AIGA Raleigh By Hand Programming Presents: BLOCK PARTY! An Intro to Block Printing with Lydia Kuekes
Have you ever wanted to try your hand at block printing but weren't sure where to start? This workshop will give you everything you need to create your first block prints and continue printing in the future. You'll receive hands-on instruction, time saving tips and tricks, and all the materials you need to start making beautiful block prints. You'll have a chance to design, carve, and print during this workshop, and we hope you'll be inspried to keep going with the tools and resources you'll take home.
How to design for block printing
How to transfer your image to block
How to carve your block
How to get the best printing results
Your own block printing tools including ink, brayer, linoleum block, tray, and carving tools
Your own prints and block to keep
Digital resources for advanced techniques, tools, and inspiration
Lydia Kuekes is a Durham-based lettering artist, illustrator, and graphic designer. She's Senior UX Visual Designer at VisionPoint Marketing in Raleigh, where she focuses on marketing for higher education. A strong believer in working with her hands and learning to incorporate more hand craft into digital design, she also serves as AIGA Raleigh Director of Design Empowerment, striving to bring you valuable programming to expand your design skills.
Hope to see you there!