Video Tutorials

The Art and Craft of Woodcut – video series

with Julie Lapping Rivera.

In this two part video series you will learn the basics of carving and printing woodcuts at home without a press.  Julie will discuss wood, tools and approaches to imagery. She’ll demonstrate techniques for preparing a block for carving, tool use, and how to print by hand.

Woodcut offers a direct and deeply engaging approach to creating unique images that can stand alone or be used in combination with other media.

Sliding Scale Fees:  Fees pay the Instructor and help Zea Mays Printmaking stay afloat during the covid-19 crisis.  Thank you for paying what you can.  Once you register you will be sent a password that will allow you to watch the video below.

The passwords for these videos will expire on February 28, 2021.

Part 1: Carving a Woodblock covers everything from selecting wood, to sharpening tools, toning a block, image transfer and cutting techniques. – 28 minutes

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Part 2: Printing a Woodblock – This video covers paper, ink, printing tools and great tips on how to make lovely prints from your carved woodblock.  Finally, Julie covers proper cleaning of your block and tools.  28 mins.

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Want a private consultation with Julie?  Purchase in 1 hour increments and you’ll be contacted by Julie to schedule your one-on-one!

Private Consultation @ $65 per hour