Linocut & More - Printing Without a Press One day workshop for beginners with Clare Tebboth at Vitreus Art

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Description

This course explores printmaking in an accessible and fun way. We will experiment with different printing techniques which can all be achieved without a printing press. No previous experience is necessary. We will cover the basics of printmaking and experiment with a range of techniques including: mono printing, gelli plate, polystyrene and lino cut printing. You will leave with a selection of printing samples, some finished pieces and hopefully a new artistic interest! All materials will be provided; however, you will need to wear overalls or old clothes as you may get messy. Please bring several sheets of white tissue paper or plain newsprint to lay your still wet finished prints between in order to transport them home. You may like to bring some images or photos as inspiration for your printmaking. Simple motifs are very effective. The following themes work well: Seaside, Still life, Birds and insects, flowers You will learn: The possibilities of several different ways you can print without a press To think about forming images using reduction and layer processes How to have fun and explore new ideas! You will need: Please wear old clothes as you may get messy; an apron is provided Please bring sheets of newspaper Some ideas for what you'd like to print!

What's included in the price?

The course cost includes: Starter materials Use of tools and apron Maximum class size 5 people for maximum attention Several different methods of printing Printed info sheet to keep with details of materials and techniques All your work to take home Lunch and refreshments during the day

Duration

1 day (10:00am to 4:30pm)

Cancellation policy

Medium - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts

Maker

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Vitreus Art

with Craft Courses since 2012

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Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Wheelchair users
  • Limited mobility
  • Parking provided
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Intermediate level
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Venue

Vitreus Art at Bell Plantation, Watling Street, Towcester, Northamptonshire, NN12 6GX