WORKSHOP | Intro to Woodcut Printing with Grey Hand Press

WORKSHOP | Intro to Woodcut Printing with Grey Hand Press

When: Tuesday 6 July, 5-8pm

Where: artisan, 45 King Street , Bowen Hills

Cost: $85 per person, limited to 8 places

Skill level: This class is suitable for beginners.

About the workshop:

Learn the basics of relief printmaking with an introduction to woodcut, and print your very own works on paper. This versatile and accessible technique can be applied to the creation of artist’s books, textile design, poster design and limited edition prints.

This class will cover carving out your image from a wood block, safe cutting techniques, inking of the block, and hand printing. You will also be advised on how to hand-colour your prints and options for printing papers.

You will take home a striking set of your own prints, your wood block and full instructions so you have the ability to print at home using this technique.

Included in workshop ticket:

  • Prints and block to keep
  • Access to all materials including cutting tools, inks, brayers, ink slabs, rags, printing paper, cutting mats, etc
  • Information handout to take home
  • Light refreshments

What to bring:

  • Clothes that can get dirty, or an apron
  • Closed in shoes
  • Sample images or sketches (size of block will be approx. 12cm square). Simple images are best.

About the facilitators:

Grey Hand Press is a printmaking studio founded by practicing artists Chris Hagen and Claudia Husband. The studio provides contract printing and publishing options for local and international artists. Their mission is to make printmaking an accessible medium for artists, and to provide fine art print education to printmakers of all ages. Find more of Grey Hand Press at @greyhandpress on Instagram or at

COVID-Safe Policy:

Please be assured artisan has well considered COVID-safe protocols regarding our workshop programming. You will be offered socially distanced seating, access to your own PPE sanitation options at your workspace, and a large extremely well ventilated workshop venue. If you have any queries, please contact

Workshop Cancellation Policy:

Please note this workshop can be cancelled by artisan due to unforeseen circumstances or if minimum numbers are not reached. In this event participants will be refunded accordingly and as soon as possible.

Participant Cancellation Policy:

Workshops have limited spaces and involve preparation by the facilitator.

Bookings cancelled up to one week prior to the start of the workshop may be refunded, but a 20% non-refundable administration fee will be deducted.

Bookings cancelled within a week of the workshop commencing will NOT be refunded.

You are welcome to transfer your booking to another person prior to the workshop commencing. Please confirm this arrangement in writing to


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