Get creative at home! These FREE video demonstrations are designed to encourage creatives of all levels to try something new with materials they likely have already. Try it for yourself or just watch an artist do something cool!
Sara shows you in detail how to create a self-portrait block print - a great project for a middle schooler, high schooler, or adult! No experience needed for this fun project!
Relief Printing with Amy Callner
From her home, Amy will walk you through (and make you laugh) making a beautiful relief print without the press - so you can too!
Art Demos for Young People
These demos are similar to our original Art Demo videos but created with young people in mind by our fabulous Teaching Artists. Help us with tracking and reporting by filling out this 1-minute questionnaire! Then, post your kiddo’s work to social media using #PyramidAtHome.
Mini Zine Making – Part I
Teaching Artist Sarah Matthews will guide you through the process of making your own mini-zine in this first of three-part video series.
5.5"x8.5" paper or cardstock
Bone folder (popsicle stick)
Mini Zine Making – Part II
In Part II of Mini Zine Making, Teaching Artist Sarah Matthews will show you how to add inserts with a pamphlet stitch. This is the second of a three-part video series.
Mini Zine Making – Part III
In Part III of Mini Zine Making, Teaching Artist Sarah Matthews will show you how to create foam prints for your mini zine. This is the third of a three-part video series.
Foam Printmaking with Sara Mayman
- Bowl of water
-Styrofoam trays (you can get these from your local grocery store)
Make a fun Triangle Book with Teaching Artist Melissa Ezelle using materials that you can find at home, the grocery store, or the dollar store.
Enjoy these engaging videos on current and past exhibitions in Pyramid Atlantic’s gallery. Learn about what inspires our exhibition artists as you dive into these demos and artist talks. Check out our Exhibitions page to see what’s currently up in the gallery.
Artist Talk – A Conversation with Tom Nakashima and Helen C. Frederick
Tom Nakashima made several prints at Pyramid in the late 90s. One of the prints made at Pyramid, Death of a Samauri, can be found in the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s permanent collection, along with Nakashima’s large painting, Sanctuary at Western Sunset.
Artist Talk – 40th Anniversary Panel Discussion
Panelists discuss their personal perspectives—as a curator of modern prints; as published artists in the Pyramid Atlantic archive; and as printers working collaboratively with artists or in community-driven projects.
Artist Talk – A Conversation with Joyce J. Scott and Helen C. Frederick
Part of Pyramid's 40th Anniversary Programs
Watch this lively conversation with Pyramid Atlantic founder, Helen C. Frederick and printmaker, weaver, sculptor, performance artist and educator, Joyce J. Scott.
Nine Artists | Nine Months | Nine Perspectives: Birth of 2020 Visions
Responding to the events of 2020, a collective of mature Black women artists were compelled to create work that transcended and transformed the traumatic events of 2020.
RELIEF Exhibition Panel
An exciting group of local and national printmakers was assembled to share relief prints full of joy, fun, and beauty. RELIEF showcased meticulously crafted prints that evoke escapism.
RELIEF: Hybrid Printing by Brent Bond
Here’s Brent Bond explaining his hybrid printing technique for “Portrait of a Hermit at Sea.”
RELIEF: Process by Danielle Napolitano
Watch as Daniella Napolitano walks us through her artistic process and a preview of her most recent and largest print to date. Learn about what inspired her to create “And to all the beasts of the earth and all the birds in the sky...”
RELIEF: The Making of Large Print Installations by Melissa Harshman
Here, Melissa Hershman walks us through the making of making prints for large installations like “Orange and Red” and “Black and Blue”.
RELIEF: Woodcut Reduction by Jun Lee
Take a look at how Jun Lee created enchanting pieces like “Whisper and Wait” and “My Sweet Offering.”