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WYPrintWorkshop / Events / Thu 09 to Thu 23 Aug 2018 (2 weeks)

Japanese Printed Textiles Workshop - 3 day activity

Japanese Printed Textiles Workshop - 3 day activity

Age 13+

Discover the exciting world of Japanese hand-printed textiles. Furoshiki are a type
of traditional Japanese wrapping cloth traditionally used to transport gifts or
other goods.

Suggested donation £2+

Session 1: Thurs 9 August, 2-4
Explore print and design through drawing, inspired by Japanese objects and artworks in the exhibition.

Session 2: Thurs 16 August, 2-4
Learn new skills and develop your artwork using photographic screen printing

Session 3: Thurs 23 August, 2-4
Screen print your artwork onto fabric to create your own unique Furoshiki pieces to keep or give as a gift.

This Summer West Yorkshire Print Workshop celebrates Japan. Inspired by our Studio Technician travelling to the Mokuhanga Innovation Laboratory (Mi-Lab), we have invited artists from across the globe to submit work which employs traditional Japanese printmaking techniques or is inspired by Japanese culture. 27 artists from Japan, UK, Ireland, Italy, Portugal, USA and Australia are exhibiting a fantastic range of art works, exploring a variety of subject matter, imagery and printmaking techniques; including mokulito, gyotaku, mokuhanga, Japanese woodcut, etching, linocut, letterpress and book-works.

Plus a whole range of print activities will be running throughout the show that you can get involved in! Find out more in the link below-

http://www.wypw.org/blog/japan/

Supported by Japan Society & One Community Foundation

For more information visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/japanese-textiles-3-day-activity-tickets-48164075045

Event Location

West Yorkshire Print Workshop

75A Huddersfield Road, Mirfield
WF14 8AT

Telephone: 01924 497 646
Email: info@wypw.org
Website: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/japanese-textiles-3-day-activity-tickets-48164075045

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