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Introduction to Linocut


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Location Leicester Print Workshop
Date & Time

Sunday 5th November 2023 

10.00am - 4.00pm

Experience Beginner
Tutor  Sarah Kirby

Introduction to linocut is a day course for anyone interested in learning the basics of linocut printmaking. It is ideal for artists with any level of ability who wish to explore Linocut in a supportive environment.

You will be introduced to the principles of simple multi block and reduction linocut through examples. Then you will work towards creating a 2 block lino, alongside registration of your block and layered colour.

It is a full but very accessible day and you will come away with a unique edition of related images. 

Course Structure


  • Intro
  • Demo of tools
  • Transfer your design to lino
  • Cutting out the design
  • Basic registration
  • Ink the block
  • Print work


  • Cutting the design – 2nd block
  • Ink and print
  • Sharing the work with the group
  • Tidy up and evaluation

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.

Telephone: You can pay by card over the phone during our opening hours (Tuesday - Saturday, 10am - 5pm). Call us on 0116 251 4174.

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. 


Full-Print Members of Leicester Print Workshop are entitled to a 10% discount on our inhouse courses. Interested in joining LPW as a member? Click here for more information.