Introduction to Woodblock Printing

Explore woodblock printing, humanity’s oldest printmaking process. You’ll learn to design and transfer an image onto the block and cut the block to produce a relief image. Then, we’ll cover how to transfer the image to paper, both printing it by hand and by press.

Special Notes

  • Classes are confirmed one week prior to the start date. In order to help us confirm classes, please register as early as possible.
    This class meets from 10am-4pm on Saturday and 1-4pm on Sunday.
    On-site courses do not come with studio access outside of class time. Paid open studio access is available through our Studio Access Program. Please visit for more information.
About the Instructor

Dennis Winston

Dennis R. Winston is on the faculty of the Virginia Museum and the Visual Arts Center of Richmond and has received honors both locally and nationally as an artist and as an educator. He has been included in an educational multimedia series entitled, “African American Artists: Past and Present,” and recently was included in the textbook publication “Below the Surface; Ethnic Echoes in America’s Modern and Contemporary Art”. Winston’s work can be found in many private and public collections including the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, the University of Virginia Medical Center, Capital One Corporation, Lynchburg College Museum, University of Richmond Museum, National Civil Rights Museum, Longwood University, and Museum of African American Art of Dallas.

He recently received the 2016 and 2017 award of distinction for printmaking in the Virginia Artists Exhibitions at the C.H. Taylor Art Center in Hampton, Virginia and is included in the VMFA ON THE Road Art mobile.

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Introduction to Woodblock Printing

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Class Details
September 28 - September 2910 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Days: Sun Sat
Tuition: $135.00
Member Tuition: $121.50
Additional fees apply
Instructor: Dennis Winston
Level: All Levels