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Lino Printing Course

18 Oct - 15 Nov 2018



This no pressure 6 week course aims to take students along a journey of print-making discovery from the very basics to learning more complex multi-coloured techniques and designs as well as introducing other mediums to add texture & depth to your work. £75 includes all materials & light refreshments.

Week 1 – 11th October Starting out – Let’s start with the very basics! From the history, tools and materials to designing and creating your first linocut of the 6 week course; simples!

Week 2 – 18th October Perfecting the Print – Getting the perfect print ain’t easy! We spend this session working with ink, papers and a press whilst having fun mixing colours and creating some great prints with your lino cut from week 1. We will also create a small design project note book to jot down ideas and sketches for week 3’s workshop topic of your choice.

Week 3 – 25th October Focus on; Design – You will bring your design project notebook and create a second linocut based on your ideas and thoughts in your design project notebook. You can choose from one of the following areas, or pick your own:- Abstract/ Landscapes/ Geometric/ Flora & Fauna/ People/ Pattern Repeat/ PYO.

Weeks 4 & 5 – 1st November & 8th November Getting Complicated – Reductive/ Multi-Block Techniques – You will learn how to design more complex prints and choose from one of these methods to create amazing multi coloured prints across 2 sessions.

Week 6 – 15th November The Grand Finale / Printing with Collage & Coloured Papers – This week takes us to another level using collage and coloured papers to extend your printing outcomes to new heights. Creating another linocut or working with an existing one you will build on your learning from the course so far to make your final masterpiece to show off to proud family and friends.

11th October 18th October 25th October 1st November 8th November 15th November 7-9pm £75 for the full 6 weeks including all materials and light refreshments.