Out of an abundance of caution regarding the COVID-19 epidemic, the Dallas Makerspace closed on March 18 2020 and will remain closed until further notice.

When Sat Feb 22 10am — 12pm
Where Printmaking
1825 Monetary Ln #104 Carrollton, TX 75006
What It's baaaaack...! Let's print LARGE!
Host Paul Wilson


  • Cost: $5.00
  • Restrictions:
    • Ages 16+

Cancellations for this event must be made before February 22, 2020 — 10:00am.

Registration for the event is closed.

About this Event

Printers we have worked in the small scale, and some of us in bigger scale, so… lets get large!! 

Paper Arts - A New Artisan Studio Shop, Flying Print Monkey Press, and the Deep Ellum Art Company have collaborated to host a Steam Roller print event at the Deep Ellum Art Company on May 17th 2020

This class will teach the process of planning and execution of a 30” x 48” wood block over the course of multiple dates to be scheduled.

A $35 Steam Roller event registration fee paid directly to Paper Arts - A New Artisan Studio Shop. Registration is going on now .

Steamroller printers are expected to participate in volunteer work shifts during the event at the Deep Ellum Art Company.

$5 materials fee will cover consumables like shellac sandpapers, heavy duty storage bag and test block.

Student will receive a a small sample block to practice your marks before carving. Shellac will be provided for final class to seal your block for printing and heavy duty storage bag to transport your inky block home from the printing event . Bring your preliminary 5"x 8" image which will scale smoothly to the block. 

Class Schedule
Discuss theme, methods of transferring image to your block. Discuss and coordinate block purchasing. Discuss and demonstrate how to dye your block in preparation of hand carving, & review alternate carving techniques .

Coordinate carving parties

carving party to be scheduled - Transfer images. dye your block, carving feedback.

Carving party to be scheduled - Transfer of image, dye your block , carving feedback & seal if you are ready.

MAY 14 @ 7:00-10 pm last day to seal your block! Wrap up! Seal your block it needs a few days to cure. Sticky blocks will not be printed.

MAY 17 12 m - 6pm Deep Ellum Art Company Steam Roller print day !