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Printmaking: European Colour Woodcut with Umberto Giovannini.


From the press release.

Umberto Giovannini is a visiting artist at Art Academy Print.  He is a Master printer with twenty years experience of the camaieu and chiaroscuro European woodcut techniques. The course offers two days of woodcut in a western tradition, focusing on colour using oil based inks. Follow in the footsteps of renowned artists Albrecht Dürer, Edvard Munch and Paul Cezanne. Suitable for students seeking to develop their basic printmaking skills.

Saturday:
Umberto will present the history of European woodcut, combined with demonstrations of handcarving and printing with two blocks. Students will learn the camaieu woodcut technique that employs two or three tints of a single colour, to develop their personal projects.

Sunday:
Students will continue to improve their skills and complete an edition of woodcut prints with the support of one-to-one tutoring from Umberto.

AAP studio is a low-toxic environment with professional printmaking facilities and a hands-on learning experience for a maximum of 8 students per course.

Language: Italian/ English

THE ART ACADEMY
Mermaid Court
165A Borough High Street
London SE1 1HR

tel: +44 (0) 207 407 6969
info@artacademy.org.uk

Course Code:  AAP1103004
Tutor:  Umberto Giovannini
Dates:  Saturday & Sunday, 25 & 26 February 2012
Time:  10am – 5pm
Course Fee:  £120

More info and booking
http://www.artacademy.org.uk/#/european-colour-woodcut/4558272049

Info about Umberto Giovannini
www.umbertogiovannini.itwww.opificiodellarosa.org

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