Two day Japanese Woodblock Printmaking workshop

Tue 17 & Wed 18 November 2015   10am-4pm  Tutor: Elspeth Lamb RSA RGI

FULLY BOOKED! Email us to join the waiting list. 

Moku = wood   Hanga = graphic or print
Learn the art of Mokuhanga Japanese woodblock printing which uses water-based paints and dyes to produce works of luminosity and intensity of colour. Seen in Japan as early as the 8th century in the form of woodblock-printed books, it is best known for its use in ukiyo-e artistic genre. In the two days you will make a reductive print, and should be able to apply at least 3 colours. This intensive class is designed for those with some experience of fine art printmaking. 

Fee: £100 (can be paid in 2 installments). A small additional materials fee is also payable at the course.FULLY BOOKED!

Elspeth Lamb taught Printmaking at Edinburgh College of Art for 21 years, latterly as Head of Department. She studied Mokuhanga – Japanese Woodblock Printing – with master carver printers in Japan and has visited Japan on several occasions, presenting a keynote speech in Tokyo at the Second International Mokuhanga Conference in 2014. She is currently in Japan taking part in a Mokuhanga project near Mount Fuji - this is her studio out there:

Supported By

Arts Council England