Block Printing Class with Don Hudgins
Class I, Block Printing Layout and Carving
July 10, 10-noon, $40
In this class you will learn image transfer and carving techniques for soft carve block printing. These techniques can be applied to card and bookmaking as well as prints. You will learn important concepts such as image reversal, digital image preparation, and speed carve block preparation. A second session will be scheduled for printing and masking techniques.
Class II, Polychrome Block Printing
July 31, 2-4pm, $40
In this class you will learn techniques for making polychromatic prints with aqua-based inks. Demonstrations will include mask making, inking, and formatting. Also included will be demonstrations of printing using frottage hand press, and roller press. Topics will include making and utilizing proofs, sealing, and ink best practices.
Note: All regular priced supplies are available at 20% off from Art Department for this class.
- Calligraphy pen holder
- Carving bits
- Carving sets (Niji)
- Speedball 5.5 x 4" soft carve block
Instructor will provide/demonstrate hand press, roller press and simple low cost options.
- Watercolor paper
- Speedball inks
- Assorted brushes
- Xacto knife
- Masking tape