Japanese Woodblock Printmaking: Black & White

Japanese Woodblock Printmaking: Black & White




13 October 2021-
1 December 2021




The Prince's Foundation School of Traditional Arts


Study master examples of Japanese woodblock printing before making your own black and white print.

This is an introductory course for those who would like to start Japanese woodblock printing. Students will learn a step-by-step process for creating a black and white woodblock print.

As well as producing a print, students will learn how to use and look after their tools, brushes and papers in detail, and to produce their own prints independently after the course has ended.

An absolute prerequisite to learning printmaking in colour.

Who is this course for?

All levels of ability and experience are welcome. You must be aged 18 or over to participate in our programmes.

What days do I attend?

Wednesday, 13, 20, 27 October, 3, 10, 17, 24 November, and 1 December 2021

How many students can attend?

8 people

Where will this course take place?

This course will take place at our studios at The Prince's Foundation School of Traditional Arts, 19-22 Charlotte Road, London EC2A 3SG.

What should I bring to class?

All materials will be provided.

Wear comfortable clothing that you do not mind getting slightly messy. Avoid wearing baggy clothing (especially sleeves), loose jewellery, high heels or open-toed shoes.

Do you offer concessions?

Yes, we offer concessions for full-time students and OAPs.

Concessions cannot be applied in retrospect. To receive a concession, please apply via our online form. We will then send you a discount code to use when booking your space.

COVID-19: Keep yourself and others safe

Your health and safety are our number one priority. The School will provide a detailed briefing to students on COVID-19 measures before attending the course.

Terms & Conditions

The School reserves the right to discontinue or suspend a Course up to fourteen (14) calendar days before the advertised start date of the Course. This course requires a minimum number of enrollments to run.

Our normal terms and conditions apply, with the addition of the following:

  • Please don't attend if you feel unwell or have COVID-19 symptoms. We will be happy to refund your fee, or put your fee towards a course on a future date in the next 12 months.

  • If we are unable to hold a session in person due to a change in conditions, e.g. another UK lockdown, this course cannot be held online.

Paper for this course is generously donated by Awagami Factory, Tokushima, Japan. Awagami Factory

Tutor Biography

Hiroko Imada

Born in Tokyo, Hiroko Imada studied at the Tokyo Zokei University and later at the Slade School of Fine Art (University College London). Her degree show in 1992 caught the attention of The Times art critic David Cohen, who described her work as ‘heralding an impressive new talent’. In 1992, Imada was awarded the British Council Fellowship for her achievements at the Slade. She is now based in London.