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Making a Good Impression – Linocut Printmaking

with Michelle Wiebe

September 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Price: $100.41

In this class, students will learn the basics of linocut printmaking. The instructor will teach students about composition, safe cutting techniques and how to pull prints. Participants will leave with a variety of hand-printed projects, their own carved blocks as well as the skill to practice at home using basic art materials. Excellent for beginner and intermediate linocut students.

Audience: This workshop is suitable for both beginners with a desire to start printing or intermediate artists wishing to develop a more in-depth printmaking practice!

Supplies:

• All supplies are included. You may choose to bring your own images to use as references during the workshop.

• If you have your own set of linocut tools, feel free to bring them with you to class (even if you haven’t used them before!)

• A notebook/sketchbook + pen for taking notes

• Reading glasses if you need them for fine work

• Please bring a lunch and a water bottle for the day. Located in a rural community, the Leighton Art Centre is a 15 to 20-minute drive away from the nearest convenience store or quick-stop for lunch.

Registration cost: $ 100.41

Did you know that Members of the Leighton Art Centre get 10% off the registration cost of all workshops and kids’ summer camps?  Please visit https://leightoncentre.org/join-us/become-a-member/.

Cancellation and Refund Policy: Please note there is a NO REFUND policy on all Leighton Art Centre workshops. A refund will only be issued to participants if the workshop is cancelled by the workshop coordinator due to insufficient enrollment, extreme weather conditions, or Covid-19 restrictions. Workshops may be cancelled prior to the start date and participants will be notified via email and/or phone, and a full refund will be processed.

Withdrawal from workshops for medical reasons must be accompanied by a doctor’s medical note or a positive COVID 19 rapid test and must be received by the Leighton workshop coordinator prior to the workshop start date to be qualified for a full refund.

Artist Biography: Michelle Wiebe is a Cochrane, Alberta-based artist focused primarily on painting, printmaking and letterpress. With a great fondness for all things print, you can find her fixing rusty presses or spending time printing at Alberta Printmakers. Michelle is a passionate instructor with a deep love for teaching, she makes it her goal that students leave her class with quality work and the confidence to continue building their new skills

www.michellewiebe.com

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Details

Date:
September 24
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
$100.41
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Venue

Leighton Art Centre
282027 144 Street West
Foothills, Alberta T1S 0Y4 Canada
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Phone:
403-931-3633