Xylography is the oldest engraving technique but it still retains its charm. Woodcut allows to print highly expressive images, in which the voice of the engraved wood is immediately recognizable. The course aims to offer a brief historical introduction of the technique and its uses in the artistic field, followed by a phase of designing and preparation of the matrix. Finally the participants will print their matrices with the printing press.The course is open to all those who want to try a manual engraving technique and no experience with printing is required.
DURATION: 10 hours divided into 2 days
PARTICIPANTS: min 5 – max 10