Introduction to Linocut Print Making - Oct 13
Pacifica's own Kristina Ayala of Pufferfish Press brings her printmaking talents to Craft+Work. In this four hour workshop you will be introduced to the process of developing and printing relief prints using linoleum specifically designed for artists. We will explore block preparation, designing and transferring your image, carving techniques, paper handling and printing without the use of a press. No experience necessary, all materials will be provided.
Sunday, October 13th 2019
12 noon - 4pm
Class cost: $90
$20 materials fee payable directly to Kristina on the day of class
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All materials will be provided for the $20 materials fee. Be sure to bring an apron or wear clothes that can get dirty just in case! Feel free to bring a couple of images, designs or drawing for inspiration.
About the instructor: Kristina Ayala is a printmaker from Pacifica. She earned her Art Degree from San Francisco State University in 2006. Kristina returned to printmaking in 2011 after joining the Fort Mason Printmakers. Kristina regularly participates in solo and group shows in the Bay Area. Most recently, she participated in 50/50 for the second time in 2017 at Sanchez Art Center with her series of black and white biodiversity totems and in 2018 expanded this series into a solo show at A Grape in the Fog. Kristina teaches Middle School Art in San Mateo and spends her free time at Sanchez Art Center as a volunteer for the Art Guild of Pacifica and studio member making her own work.
Instagram: @PufferfishPress
All class registrations are final. We require a 72 hour advance cancellation notice in order to receive credit for a future workshop. Because our instructors supply materials for each participant in advance, cancellations less than 72 hour in advance will not result in a class credit, but you can gift your spot to a friend and have them go in your place. No refunds will be given.
There may be instances when a class does not meet minimum enrollment and has to be cancelled. In these cases a full refund will be issued. Please see the FAQ section of our website for further information.