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Philadelphia

6-Week Woodcut Wednesday Printmaking Workshop

A 6-week relief printmaking course in carving and hand-printing wood blocks with non-toxic inks.

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6-Week Woodcut Wednesday Printmaking Workshop
6-Week Woodcut Wednesday Printmaking Workshop

Time & Location

Feb 21, 2024, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Philadelphia, 127 E Phil Ellena St, Philadelphia, PA 19119, USA

About the class

Learn and advance your skills in carving a relief matrix, inking the block and printing on various substrates. We will explore carving, inking and printing techniques to obtain a range of textures, depth and contrast to create strong visual statements in your artworks. We will examine the conventional and contemporary practice of these techniques, to gain an understanding of how these tools can be applied in the expanded field of printmaking. We will consider how the medium and techniques utilized can serve the content of your work.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

  • To identify the difference between woodcut and other printmaking processes
  • To carve wood blocks safely using different techniques of mark-making
  • To ink your blocks in conventional and unconventional methods
  • To print your wood blocks by hand
  • To know the reasons for choosing your blocks and papers and the outcomes to expect
  • To gain an understanding of the role of woodcut printmaking in historical and contemporary contexts

This is a six-week workshop held in a non-toxic, cat-friendly home studio. Masks are optional.

Enrollment

  • Enrollment

    $45.00
    +$1.13 service fee
    Sale ended

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