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Japanese Woodcut Watercolor Prints

DESCRIPTION
Japanese woodcut techniques date back to the 8th century when printing methods were shared by Chinese Buddhist temples. The traditional tools and techniques have not changed since then and are now taught worldwide. Quick to learn but difficult to master, Japanese Woodcut Printmaking is a safe and economical way to make unique handmade works of art. This relief printing technique is done entirely by hand and with minimal tools; this makes it possible to complete prints from start to finish nearly anywhere!

TOOLS USED
Wood carving knives and gouges
Disk barens

SKILLS LEARNED
Wood prep, carving, inking, and printing

MATERIALS
Wove paper
watercolor paints
plywood woodblock

PREREQUISITES
None; this is a great project-based class for any skill level!

INSTRUCTOR
Timothy works sculpturally with steel and kinetic technologies on large-scale installations, and illustrate using mixed drawing and printmaking media. As a part of his process, Timothy invents and uses systems as a means of commenting on the complicated relationships within modern society. By mixing and merging systems (from a series of basic rules to complex mechanical structures) in a variety of media, their symbiosis and antagonisms surface in the emotional and contemplative responses of viewers.

A NOTE ABOUT CLASS SIZE
Classes are limited to 4 students to ensure lots of hands-on time with the tools and personal attention from the instructor. If the class is sold out but you’re still interested in this particular class, we can add your name to a waitlist and will contact you if a ticket becomes available. Email classes@adxportland.com for more information.

* photo credit Richard Wheeler

Start:
May 29, 2017 6:00 PM
End:
May 29, 2017 9:00 PM
Location:
ADX Portland
417 SE 11th Ave
Portland OR United States
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Contact:
Classes at ADX
Email:
classes@adxportland.com
Telephone:
(503) 915-4342
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