Create images using the ancient traditional Japanese Ukiyo-e style of printing by hand, still widely used in Japan today. Students will learn about the materials, tools, and techniques required in the practice of this traditional form of image making. Each student will leave having produced two or three small editions of their own prints.
Advancing the Art of the Book.
Takuji Hamanaka is a teacher and freelance printer. He was an apprentice at the Adachi Woodblock Printing Studio in Tokyo, Japan. He learned printing methods by reproducing prints of old Japanese masters such as Hokusai, Hiroshige, Utamaro, and others. He has worked at the Water Print Studio in To... view full bio