Project Print @ The Print Market Project

Alternative Woodcut  Week-end Workshop

5th & 6th May 2012

Saturday & Sunday  10 – 4 pm  Cost: £90 for the weekend.

Tutor & Artist : Pete Williams

 

This workshop will run along Williams’ show planned  for mid May at Chapter Arts Centre.

This workshop will be running over a Saturday & Sunday and will allow you to work on a large-scale project using specialist tools and techniques. All cutting and preparation of woodcut to take place on Saturday with final printing on Sunday. Basic print, wood block and equipment included. 

The workshop will include:

Block selection.

Preparing and drawing the block.

Use of cutting tools and demonstration of effects.

Multi block printing.

Hand burnishing techniques.

Paper selection

Proof printing using the studio presses.

Basic materials such as a small block, ink, sundries and proofing paper are included in the cost. Larger blocks and specialist paper are available to purchase at the studio.

All participants must book in advance to secure their place, as classes tend to fill up very quickly. Places are restricted to just six to allow individuals more time to use the facilities provided.


 

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