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Exploring Linocut Printmaking and Monotype

Sorry, this class has been cancelled.

Date: April 30
Time: 10 am – 3pm (one-hour lunch break)
Registration Deadline: April 27
Location: GAAC

This class is designed to explore relief printmaking AND monotype. Students learn how to use linoleum, linocut tools, experiment with mark-making, carve, roll ink, and print by hand. Using color or black and white ink, students will discover how to create a blend roll, apply stencils and draw into the ink. The linocut will be printed on top of the monotype background. This combination of relief and monotype printmaking results in amazing, experimental one-of-a-kind prints!

Cindi received an MFA in Printmaking at Kendall School of Art and Design and was awarded a fellowship scholarship. Ford has won numerous awards at the local, national and international levels. Her work has been in galleries in Michigan, Indiana, Florida, New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, North Dakota, New Mexico, Rhode Island, Japan, and South Korea! Recently she was accepted into “The Society of Graphic Artists” in New York. Cindi was an adjunct professor in printmaking at Kendall School of Art and Design! In 2017 she moved to her cottage on the Torch Lake Bayou to pursue a full-time career in creating prints. cindiford.com

Linoleum, linocut tools, water-based ink, pencils, and paper will be provided.

Bring drawings, photographs of subject matter you are interested in: landscape, plants, flowers, the figure, abstract designs, etc.  The instructor will help transfer your idea to the linoleum block and teach you how to use the tools.

Please read the GAAC cancellation and refund policy here: http://www.glenarborart.org/terms-and-conditions/

To ensure the safety of our students and staff, we have implemented new procedures for our 2022 programs, to mitigate the spread of COVID and still allow participants to have a wonderful time creating art.

Class sizes will be limited to 12 persons or less for outdoor programs and 8 or less for indoor programs.
All students must wear face coverings inside the center.
Students and staff will wash and sanitize hands frequently throughout the day.
Common areas and touched surfaces will be sanitized regularly.

To keep pace with the evolving conditions related to the pandemic, any new policies or procedures for classes will be communicated.


April 30, 2022
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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