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Join us to learn a new technique and grow your creative practice!

We offer hands-on in-studio classes in a variety of print techniques with supplies and tools included. All classes are taught by experienced and knowledgeable print-artists.


Upcoming Classes:

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Sold Out! Fundamentals of Woodcut

Instructor - Eveline Kolijn

 2 Week Workshop

March 19 and April 2 2023 (no class on March 26)

10:00am - 4:00pm


All beginner techniques necessary to draw, carve and print a woodcut will be covered and demonstrated in this class. Tool care, hand printing on thin Japanese paper and printing with the press on thick rag paper will be demonstrated.  Students can bring a design/image for one block of 5"x7”, which will be printed with a single colour or rainbow roll. For the second class students will learn how to design a repeat pattern or image. They will carve a  4"x4” block that can be printed multiple times to cover a large area.

The instructor will cover: 


  • Focus on different carving tools and the marks they make.

  • Transferring a drawing onto wood

  • Even inking of block; including gradient colour

  • Hand printing on thin paper

  • Printing with etching press

  • Tool sharpening-which is essential for woodcut

$245.00 prices not subject to GST

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Class limited to 6 Participants

Adults 18+ Years Old


Instructor Bio:

Eveline Kolijn is a printmaker and installation artist living and working in Calgary. She received an MA in cultural anthropology from the Leiden University in the Netherlands in 1986 and a BFA from the Alberta College of Art + Design in 2008 including the Governor General’s Award for academic achievement. She has participated in national and international exhibitions and residencies, public art projects and community engagement. She has been published in various scientific publications. She is an instructor at the Alberta University of the Arts School of Continuing Education. In 2018, she joined the Energy Futures Lab as a Fellow and in 2019, she received the AUArts Alumni Legacy award.


Instagram: @evelinekolijn

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New! Fabric Fundamentals Lab

Instructor - Skye Louis

 4 Week Weeknight Class

April 11, 18, 25, May 2 2023
6:00pm - 8:30pm (2.5hr classes)


Experiment with the wonderful world of textile screen printing with this introduction to working with fabric! The emphasis in this class is on understanding basic analog concepts you need to know to successfully print on fabric, as well as a chance to try out interesting inks and materials in an informal space. Please note - digital processes will not be covered in this class.

The instructor will cover: 

  • Understanding your screen, fabric, and squeegee options, so that you can make informed choices

  • Demonstration of photo emulsion coating and exposure

  • What to consider when designing imagery for printing on textiles and specific techniques for pulling prints on fabric

  • A chance to try out some unusual inks and experimental processes

  • Make prints that last! How to finish and care for your textile print.  

  • Q&A time

$235.00 prices not subject to GST

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Class limited to 5 Participants

Adults 18+ Years Old


Instructor Bio:

Skye is a community-based printmaker and arts educator and frequently collaborates with local organizations. Skye focuses on making complex ideas and skills accessible through hands-on, interactive learning. Skye is a member of CADA’s Artist As Changemaker cohort and Alberta Printmakers. 


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New! Intro to Folded Book Forms

Instructor - Carolyn Qualle

 1 Week Workshop

April 16 2023

10:00am - 4:00pm


Working step – by – step, create books that can be hand held, wall hung or

sculptural. This class celebrates how basic paper folding, cutting and gluing can

yield endless possibilities. Join Instructor, Carolyn Qualle as she guides you through all the components that go into folded book forms. All levels of Bookbinding experience are welcome.

The instructor will cover: 


  • Exploration of simple paper folds to create various small Book Models

  • Glossary and demonstration of techniques and terms common to bookbinding

  • Adapting techniques for both common easily sourced inexpensive papers as well as fine art papers.

  • Strategies for making multiples or editions

  • Scaling model sizes up or down

  • How to create your own samples of: Origami Book/JapaneseAccordion/Flag Book/”Hedi Kyle” Pocket Accordion/Popup Accordion/ to take home

  • A bibliography of her favorite books about Bookbinding

$150.00 prices not subject to GST

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Class limited to 6 Participants

Adults 18+ Years Old


Instructor Bio:

Carolyn C. Qualle makes prints as a vehicle for her Artists Books. She has been making narrative hand bound books since childhood. She has taught visual art to students from 5 years old to post secondary for several decades. Carolyn has given many workshops in Alberta as well as  for The Japanese Paper Place in Toronto and The Center for Book Arts in New York City.

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Sold Out! Intro to Screen Printing

Instructor - Ryan Statz

 3 Week Workshop

April 23, 30, May 7 2023

10:00am - 4:00pm


Back by popular demand! Screen printing (or silkscreen) is a printmaking technique where layers of ink are pulled through a mesh screen to create a wonderfully detailed image, often with multiple layers of transparent ink interacting with one another. In this comprehensive workshop, students will gain an understanding of the processes involved in creating a screen print on paper within a professional printmaking studio and will leave with the knowledge and experience required to produce work independently.

The instructor will cover: 


  • Both analogue and digital methods of creating stencils

  • Coating a screen with emulsion

  • Burning the screen on the exposure unit

  • Mixing ink

  • Registering multiple layers

  • Pulling prints

  • Cleaning/ reclaiming screens

$345.00 prices not subject to GST

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Class limited to 4 Participants

Adults 18+ Years Old


Instructor Bio:

Originally from Montreal Quebec, Statz completed his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at the Alberta College of Art + Design in 2000, and received his Masters of Fine Arts degree in Print Media at Concordia University in 2008. Currently based in Calgary Alberta, Statz’s work has been exhibited across Canada, The United States, and Europe.


Instagram: @statzart

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Want us to let you know when a class is almost ready to go live on our website? Ask to be added to the waitlist! 

Individuals on the waitlist will be notified approximately 24 hours before the workshop goes live on our website. Your name will stay on the waitlist for the current fiscal year (Apr - Mar), you will be notified at least once if the type of printmaking you are interested in is listed during that year. Individuals may receive more than one email for similar classes and can let us know anytime if they wish to not receive further waitlist communications. 

Please send your name, preferred email address and any other specifics that will help us know what it is you are looking for!

 Some of the silkscreen classes we offer: Silkscreen on paper, Silkscreen on fabric, Silkscreen Monotype, Silkscreen prep and Transparency printing. 

 Some of the types of relief classes we offer: Linocut, Woodcut, Block Printing on fabric, Photopolymer plate making and Letterpress printing. 

 Some of the types of Intaglio classes we offer: Drypoint, Etching with BIG (Baldwin Intaglio Ground), Photopolymer

 Some of the types of Lithography classes we offer: Stone Lithography, Plate Lithography

Don't see what you are looking for? Check out this page for more ideas or send us some details of what you want to learn! 

Stay up to date with every upcoming workshop, public event and more!

Due to high demand, some classes might not have all spots made available to waitlist participants in order to keep places open for website registration. All waitlist and website spots are first come, first served  - unpaid holds are not permitted. 


Looking for a refresher or to hone your technique?
A One on One Tutorial might be right for you!

You can arrange to learn at your own pace from a professional artist right in our studio!  We have instructors available to teach lithography, etching/intaglio, relief, and silkscreen processes. Contact us with your query and we will seek to arrange your private lessons, subject to Studio and instructor availability.


Please note - one on one tutorials are not as comprehensive as a workshop and not meant to be an alternative to them.   A/P staff may require a few weeks lead time to make arrangements with potential instructors.

Cancellation Policy

If you have registered for an in-studio class or workshop at A/P but are unable to attend, we require that you notify us as soon as possible, and no later than 7 days before the class or workshop to receive a full refund. Registrants who cancel with 6 days or less notice will receive 50% of their registration fee. Once the class or workshop has begun, A/P is unable to issue a refund as we are subject to a minimum enrolment in order to run.


If A/P cancels a course due to low enrolment, notice will be given at least 72 hours in advance with a full refund issued. For classes cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances, registrants will receive a full refund.

Visitor Update - June 29, 2022:

A/P has updated our visitor guidelines for all in-person visitors.


(1) Masking is not required.

Visitors are supported in wearing a mask if they prefer. 
To accommodate anyone who visits without their own mask and would like to wear one, A/P has disposable masks available (in both child and adult sizes).


(2) Visitors must not be exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms or have tested positive for COVID-19.

Special Thanks to A/P's Studio-Based Education Programming Sponsor​
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Access to many of the printmaking supplies required for for A/P's in-studio and online educational programming is generously supported by our community sponsor Inglewood Art Supplies.

Inglewood Art Supplies also provides A/P members with 20% off in-store purchases with proof of A/P membership!

Become a member today to receive your A/P Membership Card.

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