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October 2021

Stamp Camp-Six Week Virtual Workshop with Speedball Demo Artist, Susana McDonnell

October 17, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Ages: Teens-Adults Some Previous Block Carving Experience Required Let’s go on a stamping journey together! In this six-week class we will take our stamping to a whole new level. We will explore overlaps, transparencies, multi-part stamps, and stamps that overlap themselves. There will also be carving tutorials designed just for carving perfect stamps. This will be a deep exploration of color and different kinds of geometric patterns. We will meet for six consecutive Sundays from October 17th-November 21st from 11am-12:30pm…

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Geometric Design Clinic with Speedball Demo Artist, Susana McDonnell

October 17, 2021 @ 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, 2021 @ 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, 2021 @ 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, 2021 @ 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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March 2022

Bridges Not Borders – Puentes No Fronteras

March 4 - March 28
Dark Horse Art Bar, 756 East Washington Ave.
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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March 4th - 28th 2022 SGCI RECEPTION Friday March 18th, 2022 - 7pm An exhibition of Latino printed artwork from MANO a MANO ( part of Instituto Gráfico de Chicago - IGC ) and friends. MANO a MANO & IGC are dedicated to maintaining the critical activist tradition of Latino printmaking that unites communities of struggle around the world. It is inspired by the socio-political art of Mexico's Taller de Grafica Popular ( The People's Print Workshop ) and use their…

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April 2022

Surface Appeal with Fringe Benefits | works by Myles Calvert

April 8 - May 7
Arts Council of York County, 121 E Main St
Rock Hill, SC 29730
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Arts Council of York County - Center for the Arts | DALTON GALLERY Imagery of recognizable objects, such as toasters, spoons, and ottomans, are combined with specific colour harmonies to suggest a particular emotion based on individual experience. Similar to the ideals of Romanticism, the combination of object and colour reference a unique time period and emotional memory. The experience changes for each viewer based on their life experience to date. Colour palette preferences shift between the biological sexes, with…

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July 2022

Block Printing Beach Bag Workshop with Maria Frati

July 23 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Artspace, 201 East Davie Street
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States
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Create your own original print design on a handcrafted canvas tote bag. This class is a wonderful opportunity to get specific design feedback on your work and really create something unique and super high quality that you'll use for years to come. Plus it’s fun!! No drawing skills, sewing skills or print skills necessary! Total absolute beginners are welcome! All materials included in class fee. -canvas tote bag -fabric printmaking inks -printmaking tools Maria Frati is a printmaking and oil…

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August 2022

Intro to Lino Block Prints with Maria Frati

August 6 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Artspace, 50 Orange St
New Haven, CT 06510 United States
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Introductory class for people who want to explore what block printmaking has to offer. Participants will carve linoleum blocks and print richly textured and colorful works on a large flatbed press. We will cover different carving techniques, inking strategies and how to create colorful gradient rolls. If you enjoy dynamic patterns, design and color this is a great class for you! Absolute beginners are welcome! ALL materials included in class fee. -Linoleum -Carving tools -Oil based inks -Printmaking papers -Newsprint

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