Get skills in: woodblock and relief printmaking

Course Dates: 11/10/20 - 18/10/20
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Location: KS - Keeley Street
Katherine Van Uytrecht

learn how to carve and gouge into the textured surface of wood and use inks and fine papers to create expressive woodcut prints.

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What is the course about?

Woodcut is one of the oldest printmaking mediums, and yet still hugely popular in contemporary art practice. Utilising the surface of the wood to add grain and texture. you will learn creative use of the tools, the inks and the press to make monochrome and multi coloured prints. The processes you will practice are transferable to working from home or in your own studio.

What will we cover?

Using wood as a matrix for printing from
Using the tools creatively and safely
Using the inks effectively and experimentally
Using the press and hand printing techniques
Using the right type of paper to get different results.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

make your own expressive woodcut prints using the correct tools, inking techniques and transfer process.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

all welcome.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

taught sessions with 1:1 support and guidance delivered at an appropriate level whether you are a beginner or have experience.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

all materials and tools etc provided.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

cut stab and etch - our extremely popular course in linocut follows this one and many of the techniques are transferable.

Tutor Biographies
We’re sorry. We don’t have a bio ready for the tutor of this class at the moment, but we’re working on it! Watch this space.

Book your place

Course Code: VS744

Please choose a course date 

Sun, day, 11 Oct - 18 Oct '20

Duration: 2 sessions (over 2 weeks)

Full fee: £149.00
Senior fee: £119.00
Concession: £91.00

Or call to enrol: 020 7831 7831

Any questions?
or call 020 7492 2700/2703

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