My colleagues from Tiger Lily Press, who recently returned
from the Southern Graphics Conference,
were kind enough
to bring me back a surprise gift of a new baren!
(However, this doesn’t mean I’m off the hook for repairing my old one!)
This is one of those projects that I’ve been dreading ever since
I purchased my first baren…..
re-covering the baren with a new barengawa (bamboo sheath).
So my order from McClain’s arrived yesterday which included three
It was probably overkill to purchase three, but I thought it safe just
in case I screwed up!
Luckily, David Bull’s ebook “Your First Print” has
a wonderful section on how to re-cover a baren, so I plan on studying
that a lot before I make the attempt.
“Art From the Press”
selected works by local printmakers.
Friday, April 1st, 6 – 10 PM
exhibition closes May 20, 2011The Covington Artists Enterprise Center
25 West 7th Street
Gallery hours: Monday – Friday 9AM- 5PM
On Saturday, April 2nd
the gallery will host a
poetry & printmaking event!
*Complimentary lunch: 12 PM
*Poetry reading:12:15 PM – 1:30 PM
*Printmaking demonstrations: 1:30 PM – 3 PM
Also on display will be
original drawings and poetry
from the book:
“For a Better World, 2007”
be a decent alternative to making woodcuts.