On an oil painting session looking at the techniques of British landscape painter Ivon Hitchens, people set up in the idylic Evenlode valley near Charlbury (Just 15 minutes train journey from Oxford)
Medieval botanic transfer printmaking at the studio.
In 1520 knowledge of making plant impressions spread widely in northern Italy after Leonard Da Vinci wrote about the process.
This workshop focusses on the process of placing an inked plant between sheets of paper, which is then passed through an etching press. The impression can then be augmented by carefully painting in the roots or to indicate the colour of a flower or fruit.