Northern Print are running two courses led by Chris Daunt. There are still places left. Contact Northern Print for all the relevant details, bookings etc. This from their brochure:
Wood Engraving with Chris DauntDuring this course, leading wood engraver Chris Daunt will guide you through this fascinating process. You will be shown how to transfer a simple image on to a wood block, how to use specialist tools to cut the block and then how to ink and print it. All tools and materials are provided and there will be the opportunity to purchase additional materials at the end of the course. Suitable for beginners.
Thursday 11 August (1 day course)
10am-5pm | £55 | £49.50 concession
Ex Libris: Design & Print a Book Plate
Leading Wood Engraver Chris Daunt will be running a wood engraving course over 6 evenings, which will result in you producing your very own book plate. Chris will take you through the tradition of book plates (also known as Ex Libris) and will then help you to design, cut and print your book plate as a wood engraving. No experience is required – suitable for complete beginners. You could make one for yourself or even as a Christmas gift for someone.
Wednesdays 14, 21, 28 September & 5, 12, 19 October
6pm-8.30pm | £150 | £135 concession (6 sessions)
Northern Print Stepney Bank Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 2NP
Tel: 0191 261 7000 Fax: 0191 261 6700 Minicom: 0191 261 6710
Find Northern Print here: http://www.northernprint.org.uk/pages/home.php
Chris Daunt has a website here: http://chrisdaunt.com/