Introduction to Block Lino Printing
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About the Course
Introduction to Block Lino Printing.
Structure of the workshop days:
The aim is to provide a relaxed, friendly, supportive, experimental and fun experience where you will learn a new (or revive a previous) skill and take home something you feel proud enough to frame!
Group size: 4 – 6 people. You can book as a group or as an individual
• Start 09.45 for 10.00am start
• 13.00 Lunch (45 minutes)
• 16.00 Finish
We will start by preparing an original image ready to be transferred onto lino, then you will cut your lino design. You will then have an opportunity to prepare and experiment with a range of collaged surfaces and coloured papers to print your lino design onto. We will then spend the afternoon printing. Work may still be ‘tacky’ at going home time so it can either be sent home to you a few days later or you may wish to consider how you could transport it home – spread out in the boot of the car would work.
The Introduction to Lino Printing will cost £60.00 for the day
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?
print paper stitch
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About your host:
I graduated from Nottingham Trent University with a BA (Hons) in Knitwear & Fashion Design and have worked as a freelance hand-knit designer, and in fashion retail as a manager, buyer and visual merchandiser. In 2003, I completed my PGCE at Homerton College Cambridge and have spent the last 14 years teaching Art and Textiles to GCSE and A Level students.
What you need to bring:
Please bring a packed lunch
If you have a particular theme or image you would like to work from please bring it along – your own drawings, photographs or magazine cuttings are all good source materials – but don’t worry if you haven’t – that can all be provided.
Please wear clothes that you don’t mind getting messy and/or an apron
What we will provide:
The workshop will take place in a converted coach house set in a beautiful garden. There will be the opportunity to work outside if weather permits or inside a light filled open space.
All materials and equipment will be provided.
There will be coffee/tea and cookies available in the morning, and afternoon tea and cake. Please let us know of any special dietary requirements.
How to find us:
The Old Coach House is in Southoe, a small village off the A1 between St Neots and Buckden. St Neots train station is nearby and we can provide transport to and from the station. Exact details of how to find us will be provided upon booking and payment.
We look forward to welcoming you,
I had an awesome day with Judith. She helped me decide the design to bring to the course and showed me lots of different ways to use the lino print I made. It was a very friendly and constructive environment to learn in and I will be framing and hanging my prints. I would recommend this course to any one who wants to learn about lino-printing.
Linda - - #11035
Really enjoyed the day with Judith. She was very encouraging and gave us lots of suggestions when making our design and choosing how to print it. Lovely rural venue. Came home with something to frame and put on the wall!
Jude - - #10077
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Course Start DatesSaturday 20th January 2018
Saturday 10th February 2018
Saturday 10th March 2018
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