Art: Japanese Woodblock Printing Workshop

Beginner Level
Handmade Japanese Prints - Make Your Own Hand-Pulled Prints!

“I enjoyed the class very much since it was very fresh experience for me as I love crafts to make something original.” - Ikuko O.

“It was so nice to create something with my hands and get away from the computer!” - Angela W.

Experience the fun of making your own Japanese woodblock prints in hands-on workshop. Try traditional techniques and methods used to create ‘Ukiyoe’ prints.

This water-based technique is non-toxic and participants will learn the process of stencil transfer, block carving, paper preparation and printing. All tools and materials are provided. Participant numbers will be limited to 4 persons. Instructor Jennifer Lim has trained in Kyoto under renowned printmaker Akira Kurosaki.

Take home your own prints on professional washi paper and a carved block to show off!

Workshop schedule:

- Woodblock history, tools and method
- Trace & finalise image
- Block carving & registration
- Lunch break
- Demonstration of inking up & printing
- Proofing, block corrections
- Final proofing using washi paper
- Review & drying

Fee: $290 course fee and $30 material fee

Venue: Toa Payoh Studio, Jennifer Lim Design


Website: www.jenniferlimdesign.com

Using watercolour paints and nori rice paste glue to ink up the carved block.

Using a barren to print the block.

Finished prints & block: four students - four totally different images!

See Jennifer proof a print.

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Fri Jan 16, 2015
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM SGT
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Standard $320.00

On sale until Jan 15, 2015, 6:00:00 PM

Venue Address
Blk 224 Lorong 8 Toa Payoh Singapore
From Toa Payoh MRT: Bus 238 to Bef Blk 221
Jennifer Lim
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