Getting Started in Block Printing – with Kate Hamel Tucker

October 17, 2020



Saturday October 17 2020 – 12:00PM

In this halloween themed printmaking demonstration, Kate Hamel Tucker will be outlining the ins and outs of getting started in block printing. To begin, she will discuss basic block printing knowledge including design considerations for block printing, transferring images onto a block, and common mistakes to avoid. This will be followed by a demonstration of techniques such as block carving, ink application, and hand printing using her own Cat’O’Lantern block on both paper and fabric. Full of tips and tricks, this demo is perfect for first-time and practiced block printers alike!

Register in advance for this demo by clicking here!





About Kate Hamel

Kate Hamel Tucker is the artist behind @owlhousestudio, she carves and prints from her studio on the bayou in Mound, Louisiana. She studied printmaking at the University of Virginia where she graduated with degrees in Studio Art and Environmental Science. Her work is inspired by the natural world, especially the ecology and folklore of native wildlife.  Currently available prints can be found at






Materials List


  • Spoon for easier image transfer
  • Watercolours or pigment markers to color paper images when dry if desired
  • Apron
  • Towel to place under fabric if fabric printing




October 17, 2020
12:00 pm