Introduction to Linocutting

£45.00

Description

Saturday 9 February, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Devon Applied Arts Workshop at Dunsmore
Silverton
Exeter
Devon
EX5 4DU

This one-day course will introduce you to the craft of linocutting, and will cover:

  • a brief history of the medium
  • examples of other linocutters work
  • how best to prepare an image on the plate
  • techniques of carving into the plate
  • registration tips
  • how to approach multi-plate printing
  • manipulating and rolling ink

All the materials are provided, which will include two 20cm x 15cm lino squares, cartridge paper, inks, and the loan of tools.

Please note that lunch is not provided, and there is nowhere to buy anything, so although I will be supplying tea and biscuits please bring a packed lunch!