Learn the art of wood engraving from a recognised expert in the field. As well as fine line engraving on end-grain boxwood, Anne will show hand burnishing on Japanese papers, printing with a press and the creative possibilities of collage using wood engraved prints and unusual printed papers.
Anne Desmet RA studied at the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, Oxford and London’s Central School of Art and Design. She was awarded a scholarship at the British School at Rome in 1989, is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers, and a Member of the Society of Wood Engravers. Anne is a specialist in wood engravings, linocuts and mixed-media collage. She has achieved thirty international awards and is represented in museums worldwide. This course coincides with the exhibition Anne Desmet RA: An Italian Journey at Gainsborough’s House from 23 June to October 2018.
The course fee is £230 or £210 for Print Workshop members. Please
book by telephone on 01787 372958 using your credit or debit card
or call into reception.
Places are limited to nine adults.
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