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Print & Letterpress X Summer Session 4

JULY 2–14, 2023
Karen J Revis
Intro to Linocut

This introductory workshop will teach you all you need to know to create beautiful linocuts: from first draft to final print. We’ll explore various ways to compose an image and translate it into a drawing for a linocut. Demonstrations will cover the complete process: how to transfer the drawing onto the linoleum block, how different carving tools are used, what paper to choose, tearing paper, and using a press. A slide presentation of linocuts by favorite artists will provide inspiration. Discussions and experimentation will be encouraged. Students can expect to complete editions of one or two prints. Beginning level. Printmaking studio. 

Studio artist; member of Black Women of Print and the Black Artists + Designers Guild; residencies: Haystack (ME), Morgan Paper Conservatory (Cleveland), Pyramid Atlantic (MD), Women’s Studio Workshop (NY), BACAS (Italy), Penland Summer Residency Fellowship, Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop Studio Immersion Project Fellowship (NYC), Henry Street Settlement (NYC); exhibitions: International Print Center (NYC), Project: Artspace (NYC), Sears-Peyton Gallery (NYC); publications: The Art of Encaustic Painting by Joanne Mattera. | @revisionaryprints | @karenjrevis_studio

Karen J Revis, Man with Flowers, linocut, 40 x 28 inches
Karen J Revis, Man with Flowers, linocut, 40 x 28 inches