PR 600E Woodcut and Relief Printmaking
with Ronald Wyffels
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)
- Students will gain a basic understanding of the relief printing process.
Students 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.
Jan 21 - Apr 14th, 2020
Tue for 12 weeks from 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building
128 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102 Get directions
Room: Print Shop