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Woodcut: As Detailed As It Gets

June 15 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$379.00

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$ 379.00
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A 4-Day In-Studio Workshop!

Wednesdays, June 15, June 22, June 29, and July 6, 6pm-9pm

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About this Workshop:

Woodcut is considered to be the earliest of all printmaking methods. Students will directly draw their image onto a 16”x20” woodblock. They will begin carving their block after having different types of line carving demos to demonstrate the use and execution of black and white lines in the creation of an image, followed by printing their block. The emphasis in this class is to introduce the novice to the following techniques: types of wood, surface preparation, image design, carving techniques, tool maintenance, inking, and pressing a print. Students are encouraged to design their own image and can expect to complete a small edition of black and white prints at the completion of the workshop.

Level: All levels welcome – no previous printmaking experience necessary

Registration closes June 5, 2022.  Material fees are included with your registration, though a list of additional items needed to be gathered/purchased will be sent with your confirmation.

Sample images by Jun Lee.

CLASS MATERIALS LIST:

Registration includes a $75 materials fee to cover consumable materials provided in class, including wood blocks, sandpaper, ink, gloves, and newsprint. Students will need to supply additional materials of their own, including:

YOUR INSTRUCTOR:

Jun Lee is a printmaker who works in large format woodcut utilizing animals as metaphors to convey competition in our daily lives. Lee is a DC Art Bank Grant recipient from 2019–2022, awarded by the Government of DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities. She was the Printmaking Artist in Residence at the Lee Arts Center (VA, 2014–2021), Montgomery College Takoma Park/Silver Spring (MD, 2018), the winter resident at Penland School of Crafts (NC, 2017–2020), and the Denbo Fellow at Pyramid Atlantic Art Center (MD, 2017). Lee attended the Minneapolis College of Art & Design where she earned a BFA in Illustration in 2002, and a Post Baccalaureate in Printmaking in 2004. In 2007, She received her MFA in Print Media from Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, MI. Lee’s work has been exhibited nationally and internationally and she has taught printmaking classes at multiple locations. Learn more about her work at junleeprints.com and follow her on instagram @junieleelee.

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