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Introduction to Linocut

£70.00

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Location Leicester Print Workshop
Date & Time Saturday 16th February
10.00am - 4.00pm
Tutor  Sue Rowland

A great introduction to the art of linocutting. Design your image and transfer it to lino. Learn how to cut the design to leave a relief surface. Ink up and print using hand burnishing and the press. Take home your original linocuts at the end of the day.

Course Structure

  • Introduction to lino cutting techniques. Looking at mark making and texture.
  • Selection of design. Transfer your design to lino.
  • Cutting your lino design.
  • Inking the block.
  • Learning to print using a press and hand burnishing.
  • Possible exploration of adding colour with chine collé. 

About the Tutor

Sue Rowland is a textile artist and printmaker whose work includes detailed illustrative lino prints created alongside layered textile prints embellished with machine embroidery and applique. 

Sue is well known for her large scale community and schools textile and lino print projects in the East Midlands and is part of the tutor team at Leicester Print Workshop.

Recent projects include: A Myriorama for Nottinghamshire 

Bookings

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. 

Concessions

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.