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Printmaking from Tooled Leather

SO SORRY! WORKSHOP HAS BEEN POSTPONED

Instructor: Jim Weaver

Saturday & Sunday, June 8 & 9, 2019, from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

NEW DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED

Living in the heart of cowboy country, we’re surrounded by the trappings of the trade:  saddles, belts, boots.  But there’s another use for tooled leather—as a printmaking matrix.  Using leather can impart some unique textures on prints—marks that can be hard to make in other ways. Stamps can add small details like circles, animals, plants.  The leather can also be used for expressive line drawings, by cutting and outlining.  Or all of these can be combined.

 

Saturday

Honoring the traditions:

History and background

Making a traditional cowboy design as a gentle introduction to tooling leather

The first print

Examining the possibilities--Designing and tooling an original print

 

Sunday

Breaking with tradition:

Combining Pre-cut elements or Tooling original designs

Printing again

Collaboration print – let’s combine everyone’s work into one print

 

All supplies are included in cost.

 

$15 of the tuition goes towards food. We will supply beverages for the day plus a snack for our afternoon break... On Saturday, we will provide a homemade chicken salad for lunch, and on Sunday, we will bring in some pizza from Sauced on Paseo.

 

Minimum class size - 3 students; Maximum - 6 students. No experience necessary.

 

Deadline for enrollment June 4, 2019.

Minimum age - 16 years.

 

Fee: $165

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