Ewa Budka is ELP’s current self funded resident. She has recently graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw. Here she worked closely with the Academy of Katowice researching an alternative printmaking process – Mokulito.
Mokulito is an alternative printmaking process based on the principles of Lithography. It was discovered by Professor Seishi Ozaku in Japan over 30 years ago. His process replaces the traditional Bavarian slate used in lithography with a plate of plywood, which possesses the same characteristics as the Lithographic stone. Using a plywood matrix, allows the artist to make up to 25 prints. The discovery of Mokulito by Prof. Ozaku has allowed a blend of purely lithographic traces and sharp woodcut marks.
Without the use of acids or harsh solvents, the Mokulito process is ideal for beginners and printmakers from all backgrounds.
Her research has been awarded a scholarship in the U.S, she has lectured about her findings internationally and it has now brought her here to the UK where she continues to develop her practice.
For more information about the course and to book please click here.
Learn how to create beautiful photographic etchings at ELP with Victoria Browne.
This is a specialist course offering hands on experience etching photosensitive polymer. The plates exhibit a continuous tone, fine detail and rich blacks. There is also the opportunity to develop plates for relief printing, ideal for letterpress and logos.
The course focuses on a combination of digital imaging software, UV exposing and traditional etching. Suitable for beginners and those with previous printmaking experience.
Course starts in June! For more information and to book click here.
Next in the ELP Artist Talk Series – Artist Talk with Professor Tetsuya Noda, June 8th
Professor Noda is one of the world’s pre-eminent printmakers and a leading figure in Japanese contemporary design.
He is well known for artworks that capture moments in daily life; neighbourhood scenes, his young daughter or vegetables in the kitchen.
His ongoing series of diary entries spans almost 50 years of his life and is made up of approximately 500 works. The series combines photographic silk screen and wood block or lithographic prints.
Noda currently has an exhibition of prints at the Japanese Gallery in the British Museum. He is visiting the UK for a short time in June and we are honoured to have him visiting the studio to talk about his work and current exhibition.
Everyone welcome, please RSVP to [email protected]
4pm, June 8th
19 Warburton Rd, Hackney
Deadlines for ELP’s funded and self-funded residency opportunities are fast approaching!
ELP’s residency programme was set up to promote professional development in printmaking, creating an arena for visiting artists to share their knowledge and experiences as well as learn from artists and designers working in the studio.
Application deadline, June 1st. To learn more about the residency programme and to apply click here