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12 SCENES OF SALFORD

Hot bed press not quite light weekend may 2018 japanese woodcutting

19TH-20TH MAY

JAPANESE WOODCUT COURSE

VENUE: HOTBED PRESS

TIME: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

SAT & SUN

Fully booked

Tutor: Lucy Schofield

About the course:

Teaming up with the Not Quite Light photography festival in Salford, and inspired by the beautiful 12 Scenes of Tokyo series of woodcuts of Hasui Kawase (of the 1920’s Japanese shin-hanga movement), Lucy May Schofield will guide you through creating a variety of bokashi (gradations of colour) made famous by these Japanese artists. With minimal carving you will focus on the captivating printing techniques of layering watercolour pigments through several passes with the baren to build up your image, creating atmosphere and subdued light.

This is an opportunity to experiment with larger scale woodblocks as your canvas to master the inking and printing elements of Mokuhanga. Ideal for those who have been on a Mokuhanga/Japanese woodcut course before.

THIS COURSE IS ALREADY FULLY BOOKED.

TO JOIN THE WAITING LIST EMAIL: NOTQUITELIGHT AT GMAIL DOT COM

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