PEOPLE’S PRINTMAKING WEEK
Linocut Cut Workshop with Daniel Gonzalez
Thursday, June 15, 2017 | 7PM to 10PM
Fee: Donations Based
Instructor: Daniel Gonzalez
The workshop is an entry level session where participants will learn the basic of carving lino blocks and printing techniques. Participants will create their own 5×7 print. ADULTS ONLY
Linocut is a printmaking technique, a variant of woodcut in which a sheet of linoleum (sometimes mounted on a wooden block) is used for a relief surface. A design is cut into the linoleum surface with a sharp knife, V-shaped chisel or gouge, with the raised (uncarved) areas representing a reversal (mirror image) of the parts to show printed. The linoleum sheet is inked with a roller (called a brayer), and then impressed onto paper or fabric. The actual printing can be done by hand or with a printer.