Lino-Printing for Beginners

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Description

DESIGN & MAKE YOUR OWN LINO PRINT PROJECT

Start your printmaking journey with our beginners’ Lino-Printing course!

This course will offer all the tools and guidance you need to start making your own prints and rubber stamps. You’ll learn about different tools and materials for lino-printing and rubber stamp making; experiment with inks and mark-making, and design and make your own print.

Choose from a selection of fun, simple applications, such as: t-shirt or tote-bag printing or hand-printing your own cards or artworks. Experiment with repeating pattern design or more complex, stand-alone block prints.

You’ll finish this course with your own hand-made project and your own lino-block to take home and use again and again! Additionally, you’ll have been provided with the knowledge to continue experimenting with printmaking at home.

LEARN:

  • About a variety of materials for printmaking and their different properties
  • How to safely use lino-cutting tools
  • How to produce consistent, crisp lino prints
  • How to use inks for card and fabrics
  • The difference between multiple blades for producing different marks and textures
  • The basics of pattern design

COURSE LENGTH:

18 teaching hours (4 days or 8 evenings)

SKILL LEVEL:

1 – Suitable for beginners or those with some experience wanting to improve their skills

COURSE TIME OPTIONS:

Wednesday daytime classes 10.00am – 3.00pm

Wednesday evening classes 6.20pm – 8.35pm

All classes must be taken consecutively

HOW TO BOOK IN:

You can book in and pay the course fee through this website page using the drop down menus above.

INCLUDED IN THE COURSE FEE:

Tutoring, tool use and inks – once you choose your project there will be a small additional charge for the materials you require. For example, a tote bag would incur a £6 materials charge.

If you would like to bring your own cotton fabric or clothes or other materials for your project that’s absolutely fine – just bring them along to the first class so that the tutor can make sure they are suitable.

HOW OUR CLASSES WORK:

Our printing classes have a tutor:student ratio of 1:8.

Tuition is given on an individual basis at each student’s bench to ensure a fully COVID-secure working and learning environment.

We run waiting lists for cancellation spaces on all of our fully booked courses – to be added to a list please email hello@themakershedbristol.co.uk. Please consider including your telephone number, as spaces sometimes become available at short notice.