Spudnik Press Launches 2024 Printmaking Bootcamp

Ready to dip your toes (or fingers, rather) into the world of printmaking? We’re thrilled to unveil our Printmaking Bootcamp – a curated series of hands-on workshops designed for both budding beginners and experienced printmakers.

The Printmaking Bootcamp is composed of six (6) “Make-It & Take-It” workshops introducing printmaking to students through an exciting variety of printmaking processes. Classes are focused on having students leave with a finished project for each session.

Sign Up for the Printmaking Bootcamp

Important Details:

When: 3 Sundays (February 25 thru March 10) and 3 Fridays (March 22 thru April 5), offering flexibility for your creative journey.

Cost: Just one enrollment fee of $455. Save over $200 compared to individual registrations!


Schedule of Classes:

Day 1 (February 25 | Sunday, 2-6pm):

Basic Bookbinding with Rob Kelsey

Learn how to craft your very own bound masterpiece.

Day 2 (March 3 | Sunday, 2-6pm):

Creating Comics with Risography with Alex Kostiw

Dive into the world of comics, combining your own artwork with the magic of risography.

Day 3 (March 10 | Sunday, 2-6pm):

Making Letterpress Posters with Riesling Dong

Transform ideas into striking posters through letterpress printing with a Vandercook press.

Day 4 (March 22, Friday, 5-9pm):

Screenprinting Tees and Tote Bags with Anders Zanichkowsky

Print your artwork onto wearable art such as t-shirts and tote bags.

Day 5 (March 29 | Friday, 5-9pm):

Collagraph Printmaking with Anna Wagner

A class that guides you through the intricate world of collagraph, turning textures into stunning prints.

Day 6 (April 5 | Friday, 5-9pm):

Letterpress Greeting Cards with Wes Kendall

Craft personalized greeting cards that speak volumes using a platen press.


Why Join?

  • Perfect for beginners and seasoned printmakers alike.
  • A variety of projects in each class, ensuring you walk away with a masterpiece.
  • Cost-effective! Save on registration fees by enrolling in the entire bootcamp.

Ready to embark on a printmaking adventure this 2024? Enroll Now and let the ink (and your creativity) flow!

Register for the Printmaking Bootcamp


Educational programs at Spudnik Press are partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency and Builder’s Initiative.

This project is partially supported by a Chicago Arts Recovery Program grant from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events.

Logo designed by Riesling Dong