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Description

As an artist myself I use these items in my own print work – I’m Catherine an Artist based in Liverpool UK. I also teach in-person workshops all year round across the UK showing different lino print techniques (pre-Covid). Trust me… I tried all the rollers, all the inks, all the cutters… I put together this kit along with written step by step instructions, 3 x design templates and a series of video tutorials that range from very basic to more advanced techniques. This kit makes a great gift and comes in a sturdy box with printed tissue. Happy to hand write personal gift messages to go along with the kit if you are sending as a gift. Inks are UK brand ESSDEE I measure out from tubes into tins with a screw lid to prevent drying out. You will have plenty of ink to complete 10 card prints or 20 postcard size and lots more. WHY BUY ME: - Unlike other kits, I include everything you need so no looking for anything you didn't know you needed! - My online YouTube videos show you how to use exactly this kit & are super easy! - The choice of colours cannot be found anywhere! Unlike kits which include a large tube of a single colour, here you can try out which colours you like and mix them together because they're water-based. - Most kits don't provide 2 rollers - this one does!! You might keep a roller clean to rub over the back of your design or you might want to use 2 colours at the same time like a sunset effect! Or there might be 2 of you trying out the printing :) For ink colours please see below list and add a comment at placing an order to advise me which 4 you have chosen. Colours available: Simply Black Chalk White Emerald Green True Blue (a bright ultra-marine) Canary Yellow (a bright daisy yellow) Chilli Red (a bright vibrant red) Forest Green (a dark shade popular for botanical prints) Pea Green (a paler more fresh green) Turquoise (like the gemstone a slightly green shade of cyan) Midnight Blue (a dark navy or Prussian/indigo shade) Vintage teal (a darker shade of turquoise similar to kingfisher blue) Iris Purple (a bright shade like violets) Mustard (just like Dijon! - ochre or dirty yellow great for landscapes) Burnt Sienna (a warm earthy mid brown) Espresso (dark chocolate good for animal prints) Pumpkin orange (zesty & juicy) Good as gold - metallic Sassy silver - metallic Copper bronze - metallic Metallic green

What's included in the price?

KIT includes 18 items: 1) inking tray - space to roll out 2/3 colours approx A4 size - wash clean soapy water. 2) roller (brayer) 6cm rubber specifically for lino print can use with other crafts 3) EXTRA ROLLER brand Essdee. 4) lino piece EASYCUT reversible 10x15cm - so you can do a different design on each side! 5) 2 additional lino sheets in a softcut blue and traditional pale grey 6) lino cut tool handle - comfortable shape 7) 5 cutting blades - watch my YouTube to see how each cutting blade produces a different mark! Brand - Essdee. 8) artist palette knife (spatula) 9) pack of 10 bright white card blanks 6x6inch (15cm) with envelopes - use as greetings cards or cut in half to use as prints to frame 10) tracing paper to transfer a design from paper to lino using pencil 11) Step by step written guide - full instructions with handy tips!! or alternative is to watch my videos... 12) 30ml ink - colour 1 13) 30ml ink - colour 2 14) 30ml ink colour 3 15) 30ml ink colour 4 16) template - cityscape 17) template - midnight garden 18) template - botanical

What you will need

Majority of things included in the kit - please also have to hand scrap paper, sketch paper and pencil, a rag, access to sink, scissors. Perhaps some creative inspiration too!!

Duration

Maker


Clever Hands is a small business & Art Studio based in Liverpool UK run by Artist Catherine Carmyllie. When the pandemic hit, creative classes at the studio had to pause. Catherine began sending out arts materials by post so that her students could continue being creative at home. Since then the business has grown and has 3 learning options: purchase a kit online, visit the studio in person or watch the video tutorials free online, learning at your own pace. Catherine also exhibits & sells her own artwork.

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair users
  • Hearing impaired
  • Father's Day
  • Romantic
  • Hen dos
  • Mother's Day
  • Christmas
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Pet lovers
  • Tutor can travel
  • Easter
  • School holiday workshops & activities
  • Intermediate level
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Spooky
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Stag dos
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