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Patterns and Prints with Linocut
Patterns and Prints with Linocut

Tue, Jul 26



Patterns and Prints with Linocut

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Jul 26, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Cleveland, 1754 E 47th St, Cleveland, OH 44103, USA


Referencing Marimekko’s pattern prints on the fabric, workshop participants will learn to carve patterns on linoleum blocks at home and use these stamps to create pattern prints for postcards, wallpaper, wrapping paper, textiles, and more. From preparing drawings, transferring images to blocks, carving, consideration of printing paper, and printing, each step of the process will be covered. A printing press is not required, all you need is a linoleum block, a favorite object for reference, and a passion for carving! Participants will complete two pattern prints and a class collaborative one-page zine.

Instructor Bio:

Jungmin Lee is a printmaker and art educator based in Philadelphia, PA. She received her BFA in

Printmaking from Hongik University in Seoul, South Korea and MFA in Printmaking from Tyler

School of Art & Architecture, Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. She is currently an adjunct

professor of studio art (Printmaking) at Villanova University. She also teaches printmaking at various institutions such as Cairn University, Fleisher Art Memorial, Portside Arts Center, and EFA Robert Blackburn Print Shop. She used to manage a print shop as a fob-holder at the Second State Press in Crane Arts.

She is a Resident Artist at Portside Arts Center in Cherry Street Pier and was a Fall 2020 Artist-in- Residence recipient at Tiger Strikes Asteroid in Philadelphia, PA. Jungmin has shown her work in many international venues, including The Lilley Museum of Art, Reno, NV; Tenant Gallery, Philadelphia, PA; Temple Rome Gallery, Rome, Italy; Galerie New Image, Paris, France; ANDLAB Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; Ecorock Gallery, Seoul, South Korea; Dennis W. Dutzi Gallery, Long Beach, CA.; Gyeonghuigung of Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea; Hongik Museum of Art (HOMA), Seoul, South Korea; Stella Elkins Tyler Gallery, Philadelphia, PA; Le Carrousel de Louvre, Paris, France.

Student Supply List:

1. Any size of Speedy cut carving block

2. Linoleum cutter/ carving tools

3. Rubber brayer - small, medium, or big size depending on your print size

4. Block printing ink - any color you want to print with & water soluble recommended

5. Acrylic plate - for spreading ink on

6. Printing papers - “Rives BFK, Stonehenge, Fabriano, Fabriano Rosaspina, Hahnemuhle,

Japanese washi paper” recommended

7. Newsprints

8. Rice spoon or any kind of sturdy spoon to rub

9. Pencil or Pen

10. Scissor

11. Object you want to make patterns of - Photo reference is okay too

12. Drawing book

13. Phone camera

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