Participants will learn the traditional techniques of drawing and carving used by masters such as Durer, Cranach and Balding Grien. Editioning, sharpening of tools and sketchbook approaches will also be covered in this 2-day intensive workshop.
Campers will carve and edition one large-scale woodcut, have access to the entire workshop facilities and use our Printmaking staff as their personal press assistants. A post-print after party will be held for all participants.
31st August: Spend the day with Huck as he imparts his printmaking wisdom, from 10 am to 5 pm, here you will learn more about Hucks process and how to apply it to your own A2 size woodcut.
Thursday and Saturdays between the 31st of August and the 5th of October are available for you to come in and work at your leisure, under the guidance of James Vass, Peacocks Printmaker. These drop-in sessions are non-compulsory but offer the opportunity for space to work and further guidance.
Thursday drop-in sessions 1 pm – 9 pm (non-compulsory)
Saturday drop-in sessions 10 am – 5 pm (non-compulsory)
5th October: Party hard with Huck while printing the woodcut you have slaved over, from 11 am onward, food and drink will be provided.
All materials and tools will be provided. Cutting tools can be taken home with a £10.00 deposit for the duration of the project.
No previous experience required. Ages 16+. Contact us for further accessibility information.