Japanese woodblock printing - one day course


Duration: One day (9-3)

Price: £65

Run by: Rowan Mconegal
at Rowan Mconegal

01531 670075

Herefordshire Wildlife Trust
Lower House Farm
Ledbury Road
Hereford
Herefordshire
HR1 1UT

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About the Course

Japanese woodblock printmaking (Moku-hanga) is a traditional Japanese art which has long been admired by Westerners. This relief print method uses a range of compatible materials including the woodblock, chisels, a hand held baren to press the ink into the absorbent Japanese paper, and water based inks. It is low tech and environmentally friendly. It is the particular combination of materials and processes which result in the unique quality of a Moku-hanga print. The design is transferred to the block a variety of ways, the
image carved with a range of specialised chisels and knives, and the ink applied with special brushes.

Rowan travelled to Japan specifically to learn Moku-hanga, and she will show you how to do a basic one colour print in a day, demonstrating the principles of this wonderful and engaging art form which engages with natural materials on a deep level.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

Includes all materials , please bring your own packed lunch.



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Course Start Dates

Saturday 24th March 2018
Sunday 25th March 2018

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  • Suitable for beginners
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