One Colour Linoprint Christmas cards with Laura Boswell

Duration: One day, 10am - 4pm

Price: £80

Run by: Peter and Kimberley Keegan
at The Courtyard Art Studio

01296 733200

The Courtyard, Claydon Estate
Middle Claydon
MK18 2EX

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About the Course

Design, cut and print your own Christmas themed linocuts on this one day course with renowned print artist and tutor, Laura Boswell and leave with all the help and advice you’ll need for simple printing at home.

This relaxed and friendly course will cover designing, cutting and printing one or two single colour linocut prints at a size to fit onto A5 cards. You’ll work on your own design, with lots of advice and design ideas available as reference, and learn how to cut the lino to make the most of its bold graphic appeal. You’ll also learn how to manage inking up and printing to produce crisp clean prints. You’ll print onto plain and coloured paper in a variety of colours using water based inks and take away a full factsheet about the process along with lots of hints and tips aimed at helping you to print on your kitchen table at home.

By the end of the course you will have one or two linocut blocks you can take away to print up as Christmas cards at home along with the prints you do on the day. You will have learnt the principals of one colour lino printing along with the practicalities of cutting and inking.

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?

All tools and materials are provided, however any sketches or photos that inspire you are welcome. You will work on your designs in class so no need to plan anything in detail. An apron or old clothes are advisable.

There will be an additional material fee of £10 for materials and sundries. This includes one block, more will be available to buy if needed (cost £2 per block). Material fee is payable in cash to the tutor at the start of the course.

Tea, coffee and biscuits are included and available throughout the day. Lunch is not included so participants will need to bring a packed lunch - a fridge and microwave are available for food to be stored and heated.

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Course Start Dates

Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.

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