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VIRTUAL: DIY Relief Printmaking Workshop


Oil and Cotton Creative Exchange

VIRTUAL WORKSHOP: DIY Relief Printmaking Workshop
CLASS DATE: Saturday, December 5, 2am-4pm
LOCAL REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 3 days before scheduled workshop
SHIPPING REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 7 days before scheduled workshop
LOCATION: Your home!
INSTRUCTOR: Amber Kaiser

This is an AWESOME workshop that will make you fall in love with making multiples! The kit is FULL of supplies that you can continue to use in other at home projects.

Relief Printmaking is a printmaking process for beginners and experienced artists alike. It is accessible in the home without a press and can be used in a variety of ways on paper, fabric, among other surfaces. In relief printmaking, a surface is drawn on and carve out using carving gouges/tools. The surface is then inked up using a brayer and then printed by hand, or with a press.

This workshop will provide an in depth understanding of the relief printing process using linoleum as the carving surface. Students will learn everything they need to know to relief printing in their own home/studio. Students can expect to learn a basic understanding of printmaking, specifically in linoleum relief techniques. We will learn step by step in plate preparation, paper options, carving and inking techniques. Login details will be sent the day before your class.

Kit Contents:

  • 4" x 6" block

  • lino handle

  • Small V, large V and large U lino cutter

  • Soft rubber brayer

  • Black block printing ink (1.25 fl oz)

  • Tracing paper

  • Instruction booklet 

Other recommended materials students may need to provide:
- Tracing Paper
- Sharpie
- Pencil
- Printing Barron or a wooden spoon
- Paper for Printing (can be any kind of paper cut or trimmed down to 2 inches larger than the lino block)

*Local kit pickup is available Tuesday-Friday, 2-4pm at Oil and Cotton. Kits will be left on our back deck or by the back door with your name clearly written. Please email with questions to [email protected]

*Distance learners can have their kits shipped only if you place your order 7 days before the scheduled workshop. Or you can gather the materials included in the kit from home. For this class you will need embroidery floss, thread snips/scissors, cotton fabric (the color of the sky), and an embroidery hoop.

*This workshop is open to friends near and far. Scroll down to choose your best option. NO REFUNDS.

 

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Dates & Times
  • Saturday, December 5, 2020 @ 2:00 pm   2020-12-05 14:00:00 2020-12-05 17:00:00 America/Chicago VIRTUAL: DIY Relief Printmaking Workshop //artandseek.org/calendar/event/105751/virtual-diy-relief-printmaking-workshop Oil and Cotton Creative Exchange, 817 West Davis Street, #110, Dallas, TX, 75208


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