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Wood Engraving Taster

£40.00
Location Leicester Print Workshop
Date & Time Sunday 4th August
10.00am - 2.00pm
Tutor  Sumiko Eadon

A morning taster course introducing wood engraving.  Working on a small scale you will use specialist tools to cut a design into an end grain wood block. Ink up and create your own original print.  Explore shades and tones with detailed mark-making.

Course Structure

    • Introduction and example
    • Demonstration (transferring image and cutting)
    • Participants to engraving the blocks
    • Cleaning up and evaluation

    About the Tutor

    Sumiko Eadon is an artist and printmaker based in Leicestershire. She is originally from Japan where she learned woodblock printing and wood engraving. She obtained a first class Fine Art degree as a mature student at Loughborough University in 2013.

    Since graduation, she has been involved in some residencies, exhibitions and projects, and developed her portfolio through usage of digital photographic images and experimental moving image, exploring the theme of place, space, temporality and memory.

    Her recent work is more drawing based and employs techniques such as photo-plate lithography and mono print. She constantly practices and experiments with different ways of working.

    Using her experience of different making approaches, she aims to share the delight of creating artwork with people in the wider community.

    Bookings

    Online: You can book online here by credit / debit card or Paypal.

    Telephone: You can pay by card over the phone during our opening hours (Tuesday - Saturday, 10am - 5pm). Call us on 0116 251 4174.

    In person: Call in to Leicester Print Workshop during our opening hours (Tuesday - Saturday, 10am - 5pm) to book and pay by card, cash or cheque.

    Pre-course information: We will send you details of how to find us and what to bring with you when we process your booking. 

    Concessions

    Full-Print Members of Leicester Print Workshop are entitled to a 10% discount on our inhouse courses. Interested in joining LPW as a member? Click here for more information.