Linocut Printmaking For Beginners

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Linocut Printmaking For Beginners | Thu 22 Sep to Thu 20 Oct | 7-9pm | £70 (5 wks)| 16+ yrs | Tutor Angie Mitchell | Studio 3/Print Room

A short introductory course exploring the basics of Linocut, experimenting with patterns, creating contrast and colour mixing. 

What will the class cover and how will it be taught? 
You will be learning about mark making and the use of lino cutting tools to create pattern tone and texture. You will learn how to register a plate onto your chosen printing surface and produce repeat 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?
For absolute beginners and those with some experience but want 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. 

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 and by 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 handprinted 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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