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October 2021

Geometric Design Clinic with Speedball Demo Artist, Susana McDonnell

October 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Ages Teen-Adult All Levels Up your geometric and repeat pattern design game in this two-hour drawing clinic. Bring your pencils, rulers, compasses, and most importantly, erasers, and take your patterns to a new level! We will discuss shapes that tesselate, lines, curves, secondary patterns, and more! Note: there is NO printing in this workshop, just drawing. For more information, follow link or contact (617) 515-7048   ABOUT THE ARTIST Susana McDonnell is the owner of LinoCave, a Boston-based home studio…

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Fabric Block Printing-Virtual Workshop with Speedball Demo Artist, Susana McDonnell

October 23 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Ages Teen-Adult All Levels In this three hour virtual workshop we will learn the full process of designing, carving and printing on fabric. I will suggest that a tea towel is a great place to start, but a piece of quilting fabric would be just fine too. Any PRE-WASHED fabric item that lays flat and does not have any ruffles, textures or darts will work. We will go through the entire process together and I will teach you all of…

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Inking Clinic: Level-Up with Ombrés and Blend Rolls—Virtual Workshop with Speedball Demo Artist, Susana McDonnell

October 23 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Ages Teen-Adult Previous Block Printing Experience Required Bring your pre-carved block, your inks, tools and a fabric item or paper to print and lets spend two hours learning my signature ombré technique, a method of creating a multi-colored print using a single brayer and plexi and about how to achieve successful blend-rolls or gradients. We will discuss ink ratios and color combinations that work well together and troubleshoot pitfalls and problems. For more details, follow the event link or call…

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Carving Clinic—Virtual Workshop with Speedball Demo Artist, Susana McDonnell

October 24 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Carving Clinic Virtual Workshop Ages 13-Adult Some previous block carving experience required Ever look at someone’s Insta-perfect carve and wonder how they do it? Let’s spend 90 minutes together and to talk tools and tool care and practice a few different techniques to improve your carving skills. I will provide you with shapes to transfer onto linoleum, rubber or vinyl and bring a variety of gouges and we can work together to make your carving dreams come true! Note: there…

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