Relief Engraving Printmaking (Two Day Workshop)

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

Two Day Workshops