Mokuhanga: Traditional Japanese Woodblock Printmaking

August 27, 2015 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Volcano Art Center Niaulani Campus
19-4074 Old Volcano Road
Volcano, HI 96785
$70/$63 VAC Members

22-HokusaiKatsuhika-SowerAtTheFootOfTheMountain-1833Learn the art of Mokuhanga: Traditional Japanese Woodblock Printmaking, a relief printing technique using Japanese tools and natural materials. This series will be offered on four Thursday afternoons, beginning August 27 with well-known painter/printmaker, Glenn Yamanoha. He will introduce the fundamental techniques of Mokuhanga such as cutting with chisels, preparing blocks and paper, registration, and printing with a baren.

Glenn Yamanoha studied Mokuhanga in Kyoto, Japan on a Monbusho (Japan Government) scholarship between 1988-90.

No experience is necessary for this introductory workshop.

Four Thursday afternoons: August 27, September 3, 10, 17. 1-3pm

$70/$63 VAC Members

Supplies provided for the first class only.

The supply list for the remaining classes includes:

Standard Quality Baren, Medium
1/4″ Shina Plywood, 8×10
1/4” Shina Plywood, 2×3 (2)
Nori, rice paste, 220 gram tube
Yasutomo Bokuju, (shodo ink) 2 fl oz
Washi: Shin-Torinoko – Cream, 12 x 15 (1)
Washi: Mulberry – Warm White, 12 x 15 (1)
carving chisels

misc.(from home)
plastic sprayer (H2O)
cardboard (grey)
shelving (rubber) liner


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