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Cut and Burn - Linocuts at the Edge


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Location Leicester Print Workshop
Date & Time Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th December
10.00am - 4.00pm
Tutor  Sumiko Eadon

Explore linocut with some creative twists.

In this two day course you will have an introduction to basic linocutting process and the chance to experiment with "jigsaw" your linocut blocks with lino etched with caustic soda.

Enjoy the play of colours and tones that will enable you to make expressive work that explores both line and tonal value.

Course Structure 

Day One

  • Introduction
  • Demonstration of transferring images and cutting block
  • Transfer your image and cut lino block


  • Print your block with a press, exploring different colours
  • Learn how to clean up

Day 2

  • Introduction and demonstration
  • Prepare your lino and etch
  • (While lino is being etched) Demonstration of making caustic soda solution and printing


  • Wash off lino and prepare for printing
  • Print your block, add cuts if necessary
  • Clean up, pack up and evaluation

About the Tutor

Sumiko Eadon is an artist and printmaker based in Leicestershire. She is originally from Japan where she learned woodblock printing and wood engraving. She obtained a first class Fine Art degree as a mature student at Loughborough University in 2013.

Since graduation, she has been involved in some residencies, exhibitions and projects, and developed her portfolio through usage of digital photographic images and experimental moving image, exploring the theme of place, space, temporality and memory.

Her recent work is more drawing based and employs techniques such as photo-plate lithography and mono print. She constantly practices and experiments with different ways of working.

Using her experience of different making approaches, she aims to share the delight of creating artwork with people in the wider community.


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