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Introduction to Printmaking

February 25 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm


In this one-day workshop, intended for the beginner to novice, we will sample a variety of printmaking techniques including monotype, collagraph, drypoint and working with carborundum using a plexiglass plate. We will go through the full process from mapping out a design, preparing the plate, then printing on the press. We will discuss composition, layering, and different ways to work with your finished prints. The day will also cover printmaking safety and orientation of our print space. All materials included. Please bring an apron.

This workshop is a prerequisite for those wishing to join our open studio printmaking group.

Meet Your Instructor
Francesca’s background is in printmaking, but she also has a love for collage and book arts. Her work usually features bright colors and patterns, and she enjoys combining different techniques together. She holds a BA in visual arts and theatre from Vancouver Island University, and she also teaches at Nanaimo Ceramic Arts and the Artists in the Schools program with the Nanaimo Art Gallery.


Arts Council of Ladysmith & District
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444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith
444 Parkhill Terrace
Ladysmith, V9G 1V6
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