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Engraving on Linoleum (Gravure)

Engraving on Linoleum (LINOGRAVURE) is an art form consisting in the production of images, (usually on paper but occasionally on fabric, parchment, plastic, or other support) from an original plate engraved on a linoleum block.
Such fine prints, as they are known collectively, are considered original works of art.
This technique became popular mainly after the 1950s, when Pablo Picasso used it to produce series of brilliant linoleum cuts.
(Reference: britannica.com)

The workshop includes:
- Transferring an image into a linoleum block
- Carving the linoleum blocks with the specific Lino cutter tools
- Inking the carved Linoleum plate
- Producing a series of prints on an A3 press

Participants will perform several assigned print tests and develop their own personal imagery.

No prerequisites are required

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Engraving on Linoleum (Gravure) Workshop
With Bernard Haddad
February 17, 2018
A total of 6 hours (1 sessions) - including a short break
Maximum number of participants: 8

Workshop fee: 150$ (material included)

For more info. and registration please contact Nouhad at 71/822923

Please note that registration and payment must be completed a week before the workshop starts in order to provide the needed material for everyone.

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About the Tutor:

Bernard Haddad is a visual artist and printmaker. He received a BA in Fine Arts from the Institute of Fine Arts at The Lebanese University in 1993; an MA in Printmaking from The Academy of Fine Arts & Design in Bratislava in 1998; and a PhD in Studies and art practises from Université du Québec in Montréal in 2016.

He has held a number of solo exhibitions and participated in various group exhibitions including: Difference at Self: destruction and reconstruction (1998) at Bratislava City Gallery GMB Museum Mirbakh Palace and Sursock Museum, Lebanon; Entrée et Sortie (1999) at Beirut French Institute; In-Between (2010) and What We Might Think: Chronics of Cases (2012) at Centre de diffusion et d'expérimentation, CDEx, Montreal.

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