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Intro to Relief Printmaking

November 7, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Instructor: Shelby Dawn Smith

Printmaking is an artistic process based on the principle of transferring images from a template onto another surface, most often paper or fabric.  In relief printmaking, the design is carved into a plate (i.e., lino, wood) and the plate is inked with a roller so the ink covers all but the carved out areas.  Printmaking is excellent for creating multiples (i.e., post cards, cards) with a handmade touch.  It requires minimal supplies and space, making it easy to do at home.

In this class, participants will learn the basics of relief printmaking using “easy-to-carve” lino blocks to create a series of projects to develop their skills.  Projects will involve printing on both paper and fabric.

This 4-week course for adults runs Saturdays from 10am-12pm, November 7-28.

Registration is required and you can register by contacting the Douglas Family Art Centre at (807) 467-2201 or emailing [email protected]. Payment will be required upon registration. The cost to register $150 +HST for non-members or $140 +HST for MUSE members. Limited to 8 participants. All materials are supplied.

All participants will be required to wear masks and social distance during the class.

Register early to avoid disappointment.


November 7, 2020
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Douglas Family Art Centre
224 Main Street South
Kenora, Ontario P9N 1T2 Canada
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(807) 467-2201
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