Linocut Printmaking For Beginners And Improvers

Art & Crafts |
26th January 2023

Linocut Printmaking for Beginners and Improvers | Thu 26 Jan to Thu 2 Mar | 7-9pm | £85 (5 wks) | 16 yrs+ | Tutor Angie Mitchell | Studio 3 & Print Room

Linocut Printmaking for Beginners and Improvers is a short introductory course exploring the basics of Linocut, experimenting with patterns, creating contrast and mixing colour.

What will the class cover and how will it be taught?

You will learn the art of mark-making and how to use tools for lino cutting to create pattern, tone, and texture. Participants will register a plate onto a chosen printing surface to use in repeating prints. We will explore different ways of incorporating colour into our prints and also print on a range of surfaces.

Who is it suitable for?

The course is suitable for absolute beginners, and those with some experience who would like to consolidate the basics.

What do I need to bring?

Pencils, scissors, apron, plastic gloves, ruler, tracing paper, sharpie pen, sketchbook if you have one, and images you might like to work from.

Are there any additional costs?

No, all other materials and equipment are included in the course fee.

Important information

Please note there are no sessions during the week beginning 20 February 2023.

About the tutor

Angie Mitchell is a multimedia artist living in South Lakes. She has a passion for pattern and colour and is inspired by journeys she has made, her allotment, the wonderful area in which she lives, its flora and fauna and the ever-changing landscape. In her printmaking, she uses various techniques of relief and mono-print to make each print different and unique. She also makes hand-printed lampshades and tote bags using original prints. She exhibits in various galleries around the county and South Lakes, and with The Lakes Artists Society of which she is a member.

Angie Mitchell

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26th January 2023

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