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A two-day intensive linoleum block carving workshop taught by Katharine in her Portland, Maine studio.
This class will be held on April 13th and 14th, 2024 in Katharine's Portland, Maine studio.
Tuition includes two days of class, all required materials, two lunches, and a Saturday cocktail hour.
This class will cover the basics of linoleum block carving, starting small and working up to a more advanced large block by the end of the weekend. No previous printmaking experience required, but students with experience are also welcome.
We will start by learning about the tools and techniques of linoleum carving, testing out different materials and practicing different styles. We will run test prints on Katharine’s proof press, learning to ink the blocks and discovering what works best when designing your piece.
After test carvings and prints, we will move on to carving a larger block, before printing it at the end of the class on fine art paper.
Class runs Saturday and Sunday 10-4, and includes lunch both days and a wine and cheese cocktail hour after class on Saturday. All materials included, and you will go home with your carved blocks and your finished fine art piece at the end (time and carving speed permitting).
This class is non-refundable. Class is limited to eight students and will run even if it isn't full.
We will not be offering refunds for illness, or travel delays or cancellations, and we strongly recommend buying travel insurance that will cover the cost of your trip in case of disruptions to your plans. The class *is* transferrable between people if you wish to purchase it as a gift or give your place to someone else. The class *is not* transferrable between dates.
We will keep participants informed about updated Covid protocols by email.
Once you are registered, we can help recommend hotels or Airbnbs as well as activities in Portland. You can also check our "Maine" story highlight to see some of our favorite Maine restaurants, shops, and beaches.
Feel free to bring source images or ideas that you are inspired by, but we recommend keeping an open mind on what you’d like to make until you get a feel for the materials.
We will be following up by email with more details closer to the date!