Learn the ancient skill of Japanese watercolour woodblock printing. This beautifully subtle and painterly technique is ideal for those wishing to print at home without a press. The workshop is aimed at everyone, from beginners to printmakers wanting to learn this beautiful technique. Enjoy a fun two days of carving and printing with an emphasis on expiration and play.
Level: This two day course is an Introduction to woodblock printing and designed for a range of abilities, including beginners
designing for woodblock
piecing out the design onto wood
using cutting tools safely for a clean print
managing paper, rice and paints
printing and aftercare
Materials: All materials will be provided by the tutor. The items you will need to bring with you are listed below.
Please bring with you:
Any sketches or photos that inspire you, but this is not compulsory (Keep ideas simple!!!)
you might like to bring your own watercolours (which must be in tubes) as the tutor will just have basic colours
Any paint brushes
wear something that can be splashed without disaster, although it is not a particularly messy process
A cushion for your bums
Next course date: February 23rd /24th
Two day course fee: £140