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Sat, Aug 12


Community Resource Center of Stan-Cam

Intro to Block Printing with Shogo Ota

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Intro to Block Printing with Shogo Ota
Intro to Block Printing with Shogo Ota

Time & Location

Aug 12, 2023, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Community Resource Center of Stan-Cam, 9612 271st St NW, Stanwood, WA 98292, USA

About the event

Join local artist Shogo Ota ownerof Tireman Studios for a morning of fun and learning. This intro to block printing class will flatten the learning curve by using Styrofoam and shaping tools to teach the basic technique. No sliced fingers or busted knuckles! Students will carve designs, ink the blocks, and then print graphic images on paper. Shogo will walk students through the design principles and methods that create successful prints and offer hands-on assistance during the printing process. 

Class is free; all materials provided. Registration required. Space is limited. Suitable for adults.

Presented in collaboration with Stanwood Camano Arts Advocacy Commission.

Shogo Ota grew up in Japan, where he drew a lot. He established Tireman Studios in 2012 and now lives on Camano Island with his family. Shogo's murals and designs have been commissioned by Starbucks (US & Japan), Seattle Seahawks, Seattle Kraken, Fjallraven, KEXP, Google and many more. Check out more of Shogo's work at & @shogodzilla.

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