Japanese Woodblock Prints

Carve a woodblock using hand tools, and print following a Japanese tradition, using water-based inks, without a press. Stretch the traditional techniques to fit your own style. Learn to sharpen carving tools with water stones. Materials fee includes tools to make prints in your home studio. 

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Other Summer Craft Intensives

Immerse yourself in craftsmanship, creativity and community. Exchange ideas, inspire each other during classroom walkthroughs.

Course Number


Class Size


Age Range

17+, teens with instructor's permission

Skill Level

All Levels




Please bring to class:

  • Materials fee of $40
  • A sketchbook or drawing paper
  • Pens/pencils for sketching & note taking

Additional materials will be discussed in class

Instructor, Schedule, and Cost


Section 1M: Monday–Thursday, 10am–4pm

Aug 15–18, 

$303 – FULL ($45 materials fee, payable in class)

Instructor: Kevin Frances