Saturday, July 25, 2020
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
*Lunch is no longer served by the MCAC due to State Guidelines on Covid-19
Join instructor Amber Gravett for making linocut prints! A linocut is a type of printmaking which involves cutting into linoleum with carving tools to make a relief image. The image is printed either by running the carved block through a press or by rubbing the back of the paper with a spoon. Multiple layers can be used to make different colors in the same image. Once the carving is complete, the linoleum can be used to make an infinite amount of prints.
Amber Gravett, Amber was born in Bloomington and graduated from Normal Community High School. She earned an Associates of Art at Heartland Community College and was the first ever recipient of the Joseph E. McCauley scholarship. At Illinois State University she earned a Bachelor of Science in Fine Arts with a concentration in drawing. Amber uses drawing as a foundation for all of her artwork, which ranges from animation and illustration to ceramics and printmaking.
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