Instructor: Loree Ovens
Learn how to make prints from found materials such as lace, feathers and thin textures on an etching press. Various ways to compose, apply ink and play with embossment will be explored. Water wash up inks will be used. No experience is required
What to bring: thin textured materials, nothing sharp, a folder or portfolio for transporting prints home.
Loree Ovens is a visual artist working in a variety of media including a wide range of printmaking techniques. Her specialties include etching, collagraph, drypoint, relief and screen. Her background in craft and textiles has led her to produce encaustic, sculptural and metal work. Loree is also known for her use of washi (handmade Japanese paper). She enjoys teaching all ages & skill levels.
Loree’s work has been 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, Art Gallery of New South Wales, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia and SGC International. Loree Ovens is represented by David Kaye Gallery and Open Studio in Toronto.