Introduction to Lino Printing
Sunday 29 March – 10am – 12:30pm
We Make Bristol 16 Canford Lane Bristol BS9 3DH
Hosted by Melanie Wickham
During this nature inspired 2 and a half hour workshop you will learn how to carve lino blocks and hand print your own greetings cards, gift tags, letterheads and even gift wrap.
5 in stock
Detailed Workshop Description
Try out the different lino cutting tools and find out how to use them safely. Look at the different marks they make and see how to turn an image into a suitable one for a lino block
Either bring your own pieces of nature with you such as leaves and flowers or use the variety of source material provided to get inspiration for your designs. (Drawing skills aren’t requied as you can trace and use shapes).
Once you have cut your design you will then learn how to ink up the rollers and your lino block so you can hand print your lino block onto cards, gift tags, printing paper etc.
All materials are provided and participants will be able to take home their creations along with the carved lino blocks which can be used again to carry on printing at home.
Tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided
Suitable for teenagers and adults, although children will need to be accompanied by an adult