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By Brianna Wray
the Times 

Dia de los Muertos in Walla Walla

Fourth-annual event featured print making using a small steamroller

 

November 1, 2018

Brianna Wray

Eager printmakers await the reveal.

WALLA WALLA-Waitsburg artist Bill Rodgers volunteered at the fourth-annual Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead. The two-day event, held on Walla Walla's Main street Saturday and Sunday, included a live DJ, a Shakespearean-themed "Pageant of the Dead" performed by local student groups, vendor booths, face-painting, food trucks and a steamroller printmaking event.

For only five dollars, a person 12 or older could carve their own plate and have their design printed. Fabric prints are made by inking relief carved print blocks, laying them upon fabric in sheets or t-shirts, and then driving...



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