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Relief, Letterpress, Litho & Etching
Block Print a Pair of Throw Pillows
with Elizabeth Cogar
With your own design or one of ours, you'll use a rubber carving block to make a printmaking stamp. Choose from an array of ink colors and print your design on a pair of easy throw pillow covers that you'll sew and take home with you... then you can make more! All supplies provided.
ELIZABETH COGAR learned her improvisational teaching and making style from her artist mother. She works with textiles, exploring methods of dyeing, printing, hand-stitching, and sewing, and she runs creative events under the name of Makeshop (www.makeshop.co) and sells small batches of hand sewn and printed items (www.yippyskippy.biz).
Letterpress with Wooden Type
with Hillary Zell
Learn how to set letterpress type with letters large enough to see! We will make posters and use type as image. In this course, we will learn the basic letterpress process, inking and printing. Each student will produce multiple finished prints or to take home.
HILLARY ZELL is Assistant Director at Studio Two Three and an adjunct professor in the Graphic Design Department at Virginia Commonwealth University. Hillary attended Columbia College Chicago for graphic design and fell in love with book arts and printmaking while earning her degree. She is a Richmond native that has rekindled her love for printmaking in Virginia. Watch out, she will talk your ear off about her dog, Goose.