Printmaking Without A Press - A
2-day Printmaking Workshop for Beginners
- 1pm to 5pm each day. Date: Please contact for details.
our two day workshop you will learn how to design, cut and print using lino blocks
without the need
of an expensive printing press. Begin by making simple monochrome prints and go
on to develop the skills needed to produce more complex multi-coloured designs.
Pre-course task - participants are asked to research natural forms such as leaves,
seed heads or fir cones using simple sketch techniques in order to develop simple
print designs during the course.
Day 1 Start 1.00pm.
1. General introduction
- what is relief printing? Brief history and examples.
2. Simple woodblock
printing demonstration - Introduction to printing tools and methods.
to lino printing. Designing for monochrome lino printing.
Task 1 Developing
a design from pre-course research. Making a monochrome lino print.
to coloured lino printing, Multi block lino printing, Progressive lino printing.
Day 1 Close 5.00pm.
Day 2 Start 1.00pm.
on introduction, safety, organisation etc.
Task 2 Developing a design and
making a coloured lino print. Participants spend the day developing their ideas
and making a coloured lino print under the supervision of the tutor.
session, Group evaluation/critique, Follow up - where to next?
Day 2 Close