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New! Lino cutting for beginners and rusty printmakers in Hampshire.

Lino Cutting & Printing- an introduction to an addictive process.

About the Course

As part of our Art in the Barn Creative Arts Week you can join us for Lino cutting and printing. It is a very enjoyable process that can be explored at our kitchen tables and requires the minimum of specialist equipment. Many of us may remember creating our first Lino cut during our Art lessons at secondary school. If you are looking to learn a new creative skill, but need a process that can be "picked up and put down" and fitted around a busy life, this may well be the technique you have been looking for.

Join us in our inspirational thatched barn on the edge of the South Downs Way, to release your inner Lino cutter. The Long Barn is a light and spacious venue which allows you to be socially distanced from other participants with your own work space and equipment. Working from your chosen images or a range of ideas available on the day, this workshop will introduce you to one colour Lino cutting and printing. This is the perfect introduction to this addictive print process, with a particular focus on ow you may continue developing your skills in your own home.
However, if you have previous experience of Lino cutting, but would benefit from a few prompts and reminders, its likely that you would be able to progress quickly and develop a two colour Lino print.

You will cover developing ideas into designs, safe cutting techniques, alongside successful hand printing. Single colour prints can also be developed by printing onto coloured backgrounds and exploring collage techniques.

We will be joined by artist and maker Liz Wellby, who lives and works on the edge of the Peak District in Derbyshire. With over 25 years experience teaching and tutoring, Liz will guide you through this addictive printing process, enabling you to create a range of outcomes that will be much admired by family and friends.

* In light of the COVID19 situation appropriate cleaning will have taken place prior to each workshop and additional cleaning will be carried out during the day.

If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

This workshop will run from 10 - 4pm and will include all materials and use of equipment . Drinks and refreshments will be served throughout the day. Please bring your own lunch.

Please bring along: an apron, A5 drawings/photographs/images that inspire you, an old magazine to transport wet work home.

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


Alison Butler at Blooming Designs - Art in the Barn
Whitewool Farm
East Meon
GU32 1HW
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  • Adults
  • Advanced/pro level
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  • Hearing impaired
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  • Intermediate level
  • Limited mobility
  • Parking provided
  • Seniors
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  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair users

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