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Collaborate on a Woodblock Print with a Master Printer

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In a Nutshell

Shaun McCallum demonstrates woodcarving techniques before you collaborate with him on a two-tone print

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Jul 12, 2014. Amount paid never expires. This deal is for the purchase of a ticket. Reservations required prior to attending event. Refundable only on day of purchase. Min. of 5 participants or experience subject to cancellation. Dates subject to capacity and cancellation. No value after experience date & time have passed. Please provide email address at checkout, which SideTour will provide to facilitate redemption. Gratuity included. Guests are required to wear closed-toed shoes. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

The Deal

  • $50 for one admission to a woodblock-printing workshop with Shaun McCallum
  • Upon purchase, you may schedule for one of the available dates
  • You must reserve your date here in advance of the event

The workshop takes place inside The Goat Farm Arts Center, once a 12-acre factory from the 19th century and now a creative breeding ground housing more than 300 artist studios.

Each event is capped at 10 purchasers.


What You'll Do

A few carving implements, sandpaper, and ink are all it takes to transform a normal piece of wood into a reusable printing tool. During this collaborative woodblock printing workshop, master printer Shaun McCallum demonstrates the proper way to handle carving tools, which your group will use to help him carve a relief image into a soft block of wood. After carving away the image's negative space, the group then rolls ink over the block's face and uses a press to stamp the relief image onto pieces of fine art paper. At the end of the session, you take home your own two-tone art print.

  • Introduction to Woodcarving
    Master printer Shaun McCallum explains various carving tools and techniques

  • Collaborative Woodblock Printing
    You and your group help Shaun carve a relief image into a block of wood, then stamp the image onto fine art paper

  • Bring Home a Work of Art
    At the end of the session, you leave with your own two-tone art print


Your Host

Shaun McCallum Shaun McCallum
Master Printer

Shaun McCallum's affinities for woodcarving and printing have taken him all over the United States. He has demonstrated his skills during lectures at museums and academic institutions, including the University of Wisconsin-Madison and SCAD Atlanta. When not educating others, Shaun often works with local and international artists on collaborative printmaking projects. His creations have been featured in numerous press outlets, including Atlanta Journal Constitution.


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    Blandtown

    1200 Foster Street Northwest

    Building B8, Studio LMR1

    Atlanta, GA 30318

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