Join us for a festive celebration in our new PRINTMAKING studio! We will get in the holiday spirit by making linocut cuts, holiday cards and enjoying a pint.
Linoleum Printmaking, or Linocut, is a printmaking technique in which a design is cut into the surface of a linoleum block with a sharp knife, V-shaped chisel, or gouge, with the uncut areas representing a mirror image of the art to be printed. The linoleum block is then inked with a roller and impressed onto paper. Using these blocks and ink, you can create your very own greeting cards to send out this holiday season.
First, you'll get a demonstration of how to work with the tools and materials used in creating these one-of-a-kind prints. Then, we will test out our new skills on a small tester block. After getting a feel for the tools, we’ll carve up a small linoleum block fit for creating our holiday cards. Samples will be available for inspiration and stencils can be used for you to create unique art – or bring your own designs and ideas! After creating our linocuts, we’ll break out the ink and specialized rollers and get to printing! Each participant can expect to bring home 6 printed cards.
Join us for this special event to tap into your creative side and release your inner artist.
Seating is limited. First come, first served. Reserve your space now!
(Depending on timing, cards may require additional dry time. We're happy to hold them until they can be picked up.)