Relief Printing with Lino Workshop

Learn relief printmaking techniques to produce beautiful and original hand printed art works on paper. Woodblock and Lino cut are simple processes which get great results and are easy to continue at home. This practical course invites beginners through to advanced participants to join an experienced teacher and artist who will guide you through the lino carving and printing process using non-toxic water-based inks. Create a stunning body of work of unique prints in a short time for home. Printing will be done by hand (there is no printing press).

DELIVERY MODE

  • Face-to-Face

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Learn relief print skills in this entertaining and practical course. You will explore a variety of processes to reproduce drawings and photos as prints.
  • Students choose an artwork to turn into a print(s). Learn a variety of marks and shapes with cutting tools; how to reproduce prints in black/white and a variety of colour rolls, transparent colour overlay, chin collé, stencilling and more.
  • This class encourages ‘creativity’ with the simplest form of printmaking by hand (ie no press) with water based block ink (as well as other mediums for special effects).

MATERIALS LIST

For classes that are held at WEA Sydney, $5 to cover use of studio equipment (paper, ink, rollers etc.) may be required at start of term.

  • A set of relief cutting tools (prices range from approx $15.00 - $200.00). A cheap set will suffice for beginners or a ‘Speedball’ cutting set if you plan to continue the process.
  • A few relief printing surfaces (lino, vinyl or wood). Vinyl is the easiest surface to work on.

NOTE: An apron will save your clothes from any ink spills.

PLANNED LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Explore a variety of techniques for cutting relief print surfaces and printing by hand.

IMPORTANT: Please arrive to the first class with all the relevant materials. A lack of materials is not just a handicap to you but to the ability to teach. Materials cost is not included in a course fee. In the event of a course being cancelled WEA cannot be held responsible for the purchase of any course materials. We therefore suggest you purchase your materials closer to the time of the course commencing.

ART SUPPLY STOCKISTS

  • The Art Scene, UNSW Art & Design Campus, Greens Rd Paddington NSW. Ph: 8815 1569
  • Eckersley’s Art and Craft Store 223-225 Oxford Street, Darlinghurst, Ph: 02 9331 2166.
  • Bondi Road Art Supplies 179 Bondi Road Bondi. Ph: 9387 3746. (Closed Fridays and Sundays)
  • Eckersley’s Art and Craft Store 93 York Street Sydney, Ph: 02 9299 4151. Also at North Sydney, St Leonards, Chatswood, Caringbah, Parramatta & more.

Enquire at your art shop for a Student’s Discount with your WEA course receipt.

$307 Limited / $276

<p>Learn relief printmaking techniques to produce beautiful and original hand printed art works on paper. Woodblock and Lino cut are simple processes which get great results and are easy to continue

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12 Oct
$307 Limited / $276

<p>Learn relief printmaking techniques to produce beautiful and original hand printed art works on paper. Woodblock and Lino cut are simple processes which get great results and are easy to continue

...
12 Oct

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