Nature Printing Workshop - Introduction to Gyotaku (Fish Printing)
Instuctor: Cyndi Lanier
Skill Level: Beginner or above
Cost: $95 plus supplies. (Members receive 10% discount on class. Supplies are not included in the discount)
Supplies: $65 paid to instructor on day of class.
Hands on fish printing workshop. After learning a brief history of Gyotaku, students will learn the basics of how to prepare the fish for printing, how to make special tools for inking, method for inking the fish and then how to make prints. Final demonstration will be given on how to add the eye of the fish. We will practice on newsprint and then pull final prints on Japanese paper. All materials and fish will be supplied by the instructor. (Note - we will be working with oil based inks so please wear clothing that won’t be ruined or bring an apron or smock to wear).
Bring a snack - we will take a 30/45 min break between set up and printing.
If you are interested in mounting your prints for completed art works, sign up for Wet Mounting Class on Feb 7th. (We will choose cradled wood panels and background papers for mounting and completion of artwork.
minimum 4 - maximum 10
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