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Reclaimed Block Printing

Saturday, August 12, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Instructor: Neeka Allsup

$28.00 – $35.00

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Materials saved from the landfill:
linoleum, paper, envelopes

Skills you’ll learn:
print-making, ink-making

Linocut is a printmaking technique, a variant of woodcut in which a sheet of linoleum is used for a relief surface. In this class you will literally be using linoleum salvaged from the landfill to carve your block. You will also learn a fast way to make your own print-making ink using Nori, a Japanese rice paste, pigment (we will use turmeric), and gin. We will print DIY style, pressing your linocut against salvaged paper and rubbing the back with a wooden spoon. We will give you the skills and materials necessary to print your own cards at home.


Class Policy

Cancellation Policy: Perennial reserves the right to cancel, combine, or reschedule classes to adjust for enrollment. If Perennial cancels a class, you may transfer to another class or receive a full refund.

Refund Policy: Notice of withdrawal from a workshop must be made at least 14 days prior to the start of the class. No refunds will be given for withdrawals made after that time. No refunds or credits will be given for classes missed due to illness, personal conflict, or other reasons. There are no exceptions to this policy. Please email classes@perennialstl.org if you wish to withdraw from a workshop.

Child Participation Policy: Curious about your creative, resourceful kiddo participating in the Perennial mission through a class? Since our classes are geared towards adult beginners, we will assess child participation on a class by class basis. Please email classes@perennialstl.org or call us at 314-832-2288 before signing them up. Please note that we cannot accommodate children younger than 12 years old. For children under 16 years of age, both the child and their guardian will need to purchase a ticket and participate in the class together.


Saturday, August 12, 2023
10:00 am - 11:30 am
$28.00 – $35.00
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3762 S. Broadway
Saint Louis, MO 63118 United States


Neeka Allsup