Learn about the historical craft of woodcut printing.
On this course you will create your own woodcut prints;
Exploring the materials, techniques, and illustration styles of the medieval times and later.
Be inspired by the museum exhibits, view a selection of historical illustrations, or bring your own ideas to design, carve, and print your own woodblock, echoing the practice of the early printmakers.
Suitable for all abilities, with tuition on design, woodblock cutting and printing techniques.
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.
All materials will be included for the course but if you wish to buy further materials from the tutor this will be possible.
Fee & Refreshments
£70 per person, including tuition, teas and coffees. Please let the Museum know in advance of any dietary requirements. The Museum café will be open for lunch or alternatively participants can bring their own packed lunch.Book course