Experience the art of wood engraving which is executed on the endgrain of a closely grained hardwood. Practise engraving then learn how to transfer a design to a block, print and correct proofs.
Chris studied Fine Art and English Literature at Newcastle University. He has taught extensively in the UK, as well as Poland and the USA. He was an illustrator for many years and produced work for the BBC, Folio Society and Shell, and for several private presses. Chris is an elected member of The Society of Wood Engravers and is one of the few makers of engraving blocks in the world. His recent work has focused on the rare practice of colour wood engraving.