Relief Engraving Printmaking (Two Day Workshop)
July 16, 2022 09:00 AM 04:00 PM
Description: The basics of relief engraving (also known as wood-engraving) will be covered in this class including: tool usage, carving techniques, and printing techniques. Use of line, composition, pattern, value, and emotive imagery will also be covered.
Specific Techniques to be Taught:
Day 1: Relief engraving provides incredible opportunity for detail. Focusing on tool usage and carving motor skills, we spend ample time carving the first day.
Day 2: We will pick up with carving, and begin to finish our plates, prepping edges and shaping as needed. Printing of the engravings will take place Day 2 and we will focus on inking techniques and experimental printing.
Medium: Relief Engraving
Skill Level: All