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Japanese-Style Wood Block Prints
Japanese wood block printing dates to the 17th century. Called ukiyo–e, these ‘pictures of a floating world’ depicted all parts of daily life. This non–toxic medium allows for subtle transparent color washes, painterly color gradations, detailed textures and unique images. Carve 8”x10” wood blocks and ink them with watercolors and nori paste. Take home several multi–color prints on Japanese paper. Bring sketchbooks, photos and other inspirations to the class.
Once you've completed this course, you can register for additional studio printing time in Japanese-Style Woodblock Prints ll.
Age Range17+, teens with instructor's permission
Skill LevelAll Levels
Please bring to class:
- sketchbooks of your own drawings and designs
- plus paper or book for sketching
- pencils and pens for sketching designs
- photos and other images for inspiration
All other materials will be provided.
When classes are FULL, put yourself on a waiting list. But please do NOT register for full classes.
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