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Teen Studio: Linoleum Block Prints with Erin Cunliffe

October 27, 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 17, 2021

Workshop Information

Dates: Wednesdays, October 20 – November 17

Time: 3:30 – 5:30

Location: Five Points Arts Center Print Lab

Ages: 13-17

Cost: $150

Class Cap: 8


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Workshop Description

Learn how artists create unique prints, from ideas to finished products! We will explore the process of linoleum block printing in this five-week class, learning how to create a composition, carve a block, and print in both black and white and color. Materials are included; bring a t-shirt or reusable bag to print and wear your artwork!


Provided Materials

  • Linoleum block
  • Carving Tools
  • Clear Gloss Spray Paint
  • Ink
  • Brayers
  • Solvents
  • Newsprint
  • Transfer Paper
  • Printmaking Paper
  • Sharpie (black)
Minimum required supplies
  • Sketchbook
  • Pencil and eraser


Instructor Bio

Growing up in a small town in New England, illustrator and printmaker Erin Cunliffe found a love for making art very early in life. Cunliffe grew up reading picture books and watching cartoons with her older brother. The images she saw in her picture books left her mesmerized and sparked her creative career. Cunliffe has spent her time exploring mediums of all kinds ranging from traditional painting techniques and different forms of printmaking. She has also begun to illustrate digitally. Cunliffe has recently earned her MFA in illustration through Hartford Art School’s Low Residency MFA in Illustration program. Cunliffe draws inspiration from many places. Her influences include pop culture, politics, art history, traveling, and the stories she would make up as a child. Her style inspirations range from the animated films and shows she watched growing up in the 90s to Japanese woodblock prints and ink paintings.

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October 27, 2021
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Five Points Art Center
855 University Drive
Torrington, CT 06790 United States
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