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Wood Block Textiles Printing

The Course

A hands-on day of using wooden blocks, and learn a method that is different from printing on paper; Ink pads, dabbers, or brushes are used to apply inks – the wood blocks are positioned onto the material, and pressure applied by hand, or by striking with a wooden mallet to print repeat designs onto linen, calico, or cotton. Also learn about the development of textile printing to Victorian times and William Morris.

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.

Participant 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 & Refreshments

£70 per person, to include tuition, teas and coffees. The Museum café will be open or you can bring a packed lunch.

Book course


Sat 11 September 2021