Basic Black & White Printmaking

This course introduces participants to the darkroom and making B&W enlargements from their negatives. The workshop begins on Friday evening with an orientation session that explains darkroom procedures, safety in the lab, as well as the chemicals, equipment and supplies necessary for making B&W prints. Friday evening session is generally 2-3 hours in length. (approximately 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.)

On Saturday, the participants work with the instructor and assistant to create their own B&W prints in the lab. This workshop has individual & group activities with a lunch break on Saturday. Morning session: 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., afternoon session: 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.

All material and equipment are furnished, including several sheets chosen from a variety of RC enlarging papers. Participants must bring their own B&W negatives to enlarge into prints. NO PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE NEEDED. Sessions are held at our Mamie Street location, or at a suitable location for out-of-town workshops.

If you are a part of a group that wants to host a workshop for your area, please contact us concerning the requirements for location & equipment. A darkroom or lab with 2-3 enlarger stations is absolutely necessary for this class. Class is limited to 5-6 people per session.

Workshop Fee: $175 per person at the Hattiesburg, MS location, Deposit: $50.

Workshop fee on location: $200 per person, Deposit: $75 (includes non-refundable registration fee), plus travel expenses for the instructor(s).

All fees must be paid in full at least two weeks in advance for on location workshops.



Contact us for more information, to request dates, or to schedule a workshop for your group!