New - 2 colour lino cutting & printing in Derbyshire.

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Description

Lino cutting and printing is a very enjoyable process that can be explored at our kitchen tables and requires the minimum of specialist equipment. Many of us may remember creating our first lino cut during our Art lessons at secondary school. If you have created a number of single colour lino prints and now feel ready to challenge yourself further, this is the workshop for you. However, if you are new to the process, you may prefer to focus on the skills relating to one colour cutting and printing and work at a slightly slower pace. Working from your chosen images, artist, teacher and maker, Liz Wellby, will guide you through this one day workshop, introducing you to 2 colour lino cutting and printing. You will cover developing ideas into designs, re cap safe cutting methods and the two stages of cutting and hand printing. Liz Wellby will host this workshop at her home studio, The Slipper Studio. The venue is beautifully presented with handcrafted workbenches and a wood burner, with views into the village. About the tutor Liz Wellby is a versatile and experienced artist, teacher and maker, with a particular interest in sculpture and printmaking. Following the completion of a Fine Arts degree at Loughborough University and subsequent post graduate studies, she returned to Derbyshire, where for over 25 years she has lived and worked. Liz now lives and works from The Slipper Studio, in a small village on the edge of the Peak District, kept company by her husband and a cat called Bert. It is possible to arrange this workshop on different dates; should you wish to book 3 places for friends and family, the cost is £79 per person or £99 each for 2 people; please contact me via ‘message the tutor’, if this is of interest.

What's included in the price?

The workshop runs from 10 - 4pm, with places limited to just 3* and costs £79; all materials and equipment will be provided, with refreshments served throughout the day - just bring your lunch. NB Slippers are optional. Please select 'chat with the maker' if you would like to contact the course organiser in advance of booking with any queries or requests. *COVID19 update Due to the ongoing situation, a range of measures will remain in place. A workspace will be provided for each person, with individual materials and equipment. You will need to wear a facial covering/mask for limited times during workshops, when social distancing cannot be observed, such as during demonstrations.

Duration

6 hours (10:00am to 4:00pm)

Cancellation policy

Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts

Maker


Venue

The Slipper Studio, Carsington, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 4BY

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Tutor can travel
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Father's Day
  • Intermediate level
  • Mother's Day
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