Introduction to Fish Printing (Gyotaku)

Days & Times:
Thursday - 10am-4pm
Studio C

This is a hands on fish printing workshop using real fish. Students will learn a brief history of Gyotaku and the basics of how to prepare/set up the fish for printing, how to make special tools for inking, method for inking the fish, and then how to pull detailed prints. Fish and materials will be provided. A final demonstration will be given on how to add the eye of the fish at a later time after the prints have dried completely
*** If students are interested in mounting completed prints to wood panels for completed hanging works of art, check out the mounting and finishing workshop to follow.**