Calico and Screen Printmaking with Jan and Ondřej
  • Prague, Czechia
  • 20 hours over 3 days

Calico and Screen Printmaking with Jan and Ondřej

From exploding colors to baroque patterns, immerse yourself in the lost world of Eastern Europe printing and design in the fairytale city of Prague. You’ll learn to history of Calico printing in the region before designing and printing your own patterns to create handmade stationery products.


One Guest
USD $1020
Additional guest(s) (max 4)
USD $460
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Meet the Artist

Jan and Ondrej are Czech designers devoted to hand printing patterns using calico and screen printing processes. Both work as paper restorers at the Jewish museum and share a passion for redesigning historical patterns. Their colorful and unique patterns on wrapping papers, journals, tubes and folders will make your heart throb with joy.


  • History of Calico printing in the Czech region.
  • Designing your own patterns.
  • Calico and Screen Printmaking process.
  • Creating stationary products using your hand-printed paper.
  • Materials including paper, colors and dyes.

Explore Prague

At the crossroads of Eastern and Western Europe, Prague is culturally rich with the legacies, histories, and traditions of both regions. Famously spared large scale destruction by bombing in World War II, the Old Town is an enduring education in centuries of central European architecture. Wander the streets for examples of Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, and Neoclassical styles, among others, and the seamless integration of each style into an elaborate and intoxicating city facade.

Guest Reviews

  • Yvonne, Taiwan, Province of China

    The days in Prague were the most amazing, starting with nothing then to the stage of planning then the days of traveling. There are only supports! Nothing goes perfectly smooth, however through VAWAA team's support, everything were well suggested and were definitely taken care! I would truly recommend the team to everyone, whoever wants a brief view of another part of the world or a broad look intRead more

  • Alexandra, France

    This was a wonderful workshop: Jan and Ondrej are friendly, dedicated, talented teachers and it was a great pleasure learning calico and silk screen printing with them. As well as the studio sessions, where I had tremendous fun experimenting with patterns and colours, I really enjoyed our lunch-time discussions and hearing about all their creative and restoration projects! Book-binding was an unexRead more

  • Nelly, Mauritius

    I knew it was going to be a fun experience as soon as Ondrej greeted me at the gate of the house with the basement studios where wonderful things are printed, made or restored.
    Despite the cold and grey January morning, he had a spring in his step and when we got the printing studio, tea was already brewing and yummy cakes were nicely laid out.

    Day 1 was devoted to Calico printing, which is s
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  • Kim Chai, Singapore

    Maybe can give more information about the country, culture, etc