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Linocut Workshop: Tuesdays in October

Val Loewen Linocut Workshop: Tuesdays in October

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C$ 309.00 Excl. tax

Tuesdays from October 1 to 22, 2019, from 6pm to 9pm
Instructor: Val Loewen
Level: Beginner
Materials are provided

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Join Val Loewen to explore relief printing through linocut. In this process, carving tools are used to create positive and negative shapes on a lino block, the block is then inked with a brayer and printed. In this class students will learn the basics of carving and printing a lino block using a printing press, hand printing methods will also be covered. Students will have the option of creating a single or multi-block print.

Val Loewen is a Vancouver based artist and printmaker. She holds a BFA from NSCAD University in Halifax where she focused on printmaking and sculpture. She has worked as a collaborative printmaker and print technician in various printmaking studios in Vancouver since 2013. Her practice incorporates a variety of print mediums including intaglio, lithography, screen, relief, and photo-based processes. Her work has been exhibited in Vancouver, Alberta, and Arizona. She has previously taught classes in intaglio, photo-lithography, and photo-etch. Val is currently a print technician at Malaspina Printmakers Society.