$250, includes materials
Weekend: Saturdays, 11:00am - 4:00pm
October 16 and October 23
Instructor: Loree Ovens (She/Her)
Learn to create colourful and richly textured multiples by designing a tactile collage that can be inked up and printed using an intaglio press. Participants will be encouraged to get creative with non-traditional materials and methods. This workshop is perfect for anyone who enjoys experimenting with collage and texture-based work.
Suitable for all levels, no prior experience is needed.
About the Print Instructor
Loree Ovens (She/Her) studied Fashion Technique and Design at Holland College. She also received an arts diploma at Sheridan College, SOCAD, majoring in fabrics and earned a BFA in Printmaking from OCADU.
Loree works in a variety of media, although is better known for her printmaking where she creates works on paper that are reminiscent of old documents, aged textiles or barkcloth. She specializes in intaglio techniques; especially etching, aquatint, dry point and collagraph. Primarily working with Japanese Washi and often combining the use of surface design techniques for textiles, Loree’s fascination with line, pattern, and architecture continues to inspire her work. Loree has shown in national and international exhibitions in Canada, Japan, United States, Taiwan, Australia and Scotland. Her work is part of both private and public collections including the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada, National Bank, Art Gallery of New South Wales and SGC International.
Images in order:
1) Collagraph printing sample, photograph by Ken Ewen
2) Loree Ovens, Field Study (detail), collagraph
3) Loree Ovens