Thu, Dec 14 | Portside Studio & Gallery

SOLD OUT!! Intro to Linocut Printing: A Two-Session Workshop

$170 12 students In this intro workshop with artist Valerie Perreault you will learn the skills of linocut printmaking and print your very own handcut works on paper.
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SOLD OUT!! Intro to Linocut Printing: A Two-Session Workshop

Time & Location

Dec 14, 2017, 6:00 PM – Dec 21, 2017, 9:00 PM
Portside Studio & Gallery, 151 Morada Way Unit B, Islamorada, FL 33036, USA

About The Event

Introduction to Linocut Printing: A two-session workshop

$170

12 students

DESCRIPTION

In this intro workshop with artist Valerie Perreault you will learn the skills of linocut printmaking and print your very own handcut works on paper. Once learned, this versatile and accessible technique can be applied to the creation of artist’s books, textile design, poster design and limited edition prints.

Valerie Perreault from Portside Studio & Gallery specializes in printmaking. Her work has been featuredon HBO, PBS, Buzzfeed, and more. She brings a local, island-vibe to this centuries old technique.

In this two-part workshop over two dates, you will learn how to design, carve and print linocuts. During the sessions, you carve an original piece of your own design and ink five total 9”x12” prints from your carved block.

Workshop 1 (3 hours) Thursday December 14th 6:00pm-9:00pm, you will learn:

• How to plan and design a linocut + basic composition

• Image transferring

• Carving techniques + carving safety

• Terminology

Workshop 2 (2-3 hours) Thursday December 21st 6:00pm-9:00pm you will learn:

• Inking + hand-printing

• Printing on different papers

*All materials are supplied.

What to bring: An old shirt that you aren’t afraid to get “artsy”, and maybe a Band-Aid.

Feel free to bring a refreshment of your choice.

Seats are non-refundable, but if you're unable to make it please let us know in case we have a waitlist, or you can always give your seat to a friend!

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