Due to popular demand, we have decided to try out our first Ligatures workshop. Next month, we would like to host a lino carving & printmaking afternoon. At this point, nothing is set – we are trying to assess initial interest. Here are a few details:
-on either Sunday, March 23 or Sunday, March 30, Christopher Rouleau and Tanya Roberts (of Snap + Tumble letterpress) will host a three hour workshop on the basics of lino printing. During the course of the afternoon, you will learn the basics on transferring your design to lino, carving techniques, and the best ways to ink and press your work. -for the sake of consistency, we will offer a supplies package at the cost of $25. Your kit will include:
· one super soft 4" x 6" lino tile · 10 sheets of 5" x 7" white printing paper (you may bring your own paper if you'd like extra) · access to black, water soluble ink and a brayer (roller) · 1 Speedball lino carving tool (that you get to keep!) · access to other basic supplies (paper towels, wax paper, tape, etc.)
If you are interested in participating, please contact us no later than Friday, February 21st with:
· your preferred workshop date (if you can attend either date, please say so). We will choose whichever date is better for the majority of attendees. · any potential venue ideas - anywhere central with lots of natural light, big tables, and access to a sink.
Once we have this information, we will finalize the date, and then figure out the best way to set up the payment (which we would like to collect before the event to ensure attendance). We will have more details next week.
Please RSVP, and we'll get this rolling!
p.s. If you already have your own lino tools/supplies and would like to participate, please let us know, and we can make special pricing arrangements.