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Inked Up: Introduction to Block Printing with Roby Leigh Summerfield
July 24, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
This workshop offers the essential components to creating unique relief block prints. Participants will learn how to carve linoleum, ink blocks, and print their own personal imagery. Demonstrations include imagery transfer, building texture, and instruction of the required tools needed to create their own prints. There will be plenty of hands-on work time and each participant will leave with several prints and the required skills to continue their printmaking journey. Open to all levels ages 14(+)
Roby Summerfield resides in beautiful Bakersville, North Carolina. She’s passionate about printmaking and draws inspiration from her enormous botanical collection. When she is not in her studio, she is actively involved in community service, playing with and loving her animals, and going to high school at Mayland Early College. Her most recent accomplishments include creating Bakersville’s first Little Free Library and participating in Toe River Arts massive scale wood block print workshop, Big Ink. Roby will be teaching this class with Liz Summerfield as her onsite supervisior.
When: July 24, 10AM – 2:30PM
Where: Double Island Studio, Green Mountain NC
Workshop fee: $65 all materials included