DATES Saturday, August 18, 2018
LOCATION: Oki Education Center
PRICE: $25 (Cost does not include museum admission)
Material Fee: $10 (cash payable to the instructor)
For ages 4th-8th grade
(Advance registration required)
Children under fourteen must be accompanied by their parent/guardian in the workshop. The parent/guardian is welcome to enroll in the workshop alongside their child.
Japan has a long, rich history of woodblock printing, called mokuhanga, dating back to the 11th century. The ukiyo-e genre of block prints flourished in Japan from the 17th through 19th centuries. The Morikami is offering a workshop with a modern twist on this ancient art form, carving and printing linoleum blocks to create unique and exciting imagery.
Each participant will carve and print a 8”x10” linoblock. All materials will be provided, and the technique will be easy for beginners while also challenging enough for advanced artists. Brian Reedy has been making block prints for over 25 years, and has taught this skill to students of all ages. It is a fun, unique and satisfying technique that anyone can enjoy.
Instructor Brian Reedy has been teaching this method for over 20 years, and offers an approach that is easily accessible for beginners, yet challenging for seasoned artists. Printing inks can stain clothes, so dress appropriately.
Brian Reedy is a Miami-based artist who specializes in block prints. His artwork has been shown in galleries and museums nationwide, and has been featured in several international art fairs in New York City, Chicago and Miami. He is currently represented by Galerie F in Chicago, and his work can be found at Woodcut Emporium on Etsy.com