THE COLOUR REDUCTION LINOCUT (INTERMEDIATE)
INSTRUCTOR: SUSAN GRANSBY
LOCATION: ARTEMIS STUDIO/GALLERY, DEEP COVE, NORTH VANCOUVER
DATES: SATURDAYS MARCH 1 & MARCH 8 2014
TIME: 1 P.M. – 4 P.M.
This workshop will consist of two 3-hour Saturday classes, held in the relaxed atmosphere of the beautiful Artemis studio/gallery.
Reduction linocut, a major method of colour relief printing will be taught and an edition printed.
The class is for students who have completed a beginners course or have basic experience cutting and printing a black and white block. They will bring their own carving tools, one lino block and three tubes of primary coloured (red, yellow, blue) water-based inks.
Paper will be supplied at $2 per 22×30″ sheet. All other supplies, plus tea and cookies, will be provided.
To register or for further information, please contact
Required supplies (all available at Opus):
Inks: Block printing water-soluble ink in
yellow (large tube) plus 2 or 3 colours
of your choice (small tubes):
Speedball 37 or 147 ml. tubes $3.90 or $10.30
or Printmasters 150 ml. tubes. $10.20
One tan Speedball linoblock – 6 x 8 inches
(or larger if you prefer). $3.30 each
SUGGESTION: Share tools & inks with a friend.
Bring a simple sketch using 3 or 4 colours.