learn to take better photos with your DSLR through playful experiments. Just got a shiny new DSLR camera over holiday? Want to move beyond the “Auto” mode? Come and learn how to shoot like a pro with us at South Bay Art Department! This is the course to understand the basic concepts and principles to help you take better photos, no matter what skill level you are and what equipment you are using. We will delve into a wide range of photography topics and techniques: Fundamental terms and concepts DSLR basic operations Painting with Light Sports Photography Pet Photography Portrait Photography 35mm Camera Photography Students are required to supply their own DSLR. 4 class pack: $139 ($35/class) 8 class pack: $239 ...
  • Painting 101, Age 8 and up, Wednesdays, 5-6:30pm September 7, 2016 – December 20, 2017 Map and Directions | Register Description: Designed for young artists who are interested in exploring fine art, Painting 101 Workshops embrace the notion of exploration and creative discovery. Using a variety of media from acrylic paints to water color, we focus on the basics of how to paint your own complete masterpiece. encourage a risk-taking attitude to develop personal works of art. This studio art class allows for students to learn how to make their own voice through the creation of art. Instructor Henderson Blumer works with students independently on their projects. As with all classes and workshops at the South Bay Art Department, individuality and creative self-expression are the focus. Our approach to art doesn’t have any rules or formulas. We will NOT be teaching “how to’s”. Rather, we provide inspiration, materials and guidance in a supportive environment that fosters exploration and experimentation through process. The goal is ...
  • Photoshop Class: All ages, Friday, 4PM-5:30PM September 5, 2016 – December 20, 2017 Map and Directions | Register Description: Ongoing. Sign up at any time. Learn Adobe Photoshop to create, enhance and modify amazing images. Photoshop is used by professional and amateur photographers plus graphic and web designers to manipulate images. If you’re new to Adobe Photoshop, you’ll learn the fundamental concepts and features you’ll need to master the program. And if you’ve been using Adobe Photoshop for a while, you’ll find our training programs teach many advanced features and concepts. Student must provide own computer and copy of Photoshop.   4 class pack: $119 ($30/class) 8 class pack: $199 ($25/class) 16 class pack: $352 ($22/class) CREDIT USAGE POLICY: Purchase a 4-class pack and you have 8 weeks to use your credits. Purchase an 8-class pack and you have 16 weeks to use your credits. Purchase an 16-class pack and you have 32 weeks to use your credits. REFUND POLICY: Credits can used for any class and can ...
  • Manga/Cartooning: All Ages, Thursdays, 3:30-5pm September 8, 2016 – December 20, 2017 Map and Directions | Register Description: Ongoing. Sign up at any time. All great comics have two things in common: a unique character and a memorable story. That’s why all of our cartooning/manga classes start with character design and evolve into visual storytelling and rendering. Classes topics include: building character from shapes, portraying personality through action line, conveying emotion, building a plot, as well as working with a wide variety of materials and techniques. 4 class pack: $119 ($30/class) 8 class pack: $199 ($25/class) 16 class pack: $352 ($22/class) CREDIT USAGE POLICY: Purchase a 4-class pack and you have 8 weeks to use your credits. Purchase an 8-class pack and you have 16 weeks to use your credits. Purchase an 16-class pack and you have 32 weeks to use your credits. REFUND POLICY: Credits can used for any class and can be transferred between family members, so we do NOT offer refunds. LATE PICKUP: ...
  • Drawing Foundation, All Ages, Tuesdays, 5-6:30pm September 6, 2016 – December 20, 2017 Map and Directions | Register Description: Drawing is not an exercise of particular dexterity, but above all a means of expressing intimate feelings and moods. ~ Henri Matisse Ongoing. Sign up at any time. Learn about perspective, proportion, and spacial relationships. Then apply these concepts on paper as you develop your rendering skills. Topics include basic three dimensional objects, still life, and landscape. Additional areas of study include tonal values and composition. 4 class pack: $119 ($30/class) 8 class pack: $199 ($25/class) 16 class pack: $352 ($22/class) CREDIT USAGE POLICY: Purchase a 4-class pack and you have 8 weeks to use your credits. Purchase an 8-class pack and you have 16 weeks to use your credits. Purchase an 16-class pack and you have 32 weeks to use your credits. REFUND POLICY: Credits can used for any class and can be transferred between family members, so we do NOT offer refunds. LATE PICKUP: All students ...
  • Illustration & Fashion Design, Age 8 and Up, Tuesdays, 5-6:30pm Warning: Creating default object from empty value in /home/mbartdep/public_html/wp-content/plugins/event-espresso/templates/event_post.php on line 60 September 6, 2016 – December 20, 2017 Map and Directions | Register Description: Ongoing. Sign up at any time. This is the course to develop your ideas and creative skills through the medium of illustration, especially with fashion design. We will delve into a wide variety of illustration topics: Master sketching an anatomically correct high fashion model…from proportions to hair and make-up Learn to use a variety of illustration techniques, from watercolor to markers to india ink… Explore and deconstruct a variety of trends and styles, from tribal chic to geometric color blocking. Examine the effect and power of fabric and construction on silhouette and shape. 4 class pack: $119 ($30/class) 8 class pack: $199 ($25/class) 16 class pack: $352 ($22/class) CREDIT USAGE POLICY: Purchase a 4-class pack and you have 8 weeks to use your credits. Purchase an 8-class pack and you have 16 weeks to use your credits. Purchase ...
  • Illustration & Fashion Design, Age 8 and Up, Thursdays, 3:30-5pm Warning: Creating default object from empty value in /home/mbartdep/public_html/wp-content/plugins/event-espresso/templates/event_post.php on line 60 September 8, 2016 – December 20, 2017 Map and Directions | Register Description: Ongoing. Sign up at any time. This is the course to develop your ideas and creative skills through the medium of illustration, especially with fashion design. We will delve into a wide variety of illustration topics: Master sketching an anatomically correct high fashion model…from proportions to hair and make-up Learn to use a variety of illustration techniques, from watercolor to markers to india ink… Explore and deconstruct a variety of trends and styles, from tribal chic to geometric color blocking. Examine the effect and power of fabric and construction on silhouette and shape. 4 class pack: $119 ($30/class) 8 class pack: $199 ($25/class) 16 class pack: $352 ($22/class) CREDIT USAGE POLICY: Purchase a 4-class pack and you have 8 weeks to use your credits. Purchase an 8-class pack and you have 16 weeks to use your credits. ...
  • Manga/Cartooning: All Ages, Thursdays, 5-6:30pm September 8, 2016 – December 20, 2017 Map and Directions | Register Description: Ongoing. Sign up at any time. All great comics have two things in common: a unique character and a memorable story. That’s why all of our cartooning/manga classes start with character design and evolve into visual storytelling and rendering. Classes topics include: building character from shapes, portraying personality through action line, conveying emotion, building a plot, as well as working with a wide variety of materials and techniques. 4 class pack: $119 ($30/class) 8 class pack: $199 ($25/class) 16 class pack: $352 ($22/class) CREDIT USAGE POLICY: Purchase a 4-class pack and you have 8 weeks to use your credits. Purchase an 8-class pack and you have 16 weeks to use your credits. Purchase an 16-class pack and you have 32 weeks to use your credits. REFUND POLICY: Credits can used for any class and can be transferred between family members, so we do NOT offer refunds. LATE PICKUP: ...
  • Manga/Cartooning: All Ages, Wednesdays, 5-6:30pm September 7, 2016 – December 20, 2017 Map and Directions | Register Description: Ongoing. Sign up at any time. All great comics have two things in common: a unique character and a memorable story. That’s why all of our cartooning/manga classes start with character design and evolve into visual storytelling and rendering. Classes topics include: building character from shapes, portraying personality through action line, conveying emotion, building a plot, as well as working with a wide variety of materials and techniques. 4 class pack: $119 ($30/class) 8 class pack: $199 ($25/class) 16 class pack: $352 ($22/class) CREDIT USAGE POLICY: Purchase a 4-class pack and you have 8 weeks to use your credits. Purchase an 8-class pack and you have 16 weeks to use your credits. Purchase an 16-class pack and you have 32 weeks to use your credits. REFUND POLICY: Credits can used for any class and can be transferred between family members, so we do NOT offer refunds. LATE PICKUP: ...
  • Manga/Cartooning: All Ages, Wednesdays, 3:30-5pm September 7, 2016 – December 20, 2017 Map and Directions | Register Description: Ongoing. Sign up at any time. All great comics have two things in common: a unique character and a memorable story. That’s why all of our cartooning/manga classes start with character design and evolve into visual storytelling and rendering. Classes topics include: building character from shapes, portraying personality through action line, conveying emotion, building a plot, as well as working with a wide variety of materials and techniques. 4 class pack: $119 ($30/class) 8 class pack: $199 ($25/class) 16 class pack: $352 ($22/class) CREDIT USAGE POLICY: Purchase a 4-class pack and you have 8 weeks to use your credits. Purchase an 8-class pack and you have 16 weeks to use your credits. Purchase an 16-class pack and you have 32 weeks to use your credits. REFUND POLICY: Credits can used for any class and can be transferred between family members, so we do NOT offer refunds. LATE PICKUP: ...
  • stART, age 5-11, Wednesdays, 3:30-5pm Warning: Creating default object from empty value in /home/mbartdep/public_html/wp-content/plugins/event-espresso/templates/event_post.php on line 60 September 14, 2016 – December 20, 2017 Map and Directions | Register Description: Ongoing. Sign up at any time. At SBAD, we believe young children have the advantage when it comes to art. They respond with absolute honesty and have no preconceptions about what things “should” look like. That’s why so many artists including Matisse, Miro, Klee and Picasso looked to children’s art for inspiration. In the st•ART program, we embrace this innocence, encouraging children to try different materials, techniques and mediums to find their own way, helping to build confidence and independence. All while having fun! 4 class pack: $119 ($30/class) 8 class pack: $199 ($25/class) 16 class pack: $352 ($22/class) CREDIT USAGE POLICY: Purchase a 4-class pack and you have 8 weeks to use your credits. Purchase an 8-class pack and you have 16 weeks to use your credits. Purchase an 16-class pack and you ...
  • stART, age 5-11 Tuesdays, 3:30-5pm Warning: Creating default object from empty value in /home/mbartdep/public_html/wp-content/plugins/event-espresso/templates/event_post.php on line 60 September 13, 2016 – December 20, 2017 Map and Directions | Register Description: Ongoing. Sign up at any time. At SBAD, we believe young children have the advantage when it comes to art. They respond with absolute honesty and have no preconceptions about what things “should” look like. That’s why so many artists including Matisse, Miro, Klee and Picasso looked to children’s art for inspiration. In the st•ART program, we embrace this innocence, encouraging children to try different materials, techniques and mediums to find their own way, helping to build confidence and independence. All while having fun! 4 class pack: $119 ($30/class) 8 class pack: $199 ($25/class) 16 class pack: $352 ($22/class) CREDIT USAGE POLICY: Purchase a 4-class pack and you have 8 weeks to use your credits. Purchase an 8-class pack and you have 16 weeks to use your credits. Purchase an 16-class pack and you ...
  • stART, age 5-11, Mondays, 3:30-5pm Warning: Creating default object from empty value in /home/mbartdep/public_html/wp-content/plugins/event-espresso/templates/event_post.php on line 60 September 12, 2016 – December 20, 2017 Map and Directions | Register Description: Ongoing. Sign up at any time. At SBAD, we believe young children have the advantage when it comes to art. They respond with absolute honesty and have no preconceptions about what things “should” look like. That’s why so many artists including Matisse, Miro, Klee and Picasso looked to children’s art for inspiration. In the st•ART program, we embrace this innocence, encouraging children to try different materials, techniques and mediums to find their own way, helping to build confidence and independence. All while having fun! 4 class pack: $119 ($30/class) 8 class pack: $199 ($25/class) 16 class pack: $352 ($22/class) CREDIT USAGE POLICY: Purchase a 4-class pack and you have 8 weeks to use your credits. Purchase an 8-class pack and you have 16 weeks to use your credits. Purchase an 16-class pack and you ...
  • Juan Carlos Diaz Juan Carlos Diaz is a graduate of the prestigious Pratt institute in Brooklyn, NY. He also teaches at FIDM in downtown Los Angeles.  
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  • Contemporary Painting: Adult, Wednesdays 7 to 9pm September 7, 2016 – December 20, 2017 1075 Aviation Blvd. Map and Directions | Register Description: Ongoing. Sign up at any time. SBAD Painting Workshops embrace the notion of exploration and encourages a risk-taking attitude. Beginning and intermediate students work with water-based mediums exploring the visual challenges of color, scale and space. Interspersed throughout their studio experiences are references to historical and contemporary issues. Whether working with still life, figuration, representation or abstraction, these encounters with paint will help build a sense of confidence and accomplishment. 4 class pack: $139 ($35/class) 8 class pack: $239 ($30/class) 16 class pack: $400 ($25/class) CREDIT USAGE POLICY: Purchase a 4-class pack and you have 8 weeks to use your credits. Purchase an 8-class pack and you have 16 weeks to use your credits. REFUND POLICY: Credits can used for any class and can be transferred between family members, so we do NOT offer refunds. Register
  • Figure Drawing, Tuesdays, 7:30-9:30pm This weekly session offers artists of all levels to practice drawing the human form with nude art models. Beginners are welcome. Each session involves short, 1-minute gestural poses as well as longer 10 to 20 minute poses. Paper and charcoal available. Models are female unless otherwise noted. $15 for 2 hours. Pay at the door or reserve your spot here.
  • Contemporary Painting: Adult, Tuesdays 11am to 1pm September 6, 2016 – December 20, 2017 1075 Aviation Blvd. Map and Directions | Register Description: Ongoing. Sign up at any time. SBAD Painting Workshops embrace the notion of exploration and encourages a risk-taking attitude. Beginning and intermediate students work with water-based mediums, exploring the visual challenges of color, scale and space. Interspersed throughout their studio experiences are references to historical and contemporary issues. Whether working with still life, figuration, representation or abstraction, these encounters with paint will help build a sense of confidence and accomplishment. 4 class pack: $139 ($35/class) 8 class pack: $239 ($30/class) 16 class pack: $400 ($25/class) CREDIT USAGE POLICY: Purchase a 4-class pack and you have 8 weeks to use your credits. Purchase an 8-class pack and you have 16 weeks to use your credits. Purchase an 16-class pack and you have 32 weeks to use your credits. REFUND POLICY: Credits can used for any class and can be transferred between family members, so we ...