Discover the history and cultural significance of Western and Far Eastern traditions in printmaking while you learn the process!
Create your own design and learn cutting and printing techniques to produce striking prints. Learn about print registration and how it applies to multi-colour printing and delve into the techniques as they apply to Wood block printing and the use of water colour in multi-colour prints. Starter kits available to borrow.
Come out for fun-filled evenings! Make new friends and have some laughs as you learn this new skill.
In Person – Beginner
Dates: Wednesdays, March 16, 23, 30
Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Location: Seniors on the Bow** (2nd Floor, Spray Lake Sawmills Family Sports Centre)
Number of Classes: 3
**Enter Spray Lake Sawmills Family Sports Centre (SLSFSC) at the west (Arena) door, then take the elevator or stairs to the 2nd floor. Follow hallway west, then south to the end.
Week 1: Introduction to tools and materials. Draw and transfer design. Start to carve.
Week 2: Finish carving design and do initial print.
Week 3: Final printing of designs. Introduction to woodblock prints.
Carving knives, Brayer ink roller, smooth surface, spoon for spreading, Speedy-Cut block, paper, ink .
If you prefer to supply your own materials, be sure to have EVERYTHING you need – tools, blocks, Brayer, suitable printing paper, etc.
Instructor Tony Bennett
Anthony is a teacher with a wide range of knowledge who loves to help expand his students’ knowledge and interests.
This course starts this evening and registrations are now closed.