Sean Star Wars Workshop - Artist's talk and Print a T - Tuesday 14th February 12pm-3.30pm

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Sean Starwars is back at Handprinted delivering a fun filled, roller coaster ride talk and workshop. The workshop will take place at our Bognor Regis Studio from 12pm - 3.30pm. Parking will be limited due to the number of people attending. Please car share or park elsewhere where possible.

One of the original Outlaw Printmakers, Sean Star Wars!  This event has it all —participants will learn the fundamentals of making woodcuts, seeing firsthand how to transfer images onto a block and get carving.  In addition, Sean will walk through the process of multi-colour printing, giving all the tips and tricks he has to offer about adding more colour and dimension to your relief prints.  Next, it’s time to get inky!  Bring any boring t-shirt or tote to the event to have it transformed into a Sean Star Wars original with a live printing session using one of Sean Star Wars' precut blocks!

About the Artist

Sean Star Wars earned his MFA in Printmaking from Louisiana State University and has been a printmaker for over 30 years.  Sean is a proud member of the legendary Outlaw Printmakers and his work is in numerous public and private collections. Sean Star Wars’ work can be seen on book covers, album covers, magazines, television programs, films and commercials.

“I choose the format of the large scale color woodcut because it best suits my energy charged, caffeine induced, aggressive approach to image making. Charles Bukowski, Ms. Pacman, Phillip Guston and Neil Blender are among my influences. Somewhere along the way, I realized that I could accomplish my goals as an artist without enslaving myself to the meticulous obsessions of “traditional” printmaking. I don’t slow down to make perfect drawings or to finesse my color registration. I hammer out the carvings and blast out the prints, and move on to the next print, the next day. My primary concern is to create a strong visual infused with a sense of satirical humor, in other words I like to tell funny stories using funny pictures.”