Mokuhanga Intensive

Participants will find out how to transfer and carve an image into a woodblock, which is then inked and hand printed on Japanese paper. Japanese woodblock printing is distinguished by the use of transparent and opaque water-based pigments and requires a hand printing tool.

No prior printing experience necessary. Materials are included.

Available Sessions:

  • Mokuhanga Intensive
    $320
    Starts: April 28, 2017
    Ends: April 30, 2017
    11:00am - 5:00pm
    Instructor: Elizabeth Forrest

Participants will find out how to transfer and carve an image into a woodblock, which is then inked and hand printed on Japanese paper. Japanese woodblock printing is distinguished by the use of transparent and opaque water-based pigments and requires a hand printing tool.

No prior printing experience necessary. Materials are included.

Linocut Relief Printing

Participants will explore different linoleum block cutting, inking and printing techniques using oil-based inks to create images of two or more colours.

Available Sessions:

  • Linocut Relief Printing
    One day class is $105
    Starts: June 14, 2017
    Ends: June 14, 2017
    1:00pm - 6:00pm
    Instructor: Pamela Dodds

Participants will explore different linoleum block cutting, inking and printing techniques using oil-based inks to create images of two or more colours.

Collagraph

Participants will learn about collagraph plate making—originating from collage—by experimenting with non-traditional materials to create colourful and textured multiples.

*Please note that this class is split over two days to allow for drying time of plates.

No prior printing experience necessary and materials are included.

 

Available Sessions:

  • Collagraph
    $220
    Starts: July 15, 2017
    Ends: July 22, 2017
    10:00am - 3:00pm
    Instructor: Loree Ovens

Participants will learn about collagraph plate making—originating from collage—by experimenting with non-traditional materials to create colourful and textured multiples.

*Please note that this class is split over two days to allow for drying time of plates.

No prior printing experience necessary and materials are included.

 

Letterpress

Participants will use a Vandercook press to explore letterpress block printing using linocuts, hand set type and a selection of dingbats and pre-exposed photopolymer plates.

No prior printing experience necessary and materials are included.

Available Sessions:

  • Letterpress
    One day class is $105 and the weekend workshop is $220
    Starts: March 25, 2017
    Ends: March 26, 2017
    10:00am - 3:00pm
    Instructor: Olga Wieczorek
  • Letterpress
    One day class is $105 and the weekend workshop is $220
    Starts: June 21, 2017
    Ends: June 21, 2017
    1:00pm - 6:00pm
    Instructor: Olga Wieczorek

Participants will use a Vandercook press to explore letterpress block printing using linocuts, hand set type and a selection of dingbats and pre-exposed photopolymer plates.

No prior printing experience necessary and materials are included.