Intro To Block Printing: Carve & Print Your Own Designs (ONLINE CLASS) $78

Block printing is one of the oldest forms of printmaking. It offers a relatively simple method for creating your own graphics and patterns, and thankfully only requires a handful of tools and supplies to produce your own prints. In this online version of our introduction to block printing class, you will create your own graphic or pattern design, then learn to transfer it to a Speedy Carve block to produce a linocut stamp. Next, you will experiment with using different water soluble inks and your new stamp as you print your image on a variety of surfaces, including nice cardstock, a Moleskine journal, and even a cotton tote bag! Each student will make one medium stamp and several prints in class, but will have the tools to make as many additional stamps and prints as they want!!

How to attend this online class: This class will be taught via Zoom video call. You may download Zoom for your desktop or mobile device here. You will also need an internet connection strong enough to stream audio and video. After you register for this class, we will email you a link with details on how to join.

Supplies Needed: For this class, you will need one of the WorkshopSF Block Printing Kits. This kit includes one Speedball Starter Block Printing Kit, 3x additional cutters, 2x additional tubes of ink (blue and red), one Moleskine Cahier Cardboard Journal, one cotton tote, several sheets of nice, heavy card stock and practice paper. You will need to provide paper towels for clean up, and a paper plate to mix ink on. One WorkshopSF Block Printing class kit is included in the price of the ticket.

IF WE ARE SHIPPING YOU A CLASS KIT, PLEASE NOTE: Upon purchase of your class ticket, you will receive an email with a link to a Google Form. PLEASE fill out and submit this shipping form as soon as possible. Class kits will be shipped approximately 5-7 business days prior to class time, and normally take 1-3 business days to arrive. You will receive a tracking number via email once your class kit is shipped.

The rules / important stuff: For our online classes, we have a strict 72-hour cancelation policy for each class, and a NO RETURNS POLICY for the class kit. BUT, the good news is, if you miss your class, you’ll still have access to a video recording of that class for up to three months.  Also, if you need to switch into an earlier / later session of your class, please just email us at least three days prior to class time and we will happily get you moved into the desired session.   All classes are still 21+ unless you email for permission. If any questions, please email us at info AT workshopsf DOT org.

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