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Printing on Different Fabrics Clinic-Virtual Workshop
January 23, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Ever wonder why you were able to print something beautifully on one type of fabric and it is grainy and light on another? There is an infuriating answer to that—every fabric prints differently. In this 90 minute workshop we’ll bring our favorite block, inks and brayers, and scraps of different fabrics and work through inking for different fabric types to achieve optimal results on all! Note: there is no design or carving in this class, just practice of inking techniques.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Susana McDonnell is the owner of LinoCave, a Boston-based home studio focused on geometric pattern design and block printing on fabric. She holds a BFA from the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University and is a lifelong artist who has studied and taught many mediums including, but not limited to glassblowing, neon, wood, drawing and watercolor. Despite the fact that block printing is one of the few mediums she has not formally studied, the allure of it inspires her to teach and explore it further every day. She is the co-host of #printersolstice, a prompt-based printmaking campaign that inspires printmakers around the world to create during the winter solstice and is also a Speedball Demo Artist.