Introduction to Wood Engraving – Masterclass with Anne Desmet RA

1 day course
1 May, 26 September 2024
11am to 5pm

£125 Including 1x woodblocks

Introduction to Wood Engraving – Masterclass with Anne Desmet RA

An introduction into the classical method of woodblock engraving. You will engrave your image onto a block using a variety of 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. On this introductory course, you will be taught by Anne Desmet RA, who specialises in Wood Engraving and whose work has received over 40 international awards and is held in museums and collections worldwide.

Course structure
• Explanation of the technique with examples.
• Introduction to equipment and cutting techniques.
• Planning an image and cutting the design.
• Use of rollers and how to ink up your block.
• Printing the block.

Pre-course information
Any image preparation notes will be sent prior to the course date.

Experience level
Suitable for beginners and those wishing to refresh their skills.

Maximum 8 places

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Payment / Terms and Conditions

For all courses except CPSC Certificate course

Full payment of the course fee is required when booking a place. A reserved place is not secure until full payment has been received.

If for any reason you are unable to attend, we will refund monies paid minus a £20 admin fee, as long as you cancel your place more than 1 month before the course start date.

For CPSC Certificate course

Payment for Term 1 is required when booking a place. A reserved place is not secure until this payment has been received. Payments for Terms 2 & 3 will be due at the end of the previous term. Payments for Terms 2 & 3 will be due before the first day of each term.

If for any reason prior to the commencement of the course you are unable to attend, we will refund monies paid minus a £20.00 admin fee, as long as you cancel your place more than 1 month before the course start date. Once you start the course on Term 1 you have committed to all 3 terms. Course transfers are at the discretion of Curwen Print Study Centre.

There is an option to book your place for £100 deposit. If you choose this option your place is secured. The balance of term 1 will be due 20 working days before the start of the course. If you cancel more than 20 working days before the course start date, we will refund monies paid minus a £20 admin fee. If your place is not cancelled during this timescale, and the balance is not paid then the deposit is non refundable. All other Terms & Conditions remain the same.

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