Printmaking

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    Hand-carved Block with Watercolor: Night Sky with Watercolor Resist

    Wednesdays, November 7 / 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
    and Wednesday, November 14 / 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

    Hand-colored linocut prints combine the dramatic presence of a linocut with the versatility and vibrant hues of watercolor painting. During the first session of class students will learn will the basics of carving and printing a linocut print by hand. Students will carve into traditional battleship gray linoleum as well as the newer Gomuban carving substrate. An oil-based relief printing ink will be used to create the perfect resist week two, when watercolor and colored pencil techniques will be utilized to brighten up the black and white prints. Students will leave with a set of varied and vibrantly-colored prints. *Supply list.

    Instructor: Katherine Case
    Ages: Adult (15+) / All Levels

    $95 General / $85 Museum members

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    Holiday Cards: Wood Type Printing on the Press

    Saturday, December 1 / 10 am - 4 pm

    Letterpress print your holiday cards using antique wood and metal type on Katherine's Vandercook letterpress. During this fun day at Katherine's studio, Meridian Press, you will learn the basics of letterpress printing: setting type, locking it up in the press, mixing ink and completing an edition of up to 25 two-color greeting cards. Envelopes will also be included. Please bring an apron and some ideas for holiday cards. We will also look at at plenty of samples for ideas during class.

    Instructor: Katherine Case
    Ages: Adult (15+) / All levels

    $95 General / $85 Museum members