3D Screenprinting

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Heidi Neilson is an artist working in printmaking, artists’ books, and public projects concerning topics such as weather, fake snow, and the debris in earth’s orbit. She has participated in residencies at the Center for Book Arts, I-Park, Visual Studies Workshop, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Kala Art Institute, the Lower East Side Printshop, and Women’s Studio Workshop. She has exhibited widely, including at the Queens Museum of Art, the International Center for Prints New York, the Bronx Museum of the Arts, the Islip Art Museum, and The Drawing Center. She is a member of the ABC Artists’ Books Cooperative and her work is included in over 50 museum and university collections. Originally from Oregon, Heidi received a BA in biology from Reed College and an MFA in painting from Pratt Institute. She lives and works in New York. She is the cofounder of SP Weather Station.


Heidi has made two artists’ books at WSW. The latest, Orbital Debris Simulator, is one of our best sellers, not only because it’s a fabulous concept, beautifully printed and bound, but also because it is printed 3D. This is a technique that is hard to figure out…unless you are lucky enough to have Heidi as an instructor.

3D Screenprinting

Heidi Neilson
July 15-19, 2013

Get out those 3D glasses and learn all you need to know to make your own 3D prints!

From neophyte to screen star this class is for you. Learn everything about silkscreen printing from the most basic techniques to photo processes. Once the basics are mastered you will learn how to process photographic images using Photoshop for traditional photo silkscreen printing as well as learning all you need to know to make your own 3D prints. You will learn how to prepare screens for photo screen printing including for 3D printing.

Technically known as anaglyph images, 3D images are created by the off-register printing of a single image using two specific colors, a red and blue/green. Prints can be created from photographic as well as line-based work. Students will work on independent projects, print limited editions and create a portfolio to share.

Tuition $775/$720 members
Lab fee $40
Class limit 6

Please call us at 845.658.9133 if you are interested in this class.


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