£25.00 – £150.00
LINOCUT COURSES @Focus Gallery Nottingham
Suitable for beginners and those who wish to further their skills . You can book the whole course, or choose one or more sessions, from the options on the drop down menu below.
All sessions are on Thursday afternoons in March 2019 – 1pm to 3.30pm
- March 7th – Single Block session – Great for beginners and those who wish to refresh their skills
- March 14th & 21st – Multi Block sessions – Carry on from the above course and for those who wish to learn more about multi block printing.
- March 28th, April 4th and 11th – Reduction Block sessions – For those with some experience or a continuation from the above two sessions.
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 or emailed 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.
Thursday 7th March: 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!
Thursday 14th & 21st March: 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.
Thursday 28th March & Thursday 4th & 11th April: 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 with you.
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.
WEEK 1, WEEKS 2&3, WEEKS 4,5&6, FULL COURSE