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Japanese Woodblock Printing - A One Day Introductory Workshop

Join local printmaker Adrian Holmes for a pop-up print workshop in the wonderful art of Japanese woodblock printmaking. Traditional Japanese woodblock printing is a beautiful meditative print process. Learn in a relaxed, scenic and enjoyable atmosphere and create a beautiful woodblock print with an emphasis on experimentation and play. This workshop is aimed at everyone, from beginners to printmakers wanting to learn this beautiful technique.

Adrian is a highly qualified woodblock print workshop leader who has spent many years teaching in the U.K and Japan. Adrian is extremely knowledgeable and passionate about his craft and an incredibly kind and supportive tutor.

When: May 18th, 2019
Time: 10am - 4pm 
Price: £55

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This one day workshop will give you a glimpse at this beautiful process. You will cover the basics of Japanese woodblock printing using traditional tools and materials. Adrian will show the starting elements of carving and printing. Leave this one day workshop with a beautiful woodblock print more knowledgeable and confident to try it this process out on your own.

Skills/Techniques Covered
– 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

Other Info: All materials are included in the course fee, along with tea and coffee. Group numbers will be kept small to ensure quality individual attention and guidance from the tutor.
Wear something that can be splashed without disaster, although it is not a particularly messy process. Whilst not compulsory you may wish to bring:

  • Any sketches or photos that inspire you
  • Your own watercolours (which must be in tubes) as the tutor will just have basic colours
  • Any favourite paint brushes
  • A pack lunch, or there is a cafe on site

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