Workshop: A Day of Drawing and Letterpress with Shan Bryan-Hanson - July 29

Saturday, July 29 9am - 4 pm CST

Sharpen your pencils and join us for a day of drawing and letterpress!

We’ll combine simple sketches, gorgeous color, and unique wood type to create one-of-a-kind works of art. We'll also explore basic drawing techniques using stencils and French curves. Feel free to come with ideas or work intuitively. As an experienced painting instructor, Shan will also assist you in color mixing. Be ready to experiment and enjoy the magic of working in multiple mediums. 

Workshop at Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum
Date & Time:
Saturday, July 29, 9am – 4pm Central

Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum, 1816 10th Street, Two Rivers, WI 54241

Workshop Cost:
$125 Total

Experience Level:
No experience necessary. The minimum age requirement for workshop participants for this event is 18+.

Instructor: Shan Bryan-Hanson

Workshop at Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum
Shan Bryan-Hanson uses layers of paint, graphite, and embroidery to create intricate works of art that explore connection and regeneration. She draws her imagery from plant and insect worlds, highlighting honey bees and other pollinators, dragonflies, cicadas, and delicate floral patterns. She is the curator of the galleries at St. Norbert College, where she also teaches painting. She lives in Door County, WI, where her family keeps backyard bees. Her website is
Instagram: @shan_bryan_hanson

Workshop at Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum
The workshop starts promptly at 9 am and ends at 4 pm. Wear clothing that you don’t mind getting inky and be sure to layer as some areas in the museum are warm and some are cool. Comfortable shoes are a must since the museum has concrete floors and you’ll be on your feet most of the day. A $15 lunch is available. You can select from the menu upon arrival or you are welcome bring your own lunch.

The cost is $125 with all materials provided by the museum. Space is limited, so reservations and a $65 non-refundable deposit are required. Please complete the registration form below to reserve your place. The $60 balance is due at the beginning of the workshop. Cash, credit cards and checks are acceptable.

If you have any questions please e-mail us at or call 920-794-6272.

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