2013 The Printmaking Center of New Jersey

Mokuhanga Japanese Woodblock with April Vollmer
Wednesday, June 5 & June 12, 10am – 4pm

Fees: M: $300, NM: $325. Materials Fee: $40
This two-day workshop is an introduction to traditional Japanese woodblock printing for contemporary artists. Each student will cut and print an edition of color prints to learn about this non-toxic technique. Mokuhanga provides precise registration and great control over color and a connection to an important chapter in the history of printmaking. Each class will begin with a discussion of a different aspect of Japanese woodblock. All levels welcome.

Japanese Waterbase PRINTING ONLY DAY with April Vollmer
Wednesday, June 19, 10am – 4pm
Fees: M: $ 190. , NM: $205. Materials Fee: $30
This class will focus on getting a good print from your blocks using waterbased media applied with Japanese printing brushes and printed with a baren. Blocks created for the technique with kento registration marks cut into the block will work best. Blocks of other wood are welcome.

for more information and to register please visit: www.printnj.org/

Printmaking Center of New Jersey
440 River Rd
Branchburg, NJ 08876
Email: director@printnj.org
Phone: (908) 725-2110

Author: adminapril

April Vollmer is a New York artist who studied mokuhanga after receiving her Master of Fine Arts in printmaking at Hunter College. Her work has been shown widely and she teaches Japanese woodblock regularly at the Lower East Side Printshop. She has participated in many residencies including the Nagasawa Art Park in Japan, and was on the board of the first and second International Mokuhanga Conferences. Her book "Japanese Woodblock Print Workshop" was released in 2015 by Watson-Guptill.