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Wood Engraving & Printing with Peter McLean 20/21 February 2021

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The Makers Studio Central Coast Inc.

8 Russell Drysdale Street

East Gosford, NSW 2250

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Wood Engraving & Printing

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The Makers Studio Central Coast Inc. Wood Engraving & Printing Workshop with Peter McLean being held on Saturday & Sunday 20 & 21 February 2021. Please find below all the information you need regarding workshop attendance.

This two-day workshop is suitable for beginners or those with some prior printmaking experience who want to explore a new technique. Wood engraving is a form of relief print that enables the creation of highly detailed, graphic images, usually on a small scale.

The workshop will cover all aspects of wood engraving including

 image design  block preparation correct use of engraving tools  hand printing

Students will produce a black and white image of their own design and print a small edition. All specialized materials and equipment will be provided.

Day 1

- discussion of wood engraving history, characteristics and design strategies while looking at examples.- preparation of blocks- creating designs and transferring to blocks

lunch

- discussion and demonstration of proper tool use- begin carving block

Day 2

- discussion of suitable inks and papers- demonstration of inking block and hand printing- some students will be ready to take first proofs followed by adjustments to carving, others will still be carving

lunch

- everyone will be printing by now -some students who work quickly/have less complicated images may have time to work on a second image

All equipment and tools will be provided.

Tea, coffee, and milk will be available.

Students to bring:

Fine black marker pen, like a very fine sharpie or artline pen.

A piece of cloth to use instead of a sandbag - like a decent sized hand towel, or about half an old bath towel (an old one - it may end up quite dirty)

Folder & tissue paper to take your prints home.

Apron, disposable gloves, hand sanitiser, lunch.

TMS COVID - 19 safety

COVID 19 restrictions and rules must be adhered to. (These are available on the TMS website and will be emailed to you prior to the event).

It is essential if you are unwell on the day of the workshop that you do not attend under any circumstances. You will, if your absence is due to Covid 19 concerns, be given a credit for an equivalent value workshop.

Warm regards

The Makers Studio

E: info@themakersstudio.org.au

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