Woodcut prints – exploring the process with Rod Nelson

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Experiment with this ancient art form as you explore woodcut printing techniques using the wood itself as a starting point. Use a variety of woods and papers, experiment with cutting techniques and print with presses or by hand.


Rod Nelson

Rod is a self-taught woodblock printmaker and has exhibited work in the UK, Germany and China. His mastery of technical skills has developed from many years working as a professional woodworker. He is co-author (with Merlyn Chesterman) of the book 'Making Woodblock Prints' and has enjoyed teaching for many years at West Dean and elsewhere.


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