Learn the tools and basics involved in carving soft linoleum. The material is easy to work with and allows any beginner to create a print with very little effort. This workshop will show you how to transfer your drawings or pre-existing images onto the lino, and focus on a few carving techniques that will transform your drawing into a beautiful carved print.
Lino (Linoleum) Carving Workshop – An Introduction to Lino Block Carving and Printing
Duration: 3.5 hours
Cost: $80, materials are included
Instructor: Michael Viglione of Kid Icarus This class will introduce you to the basic methods of linoleum carving. All tools, lino material, paper and ink will be supplied, even some imagery; in case your stuck on ideas or drawing is not your forte.
You will leave this workshop with: – A carving tool and few greeting cards and/or gift tags that you have created using your new carving knowledge!
Feel free to bring along a 4”x 6” digital print out of a drawing or image you would like to carve. It doesn’t have to be a negative or printed in reverse, it will be used to trace and transfer onto your block.
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