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LINO PRINTING CARDS AND TAGS

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Spend the day learning this dynamic way of printing and produce cards and gift tags for Christmas. You will learn about transferring your design onto lino, which tools to use and safe cutting techniques.

Date Sat 18th November
Tutor Jacqui Dodds  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 1855  
Fees £70
 

 
WOODBLOCK WITH CHINCOLLE

Produce a series of unique, beautiful woodcut prints incorporating collaged areas of pattern and colour. Learn how to design and carve a simple woodblock print and then by using a collage process called Chincolle, experiment by adding delicate pieces of paper to your design prior to printing. These collaged areas will further enhance your unique designs.

Date Tues 21st November
Tutor Jo McChesney  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 1942  
Fees £70
 

 
ETCHING AND CARBORUNDUM

An exciting new workshop that mixes both etching and carborundum.
Carborundum is a way of building tone, depth and texture to your print. In this workshop you will learn about the two forms of making plates and then how to work with both mediums together. You will experiment with both contemporary and traditional styles of inking and printing and take home three plates and prints.

Date Tues 5th December
Tutor Jenny Gunning  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 1871  
Fees £70
 

 
WOODBLOCK WITH CHINCOLLE

Produce a series of unique, beautiful woodcut prints incorporating collaged areas of pattern and colour. Learn how to design and carve a simple woodblock print and then by using a collage process called Chincolle, experiment by adding delicate pieces of paper to your design prior to printing. These collaged areas will further enhance your unique designs.

Date Wed 10th January
Tutor Jo McChesney  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 1943  
Fees £70
 

 
BEGINNERS LINO PRINTINGS

Enjoy the process of this dynamic and popular form of printmaking. Using your own design or image, produce a one coloured lino print to take home. Learn how to transfer your design to vinyl, use lino tools to cut, ink up your lino plate and print using a small etching press. A fun workshop designed to encourage you to try further printmaking techniques.

Date Wed 24th January
Tutor Jacqui Dodds  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 1857  
Fees £70
 

 
SCREEN PRINTING

Screen printing is one of the most exciting and direct methods of printing. Learn how to cut your own paper stencils, transfer these onto a screen printing frame and produce wonderful printed images onto paper.

Date Wed 14th February
Tutor Jacqui Dodds  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 1856  
Fees £70
 

 
COLLAGRAPH

Create a print by collaging onto, and cutting into, a cardboard base instead of a metal plate. Using your own imagery and ideas, you will experiment creating different tones by cutting and scoring, and by adding various surfaces and textures such as dried leaves, doilies, textured papers and parcel tapes. An exciting workshop where you will create one or more unique and original prints.

Date Tues 27th February
Tutor Jo McChesney  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 1944  
Fees £70
   

 
LINO PRINTING CARDS AND TAGS

Spend the day learning this dynamic way of printing and produce cards and gift tags for any occasion. You will learn about transferring your design onto lino, which tools to use and safe cutting techniques.

Date Wed 14th March
Tutor Jacqui Dodds  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 1858  
Fees £70
 

 
BLOCK PRINTING ON FABRIC

Make fabulous printed fabric using hand carved Indian wood blocks and fabric paints. Experiment with individual prints as well as all over repeats. To enhance your printing, you can then experiment, if you wish, with easy hand stitch techniques to add more colour and texture to your work. You will be inspired to use your work for cushions, patchwork, book covers and individual cards. The list is endless! Materials: £10 maximum.

Date Wed 21st March
Tutor Stevie Walker  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 1976  
Fees £55
 

 
DRYPOINT WITH CHINCOLLE

Using your own designs for reference, experiment with both drypoint engraving and chincolle collage to create one or more unique and original prints. Start by engraving your design and applying ink onto a thin metal plate then, by adding thin layers of coloured and decorative papers, build up the colour and texture of your images before printing on a small etching press.

Date Wed 21st March
Tutor Jo McChesney  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 1947  
Fees £70
 

 
INTRODUCTION TO ETCHING

Come and experience this wonderful day full of amazing printmaking. Learn about different metals, mordants, line, aquatint and tone, as well as using both traditional and contempory methods including Chincolle and A la Poupée. You will go home with your own plate and prints and the basic knowledge to help you to continue on your printmaking journey.

Date Tues 27th March
Tutor Jenny Gunning  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 1870  
Fees £70