woodcut Christmas cards

Print your own woodcut Christmas cards

Saturday 10 November 2018

9.30am to 4.30pm
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The course

Using the Museum as inspiration, learn to design an image and transfer it onto a woodblock, using wood cutting tools to carve the image, and practice mark making techniques. You will then print your own woodblock to produce ten Christmas cards. Afterwards you can take your woodblock away with you so that you can print more at home.

The tutor

Will Dyke studied at Harrow College, University of Westminster. He has also benefited from further tuition at West Dean College. He prints on an old Cropper Charlton press, producing limited edition prints, using the methods of wood cut and lino cut. Much of his artwork is inspired by rural life and history. Many images are from studies he has made of exhibits in the Weald and Downland Museum, Singleton, where he also proud to be a volunteer.
http://www.willdyke-printmaking.co.uk

Participants information

All materials will be included for the course but if you wish to buy further materials from the tutor this will be possible.

Fee and refreshments

£65 per person, to include tuition, teas and coffees. Please let the Museum know in advance any special dietary requirements. The Museum café will be open or you can bring a packed lunch.

Booking

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