Frederic W. Goudy Lecture & Workshop, Scripps College

February 2, 2005

Saturday, March 26 at 7:30 PM
“Tom Killion’s Woodcut Prints of the California Landscape: Adapting Japanese Techniques to Letterpress Printing”
Humanities Auditorium, Scripps College Campus
Claremont (Southern California)
(909) 607-3866
Tom will show slides of his recent work and printmaking techniques, focusing on his High Sierra series and multi-block coastal landscapes. Free and open to the public.

March 26-27, 2005
Printmaking Workshop: “Making Japanese-Style Woodcuts on the Letterpress”

Scripps College Press
Claremont (Southern California)
(909) 607-3866

This two-day workshop will provide a hands-on introduction to Killion’s methods of blending Japanese-style woodcut printmaking techniques and letterpress printing using oil-based inks. On the first day, Tom will introduce students to Japanese carving tools and their use, and students will spend the day carving a wood or linoleum “key” block. At the end of the day, the key block image will be transferred to a second “color” block, which students can begin to carve as well. The second day will be devoted to printing a two-color image from students’ blocks, using the key block registration technique on Vandercook proof presses. Blocks, tools, inks and Japanese papers will be provided. Students are encouraged to bring a 5×7 design for a relatively simple two-color image.

9:30-4:30 each day. Limited to 12 students. $175.00 includes most materials.
Call (909) 607-3866 for information or send check directly to: Scripps College Press, 1030 Columbia Avenue, Claremont CA 91711 to insure a place.

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