Linocut Printmaking (Sydney HQ)

What to Bring

  • Clothes you don’t mind getting ink on
  • Black and white photo or drawing to turn into a print

What to Wear

  • Casual

Linocut Printmaking (Sydney HQ)

About This Class

Class Schedule

  • Duration: 2 Hours

What You Will Learn

  • Versatile and accessible technique can be applied to the creation of artist’s books, textile design, poster design and limited edition prints
  • Cover carving out your image from a Silk Cut plate, line work and cutting techniques, safety, correct inking of a plate and hand printing
  • Hand colour your prints and introduce textures into your work

What You Get

  • Students will be provided with a full lino equipment (kits contain lino, a set of cutters, roller, ink and palette knife)
  • Ink, cutting tools, brayer, spatula, double sided mat and paper

Description

In this introductory class you will be shown examples of linocut, learn the basic skills and process involved to produce your own work, including techniques for transcribing drawings or photographs into relief prints without a press. You will be given a comprehensive starter kit with tools to carve into the lino, plus ink and a brayer to print the image (many times over if desired)!

This entertaining and practical demonstration of DIY printmaking is a very useful tool for reproducing artwork and encourages creativity.  You'll leave feeling like a confident printmaker, with beautiful pieces to take home!

About Susan Jane Tee...

Susan's background is in advertising as a graphic designer/art director. She is now working as an educator in a preschool, enjoying doing creative activities with the children and taking adult classes in Printmaking and Outdoor Drawing at WEA.

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Aug 2016
Linocut Printmaking (Sydney HQ) - 23 Aug 2016 6:30 PM

It was wonderful to learn a new technique, and I loved the art space