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Woodcut Workshop – Valerie Lueth
July 8 - July 12| $800
Dates: July 8 - 12, 2019
Tuition: $750 members / $800 non-members
Lab fee: $75
In order to reserve your space in the class, we require a $300 deposit.
Working artist Valerie Lueth of Tugboat Printshop shares her unique approach to woodcut printmaking, offering insight into drawing and carving techniques, transferring, registering and printing multi-block color, tool maintenance and more. Expand your application of traditional woodcut craft while experiencing Valerie’s intricate & spirited methods of block printing!
In class, Valerie will work with participants to create color woodcut prints using blocks of 3/4″ birch plywood; the number of color blocks and level of difficulty to be determined by each participant.
Studio Artist; Co-founder, Artist and Operator of Tugboat Printshop (Pittsburgh, PA); education: University of South Dakota, BFA; collections: Library of Congress (DC), West Virginia University (WV), Dahl Arts Center (SD), University of West Georgia (GA); published in People of Print (Thames & Hudson), Contemporary American Printmakers (Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.), PUSH Print (Lark Crafts & Sterling Publishing Co.), Illustrators Unlimited: The Essence of Contemporary Illustration (Gestalten, Berlin), Low Tech Print: Contemporary Hand-made Printing (Lawrence King Publishing Ltd.), New American Paintings; representation: Tugboat Printshop.