For those of you that attended the Mokuhanga exhibition at the Japan Foundation in Toronto, here is a chance to try your hand at creating your own mokuhanga print. You will have seen Elizabeth Forrest's work at the exhibition, she was a student of Kurosaki sensei, and before that she was a printmaking instructor at OCAD.
If you jhaven't seen the 'Wood, Water, Paper, MOKUHANGA' exhibition, it is on until Nov. 15, 2008 at the Japan Foundation located at Bloor and Bay on the 2nd floor.
NENGA JOU MOKUHANGA WORKSHOP
Year of the Cow 2009
CREATE A JAPANESE NEW YEAR CARD and at the same time learn the basics of MOKUHANGA with instructor, Elizabeth Forrest.
Learn reduction carving and printing with at least 2 colours using waterbased pigments to create a small edition of new years cards. Please come with a “cow” idea or sketch. Plan for a 14 x 9 cm image.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 23 AND SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 30,2008
From 10am – 4:30pm
Week one is for carving, week two is for learning to print.
KOZO STUDIO GALLERY, 257 Broadview Ave at
Dundas St. East, Toronto (formerly at the Distillery)
$95 + $15 for materials (woodlock, papers, pigments)
Good quality, authentic tools provided: carving tools, hake brushes, barens. NOTE: 10% off for cheques received before November 20th
Register now to avoid disappointment. For further information and to register: email Elizabeth at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PS Yes, Akemi Nishidera is still at KOZO, but I’m helping out a little more this time. EF