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Create your own design, cut and print blocks for greeting card and decorative purposes! We’ll design and cut linoleum blocks, ink them up, and then print on 8 by 11 card, fold for 5-1/2 X 8” cards and envelopes! The goal will be to produce two re-useable printing blocks and at least 10 cards in class.
Instructor Michele Leavitt is an award-winning artist with a BFA from RIT and an MFA from Cornell. She has taught at CCRI and at the RISD pre-college program and believes that “the idea is of the utmost importance – and everything you use,…all that you do must be in support of that idea.” Her work can be seen at micheleleavitt.com.
4 X 6” soft Linoleum block, block cutting tools (there will be some to share, too), 2B pencil, black fine tip sharpie pen, water based block printing inks, minimum 2 colors, paper towels and card stock paper for printing