Introduction to Wood Engraving

1 Day
Friday 9 March ​or Friday 3 August
10am to 4pm

£85 one woodblock included

Introduction to Wood Engraving

1 day course with David Borrington MA RCA

An introduction into the classical method of woodblock engraving. You will engrave your image onto a block using variable tools, each one giving a unique mark. You will learn how to ink up your block and print your image using the relief press. As part of the day, you will be shown examples of traditional and contemporary wood blocks to help you form ideas and develop your own practice.

Maximum 8 places.

Friday 9 March
or Friday 3 August,
10.00 - 4.00

Cost: £85 per person, one woodblock included.


A deposit of £50 per day is required to confirm the booking, with the exception of Certificate Course which requires £400 deposit (cash, bank transfer or cheque only).
Cheques should be made payable to ‘Curwen Print Study Centre’. The balance is due on the first day of the course or start of each term.

Certificate fees are paid in 6 instalments across the 3 terms.

If for any reason you are unable to attend, we will refund monies paid minus a £10.00 admin fee, as long as you cancel your place more than 10 working days before the course start date. Cancellations received less than 10 working days before a course starts will require the full course fee to be paid. (In respect of Certificate courses 20 working days notice is required.)

Curwen Print Study Centre reserves the right to cancel courses – a full refund will be made in these circumstances.