Intro to Printmaking: Holiday Cheer

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November 11, 2017
9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Inspired by the seasonal plants of the Gardens, learn drawing and design tips to make relief prints. Share the holiday spirit with handmade cards, tags, bags, and prints. Working from natural and photographic resources, students will design a print, transfer it to a block, and learn carving techniques. During the second part of the workshop, students will learn the printing process, making black and white prints and exploring creative options. Printing options include colored inks, combining relief prints with watercolor, and collage techniques. All materials provided, including carving blocks, carving tools, inks, and papers. Image size will be 2 1/2″ x 3 1/2″. A handbook with print history and terminology will be available. The workshop is suitable for all levels of experience.