In this workshop, students will have the opportunity to learn block printing start to finish: concept, sketch, carving, and printing. They will learn the skills and techniques to create successful block print designs, and ways to carry on and advance their practice at home if desired. Students will leave with a small series of prints they created and the block they carved.
Lino Block Printing with Rose Jaffe; May 29; 6–9pm
Registration includes a fee of $15 to cover provided consumable materials.
- Date & Time: Friday, May 29, 6–9pm
- Instructor: Rose Jaffe
Rose Jaffe is a visual artist, with mediums spanning mural painting, ceramics, printmaking and digital illustration. Born and raised in the nations capital, Rose loves calling Washington, D.C. home. She earned her BFA at the School of Art and Design at the University of Michigan and has pursued an art career full time for the past five years after teaching middle and high school art in the city. She has painted over thirty murals nationally and internationally, including over 20 in D.C. Her art has been featured in over twelve publications, including the Washington Post and City Paper as well as NBC, CNN, and Channel 9 among others. Themes of her work include political activism, social justice, natural healing and spiritual grounding. She is dedicated to the work of harnessing the power of art to find connection, build community, spark conversation and create social change.