About the Course
In this practical and fun approach to Lino Printing, you will learn the fundamentals of lino prints, from drawing and carving your image, to the inking and printing process. This will include a variety of techniques and methods including transfer of your design, safe carving techniques, types of tools and the variety of papers, the printing process and an introduction to hand burnishing. The course is suitable for beginners to intermediates. Creating linocuts and prints need not be an expensive pastime with lots of kit required, so Hugh will show you the best options for becoming a home-based printmaker.
Hugh Dunford Wood studied at the Ruskin School of Art at Oxford. He has painted and exhibited worldwide, most recently in the Carpathian Mountains of Transylvania, and was Artist in Residence at The Royal Shakespeare Company, at The Globe Theatre and with the Museum of Bermuda Art. He was apprenticed to designer Peggy Angus before setting up a textile design business over 20 years ago. More recently, Hugh began handprinting wallpaper as a small run business and in addition now teaches both woodcut and linocut techniques.
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What's included in the price?
The cost of the course includes a light lunch and tea and coffee.
Lino/cutting medium, use of tools and ink is included within the price of the workshop as will a variety of card blanks and envelopes, and specialized papers and carving tools. Any additional materials or tools you may require will be available to purchase from Hugh and will be payable at the time of the course.
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