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Merry Making: Block Printed Cards

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Join Thea Gahr, printmaker and member of Justseeds for an evening of block printing cards. In this 3 hour workshop make a collection of cards using a "puzzle piece" block-printing technique. Thea will guide you through this unique way of printing with which you create multiple little blocks from a larger block that can be inked separately and puzzle pieced together. The designs you create will be interactive, overlayed and/or used to created expressive compositions.

Level 1 Block Printing: No prior block printing experience is needed.

During this class, students will design & print their own greeting cards. We will cover block printing techniques such as design, carving, tools, and inking.

Skills Learned

- Designing a printable image
- How to design & print images using multiple stamps
- Carving a rubber stamp
- Printing techniques
- Block printing tools & their uses

Maker Kits & Materials

A Block Printing Card Kit is included in the price of class & includes a set of 6 blank cards as well as a rubber block to carve and keep to use again & again!