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190615|15th June|Printing From The Land

Printing From The Land

£70.00
Location Leicester Print Workshop
Date & Time Saturday 15th June
10.00am - 4.00pm
Tutor  Claire Morris Wright

An opportunity to explore monoprinting and blind embossing with natural forms. You will go to a local open site and select organic materials that are flat enough to impress onto damp paper. The day will allow experimentation with roller techniques, monoprinting and making your own inks using natural materials. A fantastic springboard into new ways of working.

Course Structure

  • Introductions:Talk through our own experiences of printmaking look at progression routes.
  • Discuss the range of processes available to us.
  • Days layout: Decide on best ways to use the day as a group and what each person would like to achieve.
  • Collect plant forms for printing and ink making.
  • Experiment with mono printing from plants and soil samples.
  • Make ink samples from plants and soils.
  • Clear up time and group sharing.

About the Tutor

Claire Morris-Wright is a contemporary Fine Artist living and working in rural Northamptonshire. Her work has grown through a wide range of different art media including ceramics, drawing, textile and printmaking. In all of these she tests and stretches the limits of the different media to facilitate her viewpoints that emerge predominantly from an encounter with landscape.

The struggle between the visual and sensual experience of the landscape and the inner sensibilities that they evoke is played out in the experimentation with different media. It is this that forms the substance of her work. Claire was involved in setting up the Knighton Lane artist studios and later became a founding member of Leicester Print Workshop.

As a practicing Artist, Curator and Educator Claire worked for Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery and Leicester's The City Gallery. Her own work has continued to develop exhibiting widely and participating in large shows which include A4 Print and Margate. In 2016 Claire was awarded funding from Arts Council England to run The Hedge Project.

    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.