LINOCUT COURSE – March / April 2019


SIX WEEK LINOCUT COURSE @Focus Gallery Nottingham

Suitable for beginners and those who wish to refresh their skills.

Thursday afternoons – March 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th, April 4th and 11th

Time: 2pm – 4.30pm

See below for weekly schedule and full details.

6 in stock (can be backordered)


We’ll cover all the basics of lino cutting; preparing the block, tool handling and safety, inking techniques and paper choices.

All tools, lino, inks and papers will be provided, all you need to bring is a prepared image. Guidance notes on images will be sent to you once the course is booked.

Small class sizes allow time for personal guidance and space for every student to progress at their own pace.

Week one: Single block print – Design and carve a balanced image and print by hand and with a portable press. Try out various inking techniques to enhance your image. Print up to 10 proofs on various papers and take them home with you!

Weeks two + three: Multi block print – Create a multi block print with two or three blocks. Learn how to transfer the image onto all blocks and how to register the blocks to print perfectly every time. Play with colour choices and inking techniques.

Weeks four, five + six: Reduction print – Learn how to plan and execute a three or four layer reduction print using just one block. Print a small edition to take home and wow your friends!


Terms and conditions:

The class requires a minimum of 3 participants to run. If the class doesn’t run you will receive a full refund. If you cancel your booking one month or more before the class starts, you will receive a 50% refund. No refunds are available once the course has begun.

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