Explore the exciting world of woodblock techniques and learn how to transfer your ideas into powerful and graphic relief print images.
Basia will introduce you to a range of different woodcut methods with time to develop your individual print project to completion. Students will be instructed how to transfer drawings to woodblock, carving techniques and how to sharpen woodcutting tools. Mixing colour, rolling ink onto woodblock and using the printing press with confidence will be demonstrated and discussed.
Reduction woodcut methods, repeat pattern printing, multi-block colour and registration, combining collage with print, hand-colouring and embossing techniques will also be included.
Students are encouraged to bring reference images,drawings and any woodcutting tools they may already own.
Most materials will be provided.
Suitable for all levels.
When: Monday 14th - Friday 18th January 10am - 4pm (25 hours, one hour lunch each day)
Programme: Summer School (January) 2019
Tutor: Basia Smolnicki
Spaces left: 7
Fee: NZ $425.00 - Registration ends 9 January, 2019 11.59pm
Interested? Contact Mark at www.inverlochy.org.nz
House & Garden 2018 Woodblock with collage
Basia Smolnicki is a Wellington based artist specialising in traditionally hand crafted fine art Prints and Sandblast/ etched glass for homes and interiors.