ONSITE: Block Printing Basics: Creating Tags, Cards + Wrapping Paper (Adults and Youth 6+ with Registered Adult)
You ever want to make Christmas feel like that Dolly Parton movie about the Smoky Mountains? Well here’s your chance! Add a special touch to your holiday with hand decorated wrapping paper, tags, or cards using block print techniques!
- Please know that this workshop is not specific to “Christmas.” Wrapping paper can be made for birthdays, weddings or just for fun! If under age 18, must also register with an adult.
Classes are confirmed one week prior to the start date. In order to help us confirm classes, please register as early as possible.
- Students must follow current Covid-19 protocols, as outlined by our website. For more info visit visarts.org. This is an On-site course. On-site courses do not come with studio access outside of class time. Paid open studio access is available through our Studio Access Program: if interested please visit visarts.org.
About the Instructor
Focusing in multiple mediums, Sam’s primary forms are Linocut printmaking, Fiber Arts (sewing and quilting) and Comic Art. Sam is a native of Richmond’s East End who has worked to craft a practice around the beauty and inequities found in the East End and communities like it. Through eco-conscious printmaking that highlights the deep history of the East End community and artistic partnerships
in schools and community spaces, Sam has been instrumental in cultivating light and love in the spaces they call home. Being no stranger to the obstacles facing students of the East End, both academic and social, Sam looks for any opportunity to shift the narrative and make space for young artists.