Teal vinyl with cuttings in it to make into a lino print

Adult Short Courses: Intro to Linocut Printmaking

Saturday 11 June 2022 10am
Creative Learning Space
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Tickets: £75


10am - 5pm

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Join artist Alix Almond for this one-day introductory course to learn the process of linocut printmaking. 

You will experiment with a range of tools to design and create your image, before hand-printing your design to create your own edition of single-colour prints or greeting cards.

This workshop is suitable for both beginners and those with previous linocut experience. For those that want to continue their printmaking adventures at home, guidance will be given on materials and equipment. Prepare to be bitten by the printing bug!

All materials are included,  and tea and coffee is provided. For lunch, visit our bar and kitchen Benugo, or bring a packed lunch. 


10.00 – Introductions and learning about linocut printmaking tools, media and how relief printmaking works. Including some time experiment with the tools.

10.45 – Begin to look at potential designs for final linocut pieces, demonstrations, and time to draw out your design and transfer to the vinyl.

11.30 – Start to carve designs into vinyl!

12.30 1.00/1.15pm – Lunch break

1.00 – Continue with carving of your designs

2.30 – Tea break and a breather!

2.45 – Next steps of the printing process: how to register prints, roll out ink and print.

4.30/5.00 – Finish

Lino print of a wren in black and white