I'm pleased to offer a woodblock printing workshop at Traillworks, in Newton, NJ, on Saturday, March 23, 2013, from 1:00pm until 6:00pm. This workshop will be a lot of fun, and there is a special offer to make it an Artist Retreat and stay at The Wooden Duck Bed and Breakfast! Please see information and links below. Hope to see you there!
Woodblock Printing with Amanda Gordon Miller
When: Saturday, March 23rd | 1pm - 6pm
214 Spring Street
Newton, NJ 07860
Order tickets via Eventbrite: http://woodblockprinting-efbevent.eventbrite.com/
Learn the process of creating woodblock prints, or "woodcuts". Participants will create a line drawing on wood, then carving away the negative space to produce a bold, linear "key block". Participants will then transfer the design to a second block to carve and add color. Printing techniques will be introduced (specific techniques are listed below) as well as instruction on using non-toxic Akua inks. The woodblocks can then be used to print an edition or experiment with color variations.
Participants will have hands-on instruction in exploring a variety of techniques including:
This class will run from 1pm to 6pm and welcomes beginner & intermediate artists. These hours include set up, design, creation, clean up and a break for lunch. Please bring your own lunch or lunch may be purchased on your own at area eateries.
Early Bird (until midnight on February 24th): $155
Regular Registration: $165
Materials Fee: $65 (purchase separate tickets)
Make it an Artist Retreat: Stay at The Wooden Duck Bed & Breakfast during your Workshop and SAVE 10%
Save 25% on a one-night stay on any available room
or Save 30% on a 2-night stay!
+ Save 10% on a workshop at TraillWorks (use coupon code WOODENDUCK at checkout when purchasing workshop tickets)
Visit the Wooden Duck Bed & Breakfast to learn more. (http://www.woodenduckinn.com/)
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I'm a woodblock printmaker who is committed to a non-toxic (or less toxic) art practice. I started out as a painter but found my way to printmaking through a love of paper and process. I seem to be falling for papermaking in the same way. I went to Syracuse University, where I studied painting (BFA) and museum studies (MA). I was a Resident Artist at the Howard County Center for the Arts for five years and previously worked at the National Museum of Women in the Arts. This blog is for posting works-in-progress and new works, as well as a few creative projects I've done with my kids.