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Silkscreen Workshop for Beginners 
Saturday, October 21, 202310-4.

This workshop is an introduction to making silkscreen stencils and printing on paper. Screens, squeegee, and ink will be supplied for use in the workshop.   This is for people with little or no experience in silkscreen printing. The workshop will be held at Circling the Square Fine Art Press Studio. The workshop instructor is Karen Adrienne, a founder of Circling the Square, assisted by Amy Adley.


$120. For the workshop + $25. For supplies = $145. total.   


We have screens and space for 7 people.  We will reserve space for the first to register and send in their workshop fee.  Email: to get instructions to reserve your place at the workshop.



This is an introduction to the linocut. We will learn to cut and print linoleum and explore multiple color images.  You will experience the joys of reduction printing and the range of printing a linocut as a monoprint.


When: Saturday, July 14th from 10 am – 3pm.  Schedule: 10-12:30 intro. to process and cutting the linoleum, print 1st color down, 12:30-1 lunch break, 1-2:30 more cutting, print 2nd – 3rd color down+rotations, 2:30 -3 share/ review work.


Teachers: Karen Adrienne, Sarah Vosmus, Christine Olson.


Cost:  $75. 

This includes 1 set of linocut tools, 1 piece of 6” x 6” linoleum, 2 pieces of Rives BFK (100% rag, 250 gsm), ink for printing, lots of fun.


Bring a bag lunch or take advantage of local food options for lunch. Other items: work apron, latex or nitrile gloves, other paper that you like to print on, curiosity and good energy.


Limited Enrollment. Guarantee your place in this workshop by sending your check for $75.00 to Circling the Square Fine Art Press, 275 Water St., Gardiner, ME. 04345 and the form below.





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Send to:   Circling the Square Fine Art Press, 275 Water St., Gardiner, ME  04345

Non Etch Photo Intaglio with Kris Sader

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Artist and CTS member Kris Sader will be offering an ImagOn Photo Inaglio Workshop for members on Sat. Dec. 13th, 10-4. Film adhesion, and a variety of positives will be prepared for exposure, development and printing.

Collaborative Image making with Rebecca Goodale

October 25, 2014

Bookmaking artist Rebecca Goodale will offer a variety of challenging exercises to press members on the themes of building images collaboratively with another artist and interventions.

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Photographing Your Work

August 20, 2014

Guest artist Jessica Yankura demoed taking and editting high quality photographs of prints using a light kit and digital camera. 

Akua Ink Monotypes with Ellen Roberts

August 16, 2014

Press member Ellen Roberts taught press members about using water based Akua intaglio inks for monotypes. 

Viscosity Monotypes with Karen Adrienne

Karen taught a lively viscosity monotype workshop open to press members and the public.

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