Printmaking

Woodcut printmaking – pattern in nature with Merlyn Chesterman

Ref: S5D08621

Suitable for all

£634.00
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About this course

West Dean Gardens in spring offer a myriad of opportunities to look closely at nature - such as trees, textures, flowers, fractals, moss and water. Combine the natural grain in wood with spirited cutting to create lively woodcuts.

Tutors

Merlyn Chesterman

Merlyn Chesterman is a woodblock printmaker. She trained in Fine Art at Bath Academy of Art. She has a Dip Ed and has taught at West Dean since 2005. Merlyn has a studio in North Devon, and her woodcuts are exhibited worldwide.

She is a Senior Fellow of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers, and in 2014 set up Pine Feroda, a group of 4 printmakers who work collaboratively to produce large-scale woodcuts. Merlyn has recently completed residencies in Hangzhou China, Hong Kong and Sweden, and is co-author of the book 'Making Woodblock Prints', published by Crowood Press.

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Residential option available. Find out accommodation costs and how to book here.

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