Mokuhanga is a beautiful ancient printmaking technique dating back to the 8th Century. Prints are made by hand burnishing (printing without a press) using water based inks. Participants on this workshop will learn how to carve birch plywood blocks and print onto Japanese papers (Maximum size: 14 x 22cm). Whilst the focus is on black and white images, a demonstration on how to create colour monoprints from one block is also included. Suitable for complete beginners and those with some previous experience. All traditional tools and materials are provided. Participants are asked to bring visual ideas in the form of drawings, photographs etc.
Sunday 10 September, 10.30 – 16.30, Cost: €80, Max. 6 people.