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An Introduction to Lino Cutting in Hampshire.

Duration: Full Day

Price: £95

Run by: Alison Butler
at Blooming Designs - Art in the Barn

Whitewool Farm
East Meon
GU32 1HW

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About the Course

Join us down on the farm in the beautiful Meon Valley for a days printmaking. Our venue for the workshop and our Spring Creative Arts Week, will be our recently restored C18th thatched barn; with superb views over the South Downs it is a unique and inspiring location.

With over 25 years experience teaching and tutoring, artist Liz Wellby will guide you through designing, cutting and printing, enabling you to create your own single colour fine art prints.

We will begin the day with a short walk along the banks of the River Meon that runs close to the Long Barn, gaining ideas and inspiration for your prints. Alternatively you may wish to develop a design of your own choosing, by bringing along your own ideas or images on paper.

Please bring along: your wellies, a digital camera or iPad, an apron, A5/6 ideas or drawings that inspire you, an old magazine to transport your wet prints and a pencil case.

This workshop is suitable for beginners and those wishing to either refresh, or further develop their skills.

About our tutor
Liz Wellby is a versatile 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 in a small village on the edge of the Peak District.

You may wish to extend your stay in the area and book one of our Shepherds Huts at the side of our fishing lakes or alternatively we have a glamping site with 6 Yurts, each with wood burning stoves.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

The workshop will run from 10 - 4pm, with places limited to 12. All materials and equipment will be provided, with refreshments and a delicious homemade lunch that will be served in the barn.

If you have any questions or wish to book a place, please contact Alison Butler.

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The perfect introduction to Lino Cutting which left me wanting more! Thank you Liz, Alison and Andrew for such an enjoyable day. Expert tuition carried out in light and spacious surroundings nestled in the South Downs. Highly recommended and I look forward to sampling more courses in the future.

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Response from Blooming Designs - Art in the Barn:

Really pleased that you had a good day at Art in The Barn.

Thank you for your positivity and look forward to working with you again.

Just remember that Lino Cutting can be addictive!

Best wishes
Alison Butler

What a lovely day, thank you so much to Liz, Alison and Andrew. They all worked tirelessly with good humour and gentle encouragement to ensure we all had a wonderful day! The location is beautiful, an idyllic setting for a relaxing creative day. We all came away from the day very happy with our creations, it is so lovely to have something lasting that you can reprint from and share with others. Thank you, I will definitely be on the look out for more courses and recommending you to friends!

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Response from Blooming Designs - Art in the Barn:

Thank you so much for your lovely comments.

We really appreciate you taking the time to review your day and happy cutting.

Best wishes
Alison Butler

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