Introduction to Color Reduction Woodcut

August 6 - August 10, 2021

Introduction to Color Reduction Woodcut

$695.00

Details Fee Breakdown:
Tuition: $615
Material Fee: $50
Registration Fee: $30

Learn the skills of registration, carving a woodblock with relief tools and understand how to construct a graphic image with principles of figure and ground. The objective will be to use a matrix and produce multiple prints from the same block to reveal color from each layer. We will use non-toxic inks and there will be color assignments that relate to developing your unique voice in woodcut. This workshop is perfect for anyone wanting to try woodcut for the first time and for those who want to further develop their visual language in a new medium.

Level: Beginner and Beyond
Workshop Levels

Definitions of Skill Levels for Workshops

  • Beginner and Beyond: Introductory level course that presents basic knowledge of tools, materials and techniques and is geared towards first timers or those who want to improve and expand their technique. It takes time to build skills.
  • Advanced Beginner and Beyond: Instruction that assumes some familiarity with tools, materials and equipment. Includes reviews and builds on basic skill sets, allows for those with more experience to work at their own pace. Further development of fundamentals, participants have had at least one class or equivalent with professional instruction.
  • Intermediate: Course content that assumes a working knowledge of basic studio tools, materials and equipment necessary to accomplish the projects and techniques to be explored. Participants feel comfortable in the studio setting.
  • Intermediate to Advanced: Course content that requires a proficient working knowledge of studio tools, materials and equipment necessary to accomplish the projects and techniques to be explored in class.
  • Advanced: Assumes proficiency and advanced working knowledge of materials and studio tools and equipment so that the focus is on artistic narrative and/or technical development.
Ages: Adult

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ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

Dominique Ellis

Dominique Ellis received her M.F.A. in Printmaking at Tyler School of Art in 2013. She was awarded a U.S. Fulbright student scholarship for Egypt for printmaking, as well as an Arabic language grant for 2009-2010 and was based in Cairo, Egypt. She served as a U.S. Peace Corps volunteer in Morocco, from 2006-2008, working for the Moroccan Ministry of Handicrafts. She is currently the Retail Manager and Gallery Coordinator at The Clay Studio in Philadelphia, PA. www.dellisdesign.com

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