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Lithography without a Stone (Pronto Plate Lithography)

Polyester Lithography plates were developed forcommercial offset printing, and rather than using the "greasy” principle for creating ink-holding marks, they may be imaged with any water-proof material that will stick to the plate during printing.

Polyester lithography involves creating an image on a polyester plate using water-proof substances such as Sharpie markers, Future floor wax, litho crayons, copier toner, ball point pen, finger prints, etc.

Polyester plates, also called "pronto plates,” contain itty-bitty pores. By covering those pores with an image created using ball point pens, Sharpies, etc., you create an area that will repel water and accept ink..

Instructor: Anna Kinbar
When: March 24th, 10am-5pm
Cost: $75 per student
Note: a minimum of 3 participants are required.


You can either draw an image during the workshop right on the pronto plate or send Anna a digital version so that she can have it printed for you during the workshop. Anna will contact each participant before the workshop.

How do I sign up for this Workshop?

The deadline to signup has passed. Deadline for Entry: 3/22/2012.

How do I volunteer?

Volunteers recieve discounts to some WPA events. After you have logged in to the WPA website, volunteer positions will appear in the "Volunteer Positions" section on the right of this screen. Click on one of the open checkboxes to the left of the position name.

How do I modify my volunteer position(s)?

After you have logged in to the WPA website you can click either the "Volunteers" tab at the top of this screen or the "View/Manage" button located at the bottom of the volunteer position box on the right of this screen. To remove yourself click the trashcan icon to the right of your name.

Cancellation Policy

Since we have limited space our events fill up quickly. If you need to cancel please let us know ASAP (email info@womenprintmakers.com) so we can fill your spot. 

This event has a non-refundable registration amount of $35.00.

If you cancel by 3/18/2012 (more than 5 days) you will receive a refund of $40.00 (entry fee minus registration amount).
NO REFUNDS for cancellations after 3/18/2012.

Workshop Details
WPA Studio (1109 B Shady Lane - Studio 8)
Chair: Ashley Salinas
Event Deadline
The deadline for this event (3/22/2012) has passed.