Linocut Cut Workshop with Daniel Gonzalez

Linocut Cut Workshop with Daniel Gonzalez

When:
June 15, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
2017-06-15T19:00:00-07:00
2017-06-15T22:00:00-07:00
Where:
Self Help Graphics & Art
1300 E 1st St
Los Angeles, CA 90033
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
323.883.6444
Linocut Cut Workshop with Daniel Gonzalez @ Self Help Graphics & Art | Los Angeles | California | United States

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.

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