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Introduction to Linocut Printing with Rachel Collier-Wilson

January 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

£65.00

Introduction to Linocut Printing with Rachel Collier-Wilson

Come and learn or refresh your skills in the art of Linocut printmaking with experienced printmaker Rachel Collier-Wilson. We will provide a relaxed, inclusive environment to explore your creativity.

Starting with drawing, designing and creating your own images; safely cut the lino block; ink the plate; and hand-print your design. we can then explore different methods of adding colour using multiple blocks, or using what’s known as the reduction method. Once completed, you will have a block to take away with you to use again and several handmade prints.

The workshop will include:

  • Explanation of relief printing and looking at examples.
  • Introduction to equipment and cutting techniques.
  • Planning an image and cutting the design.
  • Use of rollers and how to ink up your block.
  • How to print with both a press and with a wooden spoon.

Experience Levels:

  • Beginner and/or those wishing to refresh their skills.
  • Lino cutting is one of the most accessible of the printmaking process. This is a very hands-on course; the process of carving is very mindful and incredibly satisfying. However, the use of shape tools does make it unsuitable for young children.

What you will need:

  • An apron or an old shirt to protect your clothing from the ink.
  • Inspiration for your design. (Rachel can provide help with design and layout and also provide plenty of examples).
  • £5.00 for Materials to be paid to Rachel on the day

Schedule Appointment

It is set in a lovely rural situation just off the A47 and you can join Anita there where she will teach you to make all kinds of textile art in safe regulated conditions that include:

Restricted numbers to ensure safe social distancing.

Track and trace is in place.

Face masks are worn if demonstrations are taking place.

Hand sanitizers are situated at the entrance and in the bathroom facilities,

Disposable aprons and gloves.

The studio is light and airy and there are all sorts of hand and machine stitch workshops, Powertex and Eco dying.
Experimental Wednesdays takes place on the 3rd Wednesday of every month, where you are more than welcome to explore stitch and other textile art skills.
Anita will make you welcome and there might be other visitors there to chat with and share the experience . Cake and hot and cold drinks are available on tap through out the day.  You will also find lots of other items for sale. Die Cut Kits can be collected from the Studio if preferred.

Long Sutton Emporium:

EBS Retail is the name of Anita’s shop at Long Sutton Emporium where you can get kits amongst many other items that Anita makes and buys in such a needles and threads as well as fabric.
The long Sutton Emporium is situated on the A17 .look out for the bright orange signs.

Details

Date:
January 17
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
£65.00
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Organizer

Eau Brink Studio
Phone:
01553 762115
Email:
info@eaubrinkstudio.co.uk
Website:
www.eaubrinkstudio.co.uk

Venue

Eau Brink Studio
Eau Brink
King's Lynn, Norfolk PE34 4SQ United Kingdom
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Phone:
01553 762115
Website:
www.eaubrinkstudio.co.uk
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