ICAD Workshops in the Print Museum

The National Print Museum, Beggars Bush, Dublin 4.

Opening

06/11/2007

09/11/2007

2.30 - 5.30pm

Cost

€25

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Letterpress and typography workshop
November 6th 2007, 2.30 – 5.30pm
One of three workshops specially designed for a professional audience by the National Print Museum and ICAD. Letterpress printing’s strengths are crisp lines, patterns and typography. You will explore the unique quality attained by the impression left on paper by letterpress printing and to approach typography in a fresh and tactile way. This is your chance to give that mac a rest and get your hands dirty.

Print tradition & capabilities
November 8th 2007, 2.30 – 5.30pm
This workshop will bring the world of print alive. Sean Sills, Con Devlin and Tim Beijer will demonstrate traditional printing methods and induct you in the most cutting edge print techniques and capabilities. A must for anyone who works in the printed media.

Japanese Woodblock Printing
November 9th 2007, 2.30 – 5.30pm
One of three workshops specially designed for a professional audience by the National Print Museum and ICAD. This is an illustrated talk and practical printing demonstration introducing Japanese woodblock printing as an art form, which was introduced into Japan, along with papermaking, in the eighth century by Buddhist missionaries. The workshop includes a brief history on Japanese woodblock printing in the ukiyo-e tradition and the opportunity to print from a carved woodblock.

All workshops cost €25 to attend and you can book by contacting elaine@icad.ie

Places are limited

Workshops curated by Elaine McDevitt and Mairead White.

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