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2BRAVE2LIE: Letterpress Printing for Teens with Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr.

January 25, 2020 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

PART I: SATURDAY,JANUARY 11, 11AM-3PM
Learn the basics of letterpress from design to layout to print.
PART II: SATURDAY, JANUARY 25, 11AM-3PM
Create thoughtful creative messages of truth to print and share.

ADMISSION: FREE WITH REGISTRATION
FOR YOUTH AGES 13-18
Space is limited to 20 participants
Pre-registration is required: here.

Explore letterpress printing from inspirational teaching artist Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr. in an intimate class environment at MOCAD.
In the two-part workshop series, we’ll create-text based images that provoke questions, inspire thoughtfulness, and incite conversation around relevant youth topics, including identity. In Part 1, students learn the basics of letterpress printing, from layout of letter blocks to printing, while Part 2 emphasizes experimentation with basic
letterpress techniques to create original works.
This two-part printmaking workshop is open to teens, with options for first-time students through more advanced student artists. Tasty snacks provided.
For more information, please contact MOCAD Youth Program Producer, Erin Martinez at emartinez@mocadetroit.org or call (313) 832-6622.
MOCAD Youth Programs are supported by the Applebaum Family Compass Fund, the Mandell and Madeleine Berman Foundation, the Vera and Joseph Dresner Foundation, the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, the Edith S. Briskin/Shirley K. Schlafer Foundation, Plum Market, and Heart of Neiman Marcus.

Details

Date:
January 25, 2020
Time:
11:00 am - 3:00 pm