2017 Art Workshops

Event Date: 
Saturday, February 4, 2017 - 11:00am to Friday, April 21, 2017 - 2:00am
Event Location: 
Lakehead University
Event Fee: 

Art studio workshops for high school students ages 16 to 18 Workshops will be offered on Saturdays for 5 weeks.

Screen Printing 101

Instructor Aaron Veldstra
Saturdays, February 4th to March 4th 2017
Workshop Fee $235
This series of five hands-on workshops will introduce you to the art of screen-printing with photographic emulsion. Participants will learn the step-by-step basics of screen-printing

  • Learn the basic tools & supplies to do your own screen-printing.
  • Design and create an image for a photographic stencil.
  • Learn to transfer the stencil image to a silkscreen using an emulsion.
  • Learn the steps for printing a single colour image on paper.
  • How to design and print a multi colour image on paper.

For information or to register, contact
Aaron Veldstra by email,

Relief Printing

Instructor Liz Buset
Saturdays, March 24th to April 21st 2017
Workshop Fee $235
This series of five workshops will introduce you to the methods and materials of Relief Printing techniques for creating images. Participants will learn how to do the following:

  • Session 1 Collagraphy
  • Session 2 Single layer Linocut
  • Session 3 Multi Plate Linocut
  • Session 4 Reduction Linocut
  • Session 5 Multi layered Linocut

In addition to covering several relief carving and printing techniques, you will also be creating your own printed images on paper by working in a professional print studio located in the Department of Visual Arts at Lakehead University.
For information or to register, contact Elizabeth Buset by email,

Workshop Fee:

$235, includes all supplies for 5 sessions

Location: Lakehead University Department of Visual Arts

Day & Time: Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

How to Register: Contact each instructor by Email *above*