Woodblock Printing: Christmas Cards with Emilie

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What’s it all about?

Woodblock printing is one of the oldest printing techniques used for artistic expression, it is a simple way to make unique and replicable prints. This workshop will teach you how to make your first woodblock print, from carving the wood board, to hand printing your own cards.

What will we cover?

Choose a simple festive design to make cards for your nearest and dearest, feel free to look at holiday themed Instagram or Pinterest woodblock prints for inspiration. During this class, we will guide you through a step-by-step creative process. Upon completion, you will walk away with your own custom woodblock a few cards to send.

Emilie WalshWho will be teaching?

Emilie Walsh is a French-born, Melbourne-based artist and maker, currently finishing her PhD at the Victorian College of the Arts. Since 2014, Emilie has been developing her art practice, working with a range of media, from video to printmaking and 3D printing.

Emilie is also a comic book artist. She self-published her first graphic novel in 2018 with Tree Paper Comics. Emilie’s illustrations have also appeared in The Lifted Brow.