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Relief Block Printmaking Workshop with Susan Vitali

KATSUSHIKA HOKUSAI (1760-1849) <i>South Wind, Clear Dawn (Red Fuji)</i> from the seires <i>Thirty-six Views of Fuji</i>, ca. 1831-33. Color woodblock print, 10 1/8 x 15 inches.

KATSUSHIKA HOKUSAI (1760-1849) South Wind, Clear Dawn (Red Fuji) from the seires Thirty-six Views of Fuji, ca. 1831-33. Color woodblock print, 10 1/8 x 15 inches.

Class meets on Saturday and Sunday, July 31 and August 1, from 12:30-4pm.

Redux is collaborating with The Gibbes Museum of Art, and printmaker and Redux Studio Artist Susan Vitali for this specially tailored 2-day workshop. Participants will have a full experience of relief block printmaking, a guided tour of The Gibbes exhibition Lasting Impressions: Japanese Prints from the Read-Simms Collection, and a hands-on workshop creating relief prints of their own designs.

$240 for Members, and $300 for NonMembers. *Member pricing applies to Gibbes and Redux Members.*

This price includes a guided tour of this exhibition at The Gibbes, as well as all block printing materials (provided by Redux). We do ask that students supply their own sketchbook and drawing materials/pencils.

Schedule:
July 31, Saturday @ The Gibbes (135 Meeting Street)
– 1 hour Collection tour
– 1 hour Sketching ideas in the galleries
– 1.5 hours Transferring designs to blocks, carving demonstration, and begin carving

August 1, Sunday @ Redux Contemporary Art Center (1056 King Street)
– 1 hour Complete carving
– 30 min. Printing demonstration including mixing ink, applying to ink to roller, applying ink to block, lining up block to paper with press grid, press use, repeating process
– 2 hours Making prints and trouble shooting problems, how to sign prints, clean-up

Please note:
– Class size is limited to a maximum of 6 participants.
– Masks/face coverings will be required for unvaccinated students for COVID compliancy.

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