Friday Night Art Series


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Linocut Printmaking

In this beginning workshop, you will learn how to design, carve, and print a traditional linoleum block.  The instructor will guide you through the process of transferring your idea, carving with multiple blades, as well as printing your final carved design onto paper.  You will leave with the skills to print more designs at home or in your studio.

Linocut is a relief form of printmaking similar to woodcut. An image is created by carving into a sheet of linoleum with various blades. The surface of the carved block is then inked with a roller and impressed onto paper by hand burnishing. Artists like Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse used this process in their own creative work. All Materials included.

Date & Time: June, 21, 2019 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Cost: $50 - Register at Eventbrite

Ages: 12+

Instructor: Renate Mairie

Renate Mairie is an art educator, entrepreneur, and artist.  She earned her undergraduate degree in printmaking and art history from CU Boulder and her graduate degree in psychology from Regis University. Renate teaches a variety of printmaking mediums and also offers group and individual art therapy, with a focus on issues of adoption.  Her latest community project, The Continuous Line Printmaker’s Collective is a venue for subconscious dialogue through creative collaboration.