In my Japanese woodblock printmaking workshops, participants learn the how to carve, print with water-based pigments, kento registration, and pressing with a baren – all hallmarks of the mokuhanga (wood print) printmaking process dating back to the 17th century.

2021 Schedule

Omaha, NE | July 12 – 17, 2021 | Frogman’s Press  Cancelled due to COVID-19

Grand Marais, MN | July 26 – 30, 2021 | Grand Marais Art Colony.

Ever thought of taking a class in this medium? I will be teaching two one-week workshops in 2021. Make your calendars now! More details will be coming as the times near.


“Mary Brodbeck’s mastery of mokuhanga is nearly as inspiring and beautiful as her patience and kindness as a teacher. I would recommend her workshop to anyone who wants to learn more about Japanese prints.” ~Trishelle J.

“Incredibly thorough! A workshop that engages all skill levels.” ~Ashlee M.

“Mary was great at showing step by step….I improved my process 100%.” ~Barbara M.

“Mary’s class actually exceeded my expectations, it was great.”” ~Dee B.

“Mary is that rare combination, a proficient artist and a great teacher.” ~Alex P.

“Mary’s class was a nice, easy introduction to an art that I am really interested in. She did a lot to make it really accessible.” ~Joe V.

“My experience of having Mary as a personal instructor was extremely helpful and inspiring. It allowed me the courage to work and experiment with a brand new art medium.” ~Sybil G.

“This was the most enjoyable art workshop I have ever taken.” ~Elizabeth G.

* Original Woodblock Prints * Guest Lecturer and Instructor * Documentary Film * Note Cards *
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