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Japanese woodblock printmaking - two day course

Japanese woodblock printing course

Duration: two days (10am-4pm)

Price: £140

Contact: Rowan Mconegal at Rowan Mconegal

Castleorchard
Putley
Ledbury
Herefordshire
HR8 2RH
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Course Start Dates

Due to the uncertainty caused by COVID-19/Coronavirus, please contact the course organiser before finalising plans to attend this course.
Saturday 22nd August 2020
Saturday 17th October 2020

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 is 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 single colour or multicoloured reduction print in two days, demonstrating the principles of this wonderful and engaging art form which engages with natural materials on a deep level.

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What's included in the price?

All materials, tea, coffee and herbal teas provided , but please bring your own packed lunch.
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  • Accessible by public transport
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Events & groups
  • Parking provided
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Weekends

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