Woodblock Printing at AVA

Experience the Lusciousness of Printing Ink

Learn by doing and by looking at the masters

Woodblock Printing (S17A12)                  

Price: $190,  Members $180 

This basic introduction to woodcut printing will use both wood blocks and soft-cut linoleum blocks. After reviewing how to prepare a wood block, participants will draw directly onto the block or transfer a simple sketch, then work the image using carving tools.

Explore mark-making

Prints will be made both by hand and with AVA’s Charles Brand etching press using water-based relief inks. Hand printing techniques that use simple tools and yield professional results will be emphasized in this class. The process is easily replicated at home or in your classroom.


Mmmm, smell the ink!

Pulling the print





Instructor: Roger Goldenberg  


Mondays, July 10 – August 14, 6:00 – 9:00PM

Enjoying the texture of the wood and making final cuts




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