Learn the oldest technique used in fine art printmaking of woodcut in Black & White Portrait Print at 1 day workshop
This course will introduce participants basic black and white woodcut engraving (oil-based print) techniques, including wood preparation, drafting, engraving knife use and printing, etc., and how to apply this technique to portrait drawing. Participants create woodcut portrait prints based on their own photos, and the instructor provides individual guidance and advice.
At the end of this workshop, participants will take home an edition of 5 A5 woodcut prints. (If time allows, participants can print more copies.)
*Participants need to bring their portrait photo (mainly face), either others or themselves can
All materials are included and will be provided by the studio. The studio uses oil based ink.
No prior experiences is required.
8 students max per session - course booked on a first-come first-served basis.
Next available dates: N/A
Duration: 5 hours each session Fee: HKD 1800 per person. Bilingual teaching in English / Cantonese / Mandarin
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. He had taken up various part-time jobs, including as an art tutor, teaching assistant, technician, art mover, and temporary staff in the art field. His art practice is focussing on printmaking, and also creates sculptures, moving images and photography—with video works being his favorite.