After mastering some basic cutting skills, students will cut out a prepared design and then design and cut out a monogram of their initials. They will design a panel (A4 max) using lettering and simple illustrations, this will be cut out. Then a more complex piece, which could be three dimensional. Students will develop their skills throughout the course as well as picking up top tips. The course also embraces the history and current state of paper cutting.
Accommodation can be booked, subject to availability.
This course is perfect for those with an interest in typography, illustration, craft and graphic design.
Christine Green is a graphic designer with a passion for typography, patchwork, cut outs and inspiring others to have a go. She worked at the BBC creating opening title sequences, went freelance retrained as a teacher and runs numerous creative courses, exhibitions and demonstrates at crafting events where she sells merchandise featuring her papercut designs. Career highlights include; BAFTA nomination, main contributor on BBC4’s ‘Make! Craft Britain’, producing/directing BBC Schools ‘The Art’.
Refunds are not available on this booking. Start dates may be amended on request.
Includes tuition, all materials, three course hot/cold buffet lunch, refreshments.
2 days (9:00am to 4:00pm)