Fundamentals of Reduction Linocut

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Fundamentals of Reduction Linocut

New printmaking class opportunity! Fundamentals of reduction linocut.

Instructor: Eveline Kolijn
Dates: Two day workshop, Sunday, May 1 and 8, 2022
Times: 10:00am – 3:00pm

Workshop Description

Explore the colourful world of reduction linocut, a process that has artists printing multiple layers from one linoleum block, removing elements after each ink layer to build depth and detail in their image. Students will learn to use their tools for mark making that render even very simple designs into sophisticated prints. Learn how the reduction linocut process utilizes thin layers of ink to create a palette that is sure to bring dimension and impact to your artwork. This class is suitable for beginner and intermediate linocut printers that will cover all the basics and more! At the end of the course each participant should have the knowledge to continue relief printing at home.

Fundamentals of Reduction Linocut will cover:

  • How to design a multi layered linocut image.
  • Mark making, safe usage and care of linocut tools.
  • How to register your block and paper for multiple layers.
  • Hand printing techniques and how to print using a press.
  • Ink mixing, applying rainbow colours, effectively printing multiple layers of ink.
  • What you need for linocut tools and materials and where to source them locally.

Cost: ​$230.00 Supplies included, prices not subject to GST.
Participants: Class limited to eight
Ages: Adults 18+ Years Old

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Instructor Bio

Eveline Kolijn is a printmaker and installation artist living and working in Calgary. She received an MA in cultural anthropology from the Leiden University in the Netherlands in 1986 and a BFA from the Alberta College of Art+ Design in 2008 including the Governor General’s Award for academic achievement. She has participated in national and international exhibitions and residencies, public art projects and community engagement. She has been published in various scientific publications. She is an instructor at the Alberta University of the Arts School of Continuing Education. In 2018, she joined the Energy Futures Lab as a Fellow and in 2019, she received the AUArts Alumni Legacy award.

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