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REDUCTION RELIEF-Our Next Class At Highpoint

Well it's on to our next class at Highpoint. The neat thing about these classes is that even though each class is the next step in a process we have learned, it is not necessary to have taken those classes. So that means that if you've never taken a printmaking class, you are very welcome to join us for this class. What I can tell you is that every time we have a class, some really impressive prints are created and we have a great time learning and socializing at the same time. Dana, our talented instructor and her assistants really enjoy having us and make every class such a fun experience, it's no surprise that the question I get asked at the end of each class is what's next. As long as there is an interest and a desire to learn, we will keep on doing these classes. Because the director of Highpoint appreciates our support, she offers these classes to us a a discounted price. THIS IS A PREPAY CLASS. The cost for this three hour class is $23.00. This covers all materials needed, you will be able to make as many prints as time allows and you can take your block home. Payments can be made on Pay Pal or Amazon and as always, I will accept personal checks. (cash is always good) If you need my address to send a check, contact me by clicking on my photo, and send message on my profile page. I have been asked to limit the class to 20 participants. One more thing, you do not have to be a super fantastic artist to take this class, if I can do it, anyone can. You may surprise yourself. PAYMENTS ARE DUE BY AUGUST 25TH.


Many members have taken the relief class in the past. In this class we created prints by using tools to carve into linoleum block, inking the blocks' then running them through the press. We were able to add different colors, but the final print was one dimensional, removing material from the block with each new color adds demention. To see example of a reductive relief print, check out the photos from our last class. The photo of the pizza print is what we will be doing. Of course each person will create their own design.

In a reduction print all colors are printed from the
same block. With each color pass the artist removes more material from the block, while the previous color is drying. The printable area of a single block is reduced with each pass. We will be adding two to three colors to our prints.

We generally start each class with a quick tour of the current exhibit in the galleries. So if you can't be there exactly 5:30, it won't be a problem. MEET IN THE CLASSROOM. ENTER HIGHPOINT THROUGH THE WELL LIT REAR ENTRANCE. (The front will also be open). PARKING IS AVAILABLE ON THE STREET AND IN THE BUILDINGS PARKING LOT ACCESSED FROM COLFAX AVE. USE THE SECOND DRIVEWAY.

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  • Linda B.

    I can't wait till the next one, what do you all think about screen printing, want to try that?

    September 1, 2014

  • Mimi E

    Screen printing would be great!

    September 1, 2014

  • Amy H.

    Such a nice evening. Thanks for the fun.

    August 31, 2014

  • Linda B.

    After each class, I say how impressed I am with the talent in our group, and I will say it again, I'm really impressed with the talent in this group. There was a lot of very creative and well done work done in this class. Thanks everyone for getting there through the monsoon and flash floods.

    1 · August 30, 2014

  • Patricia

    Linda, thank you for organizing this event. It was awesome!!!

    August 29, 2014

  • Patricia


    August 29, 2014

  • Elizabeth H.

    I had an absolute blast!

    August 29, 2014

  • Susan

    I'm unable to utilize my FREE certificate to this class Friday night. If you would like to use it, please text me that you're interested in it at[masked] or call my home[masked] (Non-texters ONLY). You must pick it up. Susan

    August 28, 2014

    • Linda B.

      Sue, please see my email.

      August 29, 2014

  • sharon c.

    wish I could be there --- but I get to twin sit !

    August 23, 2014

  • Linda B.


    1 · August 18, 2014

  • Chris P.

    what email should I send a paypal payment to?

    August 18, 2014

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