Intro to Relief Printmaking: Spring Greetings

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March 3
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Discovery Center

Inspired by the seasonal plants of the Gardens, learn drawing and design tips to make relief prints. Share the spirit of Spring with handmade cards, tags, bags, and prints. Lead by Mollie Doctrow, students will work from natural and photographic resources to 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 handout with print history and terminology will be available. The workshop is suitable for all levels of experience.