November 5, 2020 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
VIRTUAL: Linocut - Printmaking for Beginners

THURSDAY 4:00-5:30PM PT / 7:00-8:30PM ET
NOVEMBER 5, 12 & 19, 2020

Instructor:  Kelly Autumn

Join Kelly Autumn, an experienced Bay Area artist and printmaker for this special live virtual 3-session Zoom workshop course that will show you exactly how to create professional-looking linoleum block prints from home by hand.

This beginner’s course is perfect for young creative artists.  It will provide you with a simple step-by-step process to design single and multicolor linocut prints at home with water-based inks.  Learn about contemporary linocut using basic carving and printing techniques with Speedball inks and tools.  You will learn how to hand-pull prints and make a series edition of prints all your own!

Price includes: Newsprint for practice prints, lightweight printmaking paper, an assortment of water based inks, anti slip foam, transfer paper, unmounted linoleum block, pink linoleum block for practice.

Tools you need to gather: Bench hook, Linoleum carver tool with different nibs, black sharpie, pencil, plastic barren, 6″ brayer, ruler, soap and water and q-tips.

Tool rental available and includes: bench hook, linoleum carver tool with nibs, plastic barren and 6″ brayer.  $30 deposit.  Please email Lexi Bakkar.

*Kits will be available for pickup the weekend before the workshop

$120 Ages 18 and over

$30-120 Pay-What-You-Can Ages 17 and under

*Thanks to a grant from Sonoma Plein Air Foundation, we are able to offer this class, including materials, at a low cost for those under 18 years old.  Those who are able to pay more will be helping us fund additional similar programs.

Ages 13+

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Kelly Autumn

Kelly Autumn

Kelly Autumn is a multi-disciplinary, self-taught artist, turned printmaker originally from Santa Rosa.  She has spent the last two decades living and working as a creative within the East Bay.  A former shop owner, she has a BA in Fashion & Textiles from San Francisco State University.  Kelly has Certification in Printmaking Arts from Diablo Valley College and was the Teaching Assistant to Toru Sugita, Professor of Printmaking Arts & Chair of the Diablo Valley College Art Department.  She received a Presidents Award from DVC for her Mixed Media work, and is currently represented by the Compound Gallery in Oakland.  Recently Kelly completed a printmaking residency at the Sonoma Community Center in January 2020.