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Cut and Burn Lino Weekend


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Location Leicester Print Workshop
Date & Time Saturday 1st and 2nd October 2022
10.00am - 4.00pm
Tutor  Sumiko Eadon

Explore linocut with some creative twists! In this two day course you will learn basic lino cutting and experiment with caustic soda to add to the potential of the lino surface. Be experimental and enjoy the play of colours and tones that will enable you to make expressive work full of a range of mark making possibilities.

Course Structure

Day 1
10.00 - 11.00 Introduction and demonstration
11.00 - 12.30 Prepare lino and etch
12.30 - 1.00 Lunch
1.00 - 1.30 Wash off lino and prepare for printing
1.30 - 2.00 Print demonstration
2.00 - 3.30 Print your block and see the result of experimentation
3.30 - 4.00 Clean up

Day 2
10.00 -11.00 Demonstration
11.00 - 12.30 Plan your design and prepare lino etch
12.30 - 1.00 Lunch
1.00 - 3.30 Print your block and add cutting if you want to.
3.30 - 4.00 Clean up and evaluation

About the Tutor

Sumiko Eadon is an artist based in Leicestershire working individually and collaboratively. She studied Fine Art in Loughborough University as a mature student. Since her graduation in 2013, she has developed her portfolio through residencies and has exhibited regionally and beyond. This includes AA2A at the University of Derby, LPW’s ‘Our Big Move’ residency, Surface Gallery graduate residency, Nottingham Castle Open, Flourish Award exhibition, the National Original Print Exhibition, London and a solo exhibition at New Art Exchange, Nottingham. She works as a freelance printmaking tutor and has worked with LPW, West Yorkshire Print Workshop, LU Arts and The New Art Gallery Walsall.


Instagram: @umikoseadon

Leicester Print Workshop 

Leicester Print Workshop is the regional development centre for printmaking. Established by artists in 1986, we are a registered charity, supported by Arts Council England. Our RIBA award-winning building is situated in Leicester City Centre's Cultural Quarter and is home to a large, well equipped open access Printmaking Studio.

We have over 30 years’ experience of teaching people printmaking. Our programme offers the largest number and broadest range of printmaking courses in the region, with courses suitable for beginners as well as experienced printmakers, delivered by practicing artists and nationally renowned tutors. Participants learn in small and friendly groups in our purpose-designed studio.


Online: You can book online here by credit / debit card or Paypal.

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In person: Call in to Leicester Print Workshop during our opening hours (Tuesday - Saturday, 10am - 5pm) to book and pay by card, cash or cheque.

Pre-course information: We will send you details of how to find us and what to bring with you when we process your booking. 


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