Learn some simple printing methods using basic lino-cutting techniques to make greetings cards, gift tags, gift boxes & decorations in this structured but relaxed workshop. We will look at creating a design from your source material (the tutor will also bring a range of designs to work from), various ways of making and using a printing plate with lino & polystyrene, and printing by hand using a variety of approaches. No experience necessary.....lots of step-by-step demos & individual help. We will be using water- based inks during the workshop.....and possibly glitter! A fun, creative day suitable for complete beginners and those wanting to refresh their skills. What to bring: Drawing pencil, rubber, ruler, scissors, glue stick, desert spoon, craft knife if you have one Inspiration / source material / sketches – we will be working approx A6 size or smaller as the designs will be used for cards / decorations etc Kitchen roll, old clothes / apron, baby wipes, newspaper, Scrap paper & medium weight cartridge to print on Any other papers you may want to use e.g handmade / coloured etc If you have your own roller / brayer and lino cutting tools please bring them but don’t buy specially – the tutor will have some for you to borrow

What's included in the price?

Included on the day: Any other materials not specified for the students to bring Expert tuition 1 to 1 guidance Detailed demonstrations A selection of tea, freshly brewed coffee, biscuits and delicious cakes And of course you take your wonderful creations from the day. Terms - Fee is payable on booking. If, having booked, you can no longer attend, we are unable to offer a refund. However, you may nominate someone else to attend the workshop or class in your place by notifying us. We reserve the right to cancel a workshop up to 48 hours prior to the workshop date. We will only cancel due to insufficient places sold and you will be refunded the full amount paid. Level: Beginner/Intermediate


1 day

Cancellation policy

Non-refundable - Refunds are not available


A unique venue in the Berkshire countryside offering a range of creative workshops and flowers from our very own cutting garden.

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Intermediate level
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Parking provided
  • Christmas
  • Suitable for beginners
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Micklems Farm, Knowl Hill Common, Knowl Hill, Berkshire, RG10 9YD