Blockprinting in Seattle

Blockprinting in Seattle
Program Series Field Excursions
When Nov 05, 2016 09:00 AM to Nov 06, 2016 04:00 PM
Where The Mountaineers-Seattle
Class Tuition $222.00
Clock hours 15.0
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Drawn images transferred to easily-carved rubber blocks turn into lively, bold black and white prints when inked up and printed onto an assortment of art papers.

From our classroom at the beautiful Mountaineers Seattle Program Center at Magnuson Park, you will learn step-by-step how to design for this classic method of relief printing by carving at least two small blocks. We harvest inspiration from iconic autumn images. After printing, optional watercolor tints may be added to the prints. Perfect for reproducing as illustrations, your artworks can be used in many other applications.

Students will need to purchase a set of carving tools and bring a few basic supplies, but many items will be provided by the instructor. There is a $17 equipment fee for this program. Bring sack lunches for both days as lunch breaks will be brief.

LEARNING CENTER ACCOMMODATIONS: Single, Double, Triple and Quad Accommodations are for families and groups who wish to guarantee lodging with specific individuals during their stay. Triple and Quad Accommodations will require use of an upper bunk, accessible by an easy-to-use ladder. Hostel pricing is the cost for sharing a room with up to three other participants. The number of occupants per room (1-4) will be determined based on the total number of hostel guests each night. We do not guarantee a room with your requested roommate under this option, and you may be lodged in a mixed gender room. Please do not select this if you have participants under 18 in your group.

The Learning Center campus features classrooms, a dining hall, a library, outdoor learning shelters, trails, a canoe dock and an amphitheater. Our three guest lodges have shared gender-specific bathrooms with showers and each room contains two sets of twin bunk beds, desks, wardrobes and wireless internet connectivity. Facilities and local trails are all ADA accessible and a personal mobility vehicle is available. Delicious, healthy meals incorporating local and organic foods are provided in our dining hall. If you have special dietary requirements or food allergies, we will gladly attempt to accommodate them with advance notice. Sorry, but we cannot accommodate pets.

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