This class will be given by master printmaker Dan Noyes. It is a comprehensive introduction to Japanese Mokuhanga printing. This type of printing involves relief, stencil, and wood grain printing.
The paper used is washi and rice paper -- thin Asian paper known for its unique texture.
Japanese Mokuhanga printing is one of the oldest types of printmaking. Images are transferred from the carved block to both sides of uniquely textured Asian washi paper using a hand-held tool called a baren. The earliest types of prints in China using this method were Buddhist prints; Mokuhanga printing was used to substitute laborious copying of texts and images.
Class date: Saturday, July 31st, 2021
Class time: 10 AM- 5 PM (lunch break included)
Class fee: $120 + tax, all materials will be supplied
Instructor: Dan Noyes
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