Feeling Worn Down ... Again?

Posted by Dave Bull on March 21, 2020 [Permalink]

A few years back, I made a post on this blog attempting to answer one of the most common questions we get asked here: "How many prints can you make from a block before it gets worn out?"

At that time, I answered by showing one of the woodblocks used in the Print Party room in our Asakusa shop. Well today ... I can basically repeat that post, almost word for word!

Take a look at this ...

... and a closeup:


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Gampi Paper Now Available

Posted by Cameron Hilker on February 14, 2020 [Permalink]

New items are available on our website! Mokuhankan has long been your home for beautiful woodblock prints. This week, we added gampi paper to our catalogue and are finally taking the first steps toward also providing the supplies needed to make your own prints wherever you are in the world!⁠


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More Mountain Cherry Wood

Posted by Cameron Hilker on February 6, 2020 [Permalink]

Aoyama-san bought some freshly-harvested yamazakura cherry wood from the mountains of Tochigi for use at Mokuhankan.


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Year-end update video!

Posted by Dave Bull on December 30, 2019 [Permalink]

Video alert! I’ve cut it pretty close this time, but I did get this announcement of the 2020 subscription series published before the end of 2019 … just! :-)


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Welcome Back, Ayumi!

Posted by Cameron Hilker on December 6, 2019 [Permalink]

Ayumi Ohashi is back and printing with us again!

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Fabiola Gil Demonstrates Using Carbon Paper

Posted by Cameron Hilker on October 1, 2019 [Permalink]

Fabiola Gil uses carbon paper to test her key block.

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Share in the fun - 2019 version!

Posted by Dave Bull on September 18, 2019 [Permalink]

The 2019 version of our Share in the Fun Certificates have now been sent out to waiting Patreons!

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Eight Views of Cats - Update #1

Posted by Dave Bull on September 4, 2019 [Permalink]

Video alert! Update time … I’ve finally got the first update on the Eight Views of Cats project ready for you, including a selection of interesting designs received so far!

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New video ... and new font!

Posted by Dave Bull on August 24, 2019 [Permalink]

The next David's Choice video is ready ...

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Easter Eggs!

Posted by Dave Bull on July 29, 2019 [Permalink]

Video alert! You didn’t expect this one so soon, I’m sure ... We have something ‘a little bit different’ for you today - a short little video that will show you how to discover some hidden Easter Eggs in our Ukiyo-e Heroes Portraits prints!

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David's Choice - Episode #9 video is ready!

Posted by Dave Bull on June 28, 2019 [Permalink]

The next in our David’s Choice video series has just ...

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Design for us!

Posted by Dave Bull on May 31, 2019 [Permalink]

Announcing a new series of prints ... 'Eight Views of Cats'!

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Suga-san and the 'Classical Beauty'

Posted by Cameron Hilker on May 24, 2019 [Permalink]

Suga-san has printed one of the most difficult prints in the Mystique of the Japanese Print subscription series.

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Supplementary video ...

Posted by Dave Bull on May 20, 2019 [Permalink]

Yet another video upload ... It's getting to be a habit!

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