Japanese Woodblock Printmaking in Colour
|Dates:||11 August 2017 - 18 August 2017|
|Location:||The Prince's School of Traditional Arts, 19-22 Charlotte Road, London EC2A 3SG|
Learn how to create a colour woodblock print using print effects such gradation, blind embossing and more.
You will also be taught techniques specifically for multi-colour printing such as using registration marks or kento.
By the end of the course, you will understand key principles of colour printing and be able to produce prints independently.
A guided visit to the British Museum's exhibition, Hokusai: beyond the Great Wave is included as a part of this course.
It is recommended you have some experience of lino-cut/woodcut printing or have previously attended the black and white Japanese woodblock printing course at the School.
All materials will be provided.
This course takes a maximum of 8 students.
Friday 11 August: Visit to Hokusai behond the great wave at the British Museum, 10:30-13:30
Monday-Friday 14-18 August: Printing at The Prince's School of Traditional Arts, 10:30-16:30
Born in Tokyo, Hiroko Imada studied at the Tokyo Zokei University and later at the Slade School of Fine Art (University College London). Her degree show in 1992 caught the attention of The Times art critic David Cohen, who described her work as ‘heralding an impressive new talent’. In 1992, Imada was awarded the British Council Fellowship for her achievements at the Slade. She is now based in London.