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Japanese Woodblock Printing - Beginner Workshop

Presented by Australian-Peranakan Printmaker Jennifer Lim
Description

'I would recommend this workshop to friends and family - particularly those who are interested in Japanese culture and those who are looking to try something new and different.' - Aileen Lim, Singapore.

Interested in trying a 400-year-old art? Japan-trained printmaker Jennifer Lim breaks down this unique craft in a fun workshop designed for beginners. Learn the traditional techniques and modern application of this fascinating artform.

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
WHERE
Ludo Gallery, Singapore

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

Please book now to secure your place. In the case of cancellation or illness, workshop fees can be transferred to a workshop of the same value to be used within six months of the workshop date by purchaser or friend but are non-refundable.

Australian-Peranakan artist Jennifer Lim creates contemporary paintings and prints inspired by her own cross-cultural experience. Visit her online gallery on Etsy or see her website.



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  • The event description was updated. Diff 2015-10-18 15:51:23
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Mon Nov 2, 2015
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM SGT
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Standard $195.00

On sale until Oct 31, 2015, 11:00:00 PM

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