Course Provider: Cheese + Pickles Design Studio
Contact Name: Deborah Withey
This course is also taught online.
17 maes y mynach
Course Length: 2.5 hours
5 star rating, 8 reviewers.
Please contact for one-on-one or small workshops at other times
The ART of “GYOTAKU” printing, a workshop on the art of Japanese fish printing led by Deborah Withey, award-winning designer, illustrator and printmaker of Cheese + Pickles Studio in lovely, St. Davids, Pembrokeshire.
Participants have the opportunity to learn the traditional printing method of Gyotaku, (“gyo” meaning fish and “taku” meaning rubbing), which Japanese fishermen used to record their catch in the 1800s. During the workshop you will have the opportunity to create a variety of prints on both dry and wet paper and fabric. Each one with be a "mono print" original, and unique to the fish and to you! Book by emailing Deb directly. Details below.
What's included in the price?
Flat fish (like plaice and sole!) ink and paper are included in the fee, but not fabric, please bring plain white cotton or poly-cotton pillow cases or pieces of sheeting to print on. Charity shop material can be the best, if you buy new, wash it first. We will print in the traditional Japanese method of "recording the catch" and will be using freshly-caught fish. If you are Vegan, I would like to say that the fish we employ were not caught specifically for the workshop, and by printing it we are honouring its unique character and beauty.
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