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Continuing Education at PAFA

PR 600E Woodcut and Relief Printmaking

with Ronald Wyffels


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Printing from a drawing carved into wood or a linoleum block is the oldest and most straightforward form of printmaking. All aspects of the process will be covered, including drawing on the block, carving your design and printing black-and white and color prints. All levels welcome. (Tuition inlcudes a $20 lab fee)

Learning Objectives

  • Students will gain a basic understanding of the relief printing process.
  • ┬áStudents will acquire technical experience in preparing woodblocks & linoleum blocks to receive their drawn images.

  • Students will learn safe and smart cutting techniques for making their printing blocks.

  • Students will acquire technical expertise by way of proofing and printing their black & white and color relief prints, included learned skills in ink brayer use & press operation.

  • Students will learn printmaking professionalism including printing editions on clean registered printmaking paper, signing and numbering editions appropriately.

  • Students will learn the importance of image development through individual reviews and by exploring various possibilities with the process.

  • Students will develop critical visual and verbal skills by way of individual discussions with the instructor and with their peers.

  • Students will advance their individual art concepts and expand their artistic territory through new technique & material uses of relief printmaking.

Materials List Wyffels PR 600E

  • Jan 21 - Apr 14th, 2020
    Tue for 12 weeks from 1:00 - 4:00 pm

Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building

(215) 972-7600

128 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102 Get directions

Room: Print Shop

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