Photo and Landscape Woodcut 2 day workshop taught by Jay Lau
When: December 17 - 18, 2022 at 11am - 5pm, 1 hr for lunch
Class size: 8 students
Where: L5-24 JCCAC, 30 Pak Tin Street, Shek Kip Mei, Kowloon, Hong Kong
No prior experiences is required.
Learn the oldest technique used in fine art printmaking of woodcut in Black & White Landscape Print at a two day workshop.
This workshop will introduce how to use photos to make black and white landscape woodcut prints (mimeographs) related to landscapes. Skills taught include post-processing photos, preparing wood panels, overwriting, engraving and printing.
Participants create woodcut prints based on their own photos, and Jay will provide individual guidance and advice. After completing the two-day workshop, participants will complete an A4 size work with at least 3 prints.
Demonstrate the skills of black and white woodcut printmaking, introduce the knowledge and techniques of woodcut printmaking, and let the participants try a piece of woodcut printmaking practice (a5 size)
Basic retouching skills
Use plastic colour transfer photo on woodblock
Complete a piece of A4 size work with at least 3 editions
What students need to prepare before class: Participants need to provide an A5 size photo before the class, and the instructor will make a simple post-production. Email mpc by 12th December of your file.
Jay Lau Ka-chun is studying Master of Fine Arts in the Department of Fine Arts, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He received Hong Kong Open Printshop’s “Hong Kong Fine Print” award in 2019. His art practice focuses on printmaking also sculpture, moving images and photography.