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Relief Printmaking Summer School with Mai Osawa – Week 29 July to 2 August

29th July 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM BST


A comprehensive introduction to the processes involved to print using lino and woodblock.

Mai will teach you about the tools used for markmaking, the best papers to use, inking up your relief plates and how to achieve a perfect print by hand or using the Columbian relief press.

All the basic materials required to do the course will be provided with extra paper and plates available to buy in the studio.

Dates: One week – 29 July
to 2 August
Times: 10am to 3pm
Cost: £270 / Members £260

Plans For The Week

Days 1-2 Exploring Linocut Methods

  • Preparing a Lino block
  • Mark-making with various tools
  • Transferring images
  • Printing with oil-based inks using our etching press
  • Multiple block printing with a registration sheet
  • The use of Chine-collé
  • Reduction Linocut methods

Days 3-5 Exploring Woodcut Methods

  • Preparing a woodblock
  • Transferring images
  • Cutting a woodblock with various tools
  • Printing with oil based inks using our etching press
  • Single-colour multi-block print
  • Three colour multi-block print
  • Printing with oil based inks using our new Columbian Press
  • How to sign and edition your prints


29th July 2019
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM BST
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Ochre Print Studio, Lockwood Centre
Westfield Road, Slyfield Industrial Estate
Guildford, Surrey GU1 1RR United Kingdom
07930 384753
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