On this one day introduction to Wood Engraving students will be taught the principles of designing for engraving, how to engrave into a block of end grain wood and how to print from the finished block. You will be using Robin’s portable printing press to print your wood engravings.
Please bring sketches or photos to work from.
Robin Mackenzie is a contemporary illustrator and printmaker specialising in wood engravings and lino-cuts. He graduated from the Arts University Bournemouth in 2013 and has since been creating prints for books, magazines and a wide variety of exhibitions and shows.
Robin works from his studio at Walford Mill Crafts in Wimborne, Dorset using a traditional cast iron Albion Press to produce his prints.