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ABC’s of Linocut Printmaking - Words, Letters and Images

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ClassGraphic Printmaking is an easy, inexpensive and effective way to express ideas and share messages. Whether it’s a mantra, your favorite quote, or an inspirational statement, learn how to incorporate words and phrases along with images into your prints. Join Melissa to view examples by various printmakers, discussing technique, imagery, as well as choice and placement of lettering. You will explore the many ways drama and impact can be accomplished through the simple use of black and white, and the skillful use of a variety of tools and the specific marks they make. As you create your images we will discuss contrasting or subtle textures and patterns, the consideration of a light source, and how they play a part in achieving a strong and compelling result. 

Learn how to use carving tools and get plenty of time for hands-on practice, and also practice mark-making and inking. You will gain skill and confidence to carve, ink, and print your own linoleum block prints at home, and will have time in class to create at least one black & white linoleum block print, and make a small edition of your prints.

Please be sure to bring one or two sketches or photos to use as the basis for your prints, along with a short phrase or quote of up to 5 words. Wear casual clothing that can get dirty, and bring an apron or smock.

Please remember to bring your materials fees with you to class.

Class Details

2 Session(s)
Weekly - Sat, Sun

Location
Aptos Main Campus

Instructor
Melissa West 

 

Notice

Please read:  Please be sure to bring one or two sketches or photos to use as the basis for your prints, along with a short phrase or quote of up to 5 words. Wear casual clothing that can get dirty, and bring an apron or smock. In addition, don't forget you bring your materials fee of $30, payable to the instructor in class.

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For maps and detailed information about parking on campus, please visit the Maps and Parking webpage.

Fee: 

$225.00

Materials Fee:

 $30.00


Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
4/27/2024 - 4/28/2024 Weekly - Sun, Sat 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM Aptos, Aptos Main Campus  Map, Room: VAPA 2008 Melissa West