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Japanese Woodblock Printing - Beginner Workshop

Presented by Australian-Peranakan Printmaker Jennifer Lim
Description

Want to try your hand at a 400-year-old art? Japan-trained printmaker Jennifer Lim breaks down this unique tradition into easy steps in a fun workshop designed for beginners. Learn the traditional techniques and modern application of this fascinating craft.


Enjoy printing multiple colours and experience the translucent and gentle nature of Japanese woodblock printing. Gain satisfaction in carving your own block and print it together with specially pre-carved blocks to create a unique myriad of colour and design. Design your own image or use some supplied Peranakan inspired images!


Participants will learn image transfer, block carving, paper preparation and proofing. Water-based and non-toxic, Japanese woodblock printing is an exciting way to gain an insight into traditional Ukiyoe prints.


No experience is necessary and all tools and materials are provided. Participant numbers are kept small to ensure lots of teacher attention. Take home a carved block to display and an edition of prints to impress your friends!


WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • See contemporary and antique 'ukiyoe' and 'mokuhanga' prints
  • Learn to transfer your design onto the block, carve and print
  • Experience printing using the hand-held baren, brush, glue and paint
  • Edition a set of prints on genuine Japanese washi paper
WHEN
Saturday, 5 September 2015, 10.00am to 4.00pm

WHERE
Ludo Gallery, Waterloo Street, Singapore

BOOK NOW - LIMITED PLACES PER WORKSHOP
Fee: $195 includes all materials and refreshments.

TESTIMONIALS - See examples and read what students have to say about Jennifer's workshops!

Please contact me to secure your place. Workshop fees are non refundable but can be transferred to a workshop of the same value to be used within a six-month period starting from workshop date.

Jennifer Lim creates contemporary hand-made prints with a cross-cultural flair in limited editions. Visit her online gallery on Etsy or see her website.

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  • The event description was updated. Diff 2015-09-01 12:48:55
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Sat Sep 5, 2015
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM SGT
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Tickets
Standard $195.00

On sale until Sep 3, 2015, 9:00:00 PM

Venue Address
261 Waterloo Street, #02-05 Waterloo Centre Singapore 180261 Singapore
Organizer
Jennifer Lim
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