Workshops

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HOW TO NOT KILL YOUR HOUSE PLANTS

with Alex Gonzales

SATURDAY, JUNE 1, 2019

10am-12noon

$10

House plant care for beginners! Learn how to care for and nurture your house plants   in this two hour class. Students are encouraged to bring a notebook and pencil for   note taking. Let's keep those plants alive this year!

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PRINTING ON FABRIC 

with Jamie Karolich

SATURDAY, JUNE 15, 2019

2-5pm 

$50

In this class, students will learn the basics of block printing. Each   student will carve their designs into stamps which we will then ink   and print onto fabric. Each student will leave with a printed tote bag   and bandana. Students are encouraged to bring fabric, t-shirts,   pillow cases, etc. anything extra they would like to print on. Bring a   notebook and pen for note taking, and any design ideas or sketches   you have. Wear clothes you don't mind getting dirty!

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PRIVATE WORKSHOPS

DATES FLEXIBLE 

$150

Available for one or two attendees, each private workshop is customized to any   project you dream up! Design a wood-type poster, set lead type, or work with a   polymer plate of your own design. Private workshops run for three hours and are   available evenings or weekends at our printshop in Silver City, NM.

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OPEN PRINT NIGHTS

next session TBA! 

6-9pm drop-in

$15

Every few months we open our shop for an evening drop-in session for locals or visitors who just want to play around with some ink and type, learn a little more about the process, or work on their own self-directed project. Previous printing experience is recommended, though not required. Fee covers ink, paper, and some tools and guidance.  Additional tools and supplies will be available for purchase.

email accounts@powerandlightpress.com to RSVP

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PRESS RENTAL

Already have letterpress experience? Our Challenge proof press is available to experienced printers for hourly rental.  References required. Please contact us for rates and availability. 

 

WEEKEND PRINT GETAWAY

Do you live out of town, want to learn more about letterpress, and want to visit Silver City for the weekend?  This workshop is for you!  You organize a group of 3-5 friends, and leave the rest to us.  We will arrange lovely accommodations for two nights, provide local restaurant suggestions and discounts, and teach you how to print in a relaxed, fun and supportive environment.  You will each come away with a completed project of your own design - could be an edition of prints, a suite of stationery, a stack of business cards, etc.  Transportation to/from Silver City not included. Please email us at info@powerandlightpress.com for more info!