Folk Art Printmaking

Crafters and creative thinkers of all walks will benefit from this design-centered exploration of pattern. Join Wayfaring Painter  at the Hawthorne Library on Saturday, Jan. 12 from 2-4 p.m. as Kristyn leads participants through the process of creating a repeating design inspired by a variety of folk art expressions including mehndi, rosemaling, and textile traditions such as mudcloth and wagara. 

Interesting books on Printmaking with Folk Art and textile traditions you might enjoy checking out include:

Craft traditions of the world : locally made, globally inspiring By Bryan Sentance. 

Simple printmaking : a beginner's guide to making relief prints with linoleum blocks, wood blocks, rubber stamps, found objects & more by Gwen Diehn.

Printmaking + mixed media : simple techniques and projects for paper and fabric by Dorit Elisha

Relief printmaking: a manual of techniques By Walklin, Colin.

Modern printmaking : a guide to traditional and digital techniques By Sylvie Covey.

You may also enjoy this blog from BBC Culture The Transformative Power of Pattern: Stunning ancient and modern designs, from the orderly and symbolic to the wild and free-flowing.  By Lindsay Baker 5 December 2018