Intro to Xilography: learn how to draw and cut on wood | Laura Lencioni | Skillshare

Intro to Xilography: learn how to draw and cut on wood

Laura Lencioni, artist + surface pattern designer

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15 Videos (1h 3m)
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      1:12
    • Your project

      0:36
    • Basic Supplies

      1:39
    • Choosing the wood

      1:51
    • Where to take inspiration

      1:52
    • A few useful tips

      2:26
    • Drawing directly on wood

      2:03
    • Transfer your drawing on wood and completing it

      5:24
    • Cutting the wood Mushrooms on Poplar

      9:34
    • Cutting the wood Flower on Okoume

      5:03
    • Abstract drawing and cutting on wood Okoume

      4:40
    • Printing the first block

      8:56
    • Printing the the flowered block and printing with handpressure

      8:30
    • Printing the wood mushrooms on Poplar

      4:40
    • Cleaning the wood

      4:28

About This Class

Are you a drawing lover like me? If you are, check out my class on Xilography (Woodcut), the art to draw and cut on wood, and to make prints out of it.

Let me show you what Xilography is and why you are going to love it, how to do it, the fun and relaxing aspect of it, the basic technical skills to do it on your own, the supplies and a few tips.

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One of the things I like is that wood is part of nature and has a life of its own that adds up to your drawing.

This is a surface printing technique, join me to learn how to create art in a unique way, have fun and add a new skill to your creative set of abilities.

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Laura Lencioni

artist + surface pattern designer

I'm Laura, I live in Tuscany, Italy.

I am an artist, a surface pattern designer that loves drawing, cats, nature and quirky inspiring stories. I love to draw and paint and to mix traditional and digital to create illustrations and patterns.

 

As a little girl I loved to draw and to imagine stories. I enrolled in Painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Carrara after my high school on social science. I believe in life long learning and that doing art can make you grow ...

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