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Block Printing Workshop for Art-Cation!

art class

Block Printing Workshop for Art-Cation!

Paused until 14 June. To protect the health of our community, Airbnb Experiences in many regions are paused due to COVID-19. Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 6 people
Includes
Food, Drinks, Equipment
Hosted in
English
art class

Block Printing Workshop for Art-Cation!

art class

Block Printing Workshop for Art-Cation!

Paused until 14 June. To protect the health of our community, Airbnb Experiences in many regions are paused due to COVID-19. Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 6 people
Includes
Food, Drinks, Equipment
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

Spend your art-cation with me! Get your own table for your group of up to 6 at my Block Printing Workshop. You will be delighted with making a block print with your own hands from drawing, carving, inking and pressing. Learn all these steps in an Express block printing workshop with your own group or with other creatives. Go home with your own prints and the block you carved with your own hands so you can print more at home! +learn how to transfer a drawing onto a softkut rubber block +safely carve out the negative space (what will stay white) of a drawing +learn how to mix and roll ink onto your printing block +pull 5 (8x10") prints and 3 (5x7") cards from your relief blocks +all supplies are provided +bring a 2 color (black and white) drawing /image print out in the size of 4x6" which we will use for our SoftKut block to carve. +If you don't have an image you can use any of mine which I will print out. +a light snack and beverages are provided. +be prepared to be impressed with your skill, no drawing experience needed (we have tracing paper if you have an image you're inspired by). The studio at All Hands Workshops welcomes you with a curated Haven for the creative and those who crave Making something with the hands. Additionally it is located downtown with access to a diverse and hip collection of shops and restaurants to enjoy before or after the workshop.

Your host

Learn more about Joan

Joan

Joan Pranata Bogart is an illustrator and block printmaker who draws inspiration from nature, especially botanicals and wildlife. She has drawn for almost all of La Tourangelle's gourmet oil labels. It was after working at Google in San Francisco for 11 years that she switched gears to practice more art. She grew increasingly addicted to relief printmaking, mostly carving from linoleum and soft rubber surfaces, and finding a peaceful place for creativity and focus to intersect. She is thrilled to be a teacher of Block Printing at All Hands Workshops, and plays active part of the Santa Cruz art community. She has art shows at various local venues. Joan has a BA in Art Practice from University of California, Berkeley and practices printmaking in her backyard art studio in Santa Cruz where she lives with her husband and three young kids

What's included

Food
Light snacks and cookies by Big Bite Bakeshop
Drinks
Tea selection and water available. Feel free to bring your own coffee/soda/juice but this is a non-alcoholic event.
Equipment
+paper/tracing paper +Speedball linoleum cutting tools +Speedball rolling brayers water soluble printmaking ink in multiple…

Where you'll be

The workshop takes place in a studio (like All Hands Workshops). It is well-lit during the day and has its own sink (for print clean-up) and bathroom. After the workshop and your prints dry there are so many amazing, diverse, iconic and fun places to check out to continue your evening. The Museum of Art History; Abbott Square; Surf shops; Artisans Gallery; Stripe; Verve Coffee; Bookshop Santa Cruz; Mutari Chocolates.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 16 and up can attend. Don't be worried if you think you can't draw! Your carving skills will shine through and delight you, so no drawing skill is required. Also, this is not an exclusive event and other sign-ups will be in…

What to bring

Your creative confidence! And consider inviting a friend, partner, mom, dad, sibling...

More tips

Feel free to email me your image or ideas in advance of the workshop if you need help. I will check in a week before the workshop with an email containing the agenda and reminder of homework (bring an image, size 4x6"). If you forget to or would like to use my images I will have plenty for you

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Joan
Block Printing Workshop for Art-Cation!
New experience
£62/person
New experience
£62/person