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 tea towel or tote bag. We will cover block printing techniques such as design, carving, tools, and inking.
- 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!