Brucke - Lino Printing for decorative book covers- 31st August 2019
TUTOR: Isabelle McGowan
DATE: Saturday 31st August 2019
TIME: 10am - 2pm
COST: Members $130, non Members $165
A fantastic one day workshop that allows for no previous experience in hand printing, and explores this art form in a social and welcoming environment.
Good eye/hand coordination and good dexterity are necessary for this course as sharp knives are used in the cutting of board and paper.
You will be shown correct procedure in the use of these tools but good co-ordination will assure accurate cutting and prevention of injury.
Closed in shoes MUST be worn at all times.
This is a great introduction to block printing using sustainable and non-toxic printing methods. The tutor will have lots of festive ideas on hand to inspire your creations. We'll also look at elements from the natural environment such as native leaves, plants, seed pods & flowers to create unique designs.
You will devise your own designs and print them onto to card & paper. Isabelle will show you have to create simple and effective block designs to print repetitive pattern, allowing you to print decorative papers to use for your books!
• To gain an introduction to block print as a medium
• Develop some simple design for block printing
• Demonstration techniques for block carving
• Print onto card and paper with printing ink
• Learn new skills or build on existing skills in printmaking
Tea, coffee and biscuits will be supplied. There will be tea breaks and lunch which you are welcome to bring with you or there are cafes and markets nearby.
All materials and tools are supplied at the Bindery
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