Printmaking (Introductory Level) Adults

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Printmaking (Introductory Level) Adults
Date: 
Jan 16 - Feb 20, 2017 (Mondays, 6 weeks)
Time: 
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Instructor: 
Kate Boyle
Location: 
Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design
Fee: 
$80 plus HST (Members), $92 plus HST (Non-members)

This course is an overview and introduction to the various printmaking forms and is perfect for artists new to visual arts and/or printmaking. Aimed at beginners, this workshop will provide an outline of printmaking concepts and a sampling of printmaking techniques. A combination of demonstrations and hands on printmaking will offer insight into the printing press and the wide variety of techniques it can be used for. Students will become familiar with printmaking terminology and safety and how to pull a perfect print.

Discover how to print your own customized birthday cards and thank you cards. All of these are possible in this workshop. Follow up workshops more thoroughly exploring these techniques will be offered throughout the year. All studio tools and inks are included in the cost of the class. However students may be required to purchase or provide their own wood for wood blocking printing. Rubber, linoleum and specialized papers are avaible for purchase at the Center. Participants should bring their own pencils and sketchbook.

Originally from New Brunswick, Kate is an artist living in Sydney, Nova Scotia. Kate obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Mount Allison University. Her artwork has been displayed in several exhibitions across New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. Kate's focus has been centered on painting, printmaking, and stop-motion animation.

For more information on this program or to register, email tammy@capebretoncraft.com or phone 902.539.7491 ext 111.

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