Intro to Wood Engraving

Join Carl Montford, an accomplished wood engraver and iron handpress wizard, for a very hands-on weekend learning wood engraving, Saturday & Sunday Feb. 1st and 2nd, 2020 at the School of Visual Concepts. With a theme of insects, you will engrave an original illustration or get inspiration from Carl’s collection of historical engravings. Then, on…

Wood Engraving, Dark Arts in Buffalo, NY

This one-day workshop is specially designed as a taster/teaser – short & sweet, like summer’s kiss! It’s dark, it’s devilishly detailed – you’ll be charmed by its history, its delicate, but bold, woodcut characteristics, and its intimate scale. Walk away with the know-how to make illustrations the “old” way—black & white images hand-cut into end…

Seattle Area Wood Engraving Primer

Wood Engraving is no stranger to the Seattle area thanks to WEN Member Carl Montford’s passion for sharing the process. Intro to Wood Engraving, held at the School of Visual Concepts (SVC) in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood — home to Amazon, Facebook, Google, and the Elephant Super Car Wash — will be an especially perfect…

Wood Engraving Weekend Workshop with Jim Horton

This workshop will cover the basic techniques and materials of wood engraving, a relief printmaking technique. Wood engravings are usually created in a small, illustrative format that renders great detail and wonderful contrasting tones. Engraving is almost a meditative activity. Wood engraving is done on hard, end-grain wood blocks with special tools called gravers. If…