The workshop is about learning the use of traditional Japanese hand tools, the process of inking wood blocks, printing on different types of handmade paper and developing a new understanding of various techniques in woodcut art. All of which enable you to make numerous fine art prints to take away at the end of the session.
Everyone will be provided with:
Alex recommends bringing anything that may inspire you or material that is part of an on going project you might be working and something visual that makes you happy.
He often works with photographs, postcards, drawings, film stills and patterns.
There will be snacks and a light plant-based lunch…
Alex Booker runs Booker Print House from his studio in Limehouse, East London. As a practising artist for the past 15 years, Alex exhibits his prints internationally and loves teaching the ancient art form of woodcut printmaking. He believes anyone with the right guidance and environment can learn to make art. Confidence, curiosity and those wanting to play will enjoy the day so much and produce their own unique artworks.
The class starts with a cuppa of course and you'll be introduced to the tools, ink and blocks. This will be pretty quick as Alex will be keen for…