Introduction to lino printing workshop

In this workshop you’ll learn the basics of lino carving and printing, from the tools and materials you need, to lino carving methods and basic printing methods.

We’ll start by carving simple patterns and then once you feel comfortable with using the tools, we’ll move on to carving out either a tree or an acorn and leaf design.

Once the design is carved, we’ll go through the process of inking and printing up the carving, with plenty of advice on how to get a great print. We’ll also have a play with simple two colour printing and gradients.

By the end of the day, you’ll be confident in creating and printing your own lino cuts.

Also at the end of the workshop, you’ll receive a complimentary mini lino printing kit, which includes a lino carving tool and blades, a mini roller, ink and two pieces of lino, so that you can carry on your lino printing journey at home (see picture bar for the kit).

This workshop is suitable for beginners. All tools and materials are provided, just bring yourself! We’ll be using plenty of blockprinting ink in this workshop, so please either wear an apron or old clothes. Of course, tea and coffee and cake will be provided too.

This workshop can be booked for parties, work events or individuals. Workshop size should be between 4 and 6 participants.

Please call 0191 645 9500 or email me through my contact form to book.

Cost: £65 per person / Length of workshop: 4 hours