Wednesday 11, 18, 25 March and 1 April 2020
6pm - 9pm
You will be introduced to the process of wood engraving from preliminary drawings and design; transferring drawings to blocks; cutting blocks; choosing papers and proofing to printing a small limited edition of black and white prints.
The course includes health and safety in workshop, the care and use of wood engraving tools and the use of St Bride Foundation's numerous historic presses. The small class size ensures that students are able to have a press each during editioning.
You will study the work of historical and contemporary wood engravers. Tools, end grain wood blocks, paper and inks will be provided with advice on the purchase of tools.
The course provides an excellent introduction to wood engraving and the print workshop.
Tutor: Peter Smith
Ticket is non-refundable, however you are welcome to offer your ticket to another person or reschedule the date of your visit. Please contact email@example.com to change the date/event of your booking at least 7 days prior to the event date.
Due to the constraints of our Grade II listed building, the workshop is not currently accessible to wheelchair users or those with limited mobility.
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