Z Video: Water-based woodcut printing artisan revives traditional culture

2019-07-02 11:54:21 source: Z Video; Re-edited: Xinyu Xie

Jiang Rui is a teacher of Jiaxing Vocational and Technical College. She has been making water-based woodcut printing for five years in her spare time. She used a fist knife to fold eight scenes of Jiahe on wooden boards. She has carved dozens of woodcut works and printed them on letterhead paper. Although e-mail and WeChat communication methods have replaced letters, Jiang Rui still insists on woodcut printing and provides calligraphers with more distinctive paper carriers. Water-based woodcut printing is a national intangible cultural heritage, and Jiang Rui hopes this traditional culture would pass to new generations.

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