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Printing Sustainably with Tetra-Pak

February 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm



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An In-Studio Workshop!

Saturday, February 11, 10am–4pm

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About this Workshop:

Tetra-Pak is an easy-to-find household material frequently used in cartons and containers for products like chicken broth, coconut water, milk, and juice.  In this workshop, we will learn how to recycle this material into a printmaking plate using accessible and budget-conscious materials.  The plates can be engraved much like an intaglio or collagraph plate.  Students will produce at least one plate and a small edition of prints to take home. 

Level: All levels welcome – no previous printmaking experience necessary.

Registration closes February 2, 2023.  Material fees are included with your registration, though a list of additional items needed to be gathered/purchased will be sent with your confirmation.

Sample images by Nicole Parker


Registration includes a $12 materials fee to cover consumable materials provided in class, including ink, gloves, newsprint, tarlatan, and solvents.  The instructor will provide Tetra Pak containers, but students are also welcome to bring them. Students will need to supply additional materials of their own, including:


Nicole Parker is a fine artist specializing in representational oil painting and intaglio printmaking. She received her BFA and Certificate from the Pennsylvania Academy of the fine arts in 2018. She is greatly enriched and inspired by sensory sources like music, film, storytelling and food. She joined Pyramid as a keyholder resident and was thrilled to stay on as an associate! Her work can be viewed at nicole-parker-art.com.



Great clear instruction with a demo and then time enough to work freely with support.—Recent Workshop Attendee


“It was fantastic!”—Recent Workshop Attendee

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