Two Day Workshop in Wood Engraving or Woodcut

Day One
AM: Image preparation and transfer to block
PM: Practice block and main block engraving

Day Two

AM: Completion of engraving / test print

PM: Print series, select and mount best print

Notes:

  1. All tuition, materials & equipment provided

  2. Endless tea, coffee & juice on tap

  3. Bring large over-shirt to protect clothing

  4. Bring packed lunch (NB there is also a local shop that will make up a sandwich)

  5. Bring any image(s) that you might like to explore (NB the end grain boxwood blocks for engraving are maximum size of approx. 9 x 10 cm. Japanese ply for woodcut A5 or larger)

  6. Smaller shapes will be used to start with to practice the use of the gravers & gouges

  7. Wood engraving can accommodate very detailed imagery. Wood cut has its own bold striking style

For inspiration look at:


Thomas Bewick (late 18th century)
Chris Daunt (contemporary)
Hilary Paynter (contemporary)

References:

Simon Brett: Wood Engraving – How To Do It
Anne Hayward: Wood Engraving and Lino Cutting
Jenny Pery: A Being More Intense
Jenny Uglow: Nature’s Engraver a life of Thomas Bewick

Suppliers:

 

Chris Daunt

Supplier of fine quality English end grain wood engraving blocks

www.chrisdauntwoodengraving-blocks.co.uk
 

Intaglio Printmakers

Printmaking materials tools papers

info@intaglioprintmaker.com
 

T.N.Lawrence

Printmaking materials tools papers

www.lawrence.co.uk
 

Hawthorn Printmaker Supplies

Inks, rollers, presses

www.hawthornprintmaker.co.uk

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