Linocut Course with Printmaker
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COURSE DETAILS

Dates: 16 Jun - 21 Jul
Wednesday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fees: Course Fee: £165 Adult (£140 Concessions)

Pay As You Go Fees: £30 Adult (£25 Concessions) per session

Linocut is one of the most accessible forms of printmaking, used by many famous artists including Degas and Picasso. This six week course is suitable for all skill levels. Whether you’ve done drawing and printmaking before or whether you’re a complete beginner – Jessica will guide you through the whole process and give you plenty of help and support. 

SKILLS/TECHNIQUES COVERED WHILST YOU EXPLORE LINOCUT TECHNIQUES

Designing an effective image, thinking creatively within the boundaries of the process

Cutting lino safely and effectively using a variety of tools

Printing by inking up a lino block and hand burnishing it or printing it on a table top press

How to print in colour, using reduction and key block techniques

Printing using unusual materials and techniques, such as collage and fabric

How to sign and edition your prints, plus advice on framing 

MATERIALS REQUIRED

You will be provided with basic materials, such as ink and paper, but please also bring: 

Pencils and rubber

Source material, such as your own photographs and sketches, to help you create an image to print

Apron

Box/packet of latex gloves (to help you keep your hands clean when you’re inking up and printing)

Linocutting tools. If you do not have any you can buy a set from OPEN Ealing for £14 each. If you want to buy a set of tools from us make sure you contact us least two weeks before the course starts so they can be ordered in time. 

 

Wednesday, 16 June, 2021 - 14:00 to Wednesday, 21 July, 2021 - 17:00
OPEN Ealing Arts Centre
Dickens Yard
Ealing
W5 2TD
United Kingdom