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This beginners workshop will introduce you to the materials and tools of lino cutting before moving onto creating, cutting and printing your own design. No previous experience is required.
Catherine will show you how to approach mark-making to create depth, texture and tone along with best practice for printing. You will learn mono-printing techniques as a background on which to print as an alternative to plain white. There will be demonstrations, and an easy one colour 'trial' exercise before students embark on a larger scale multicolour print series.
You will have the choice to print onto A4 professional print quality paper, greetings cards and cotton fabric. This workshop is suitable for ages 16 and upwards due to sharp cutting tools.
Catherine Carmyllie is a Liverpool based Artist currently working across painting and textile art. She completed a Textile Arts degree at Huddersfield University before spending 6 months at The Arts and Crafts Academy of Kuopio, Finland where she had the opportunity to learn ancient Scandinavian skills such as bookbinding, weaving, felt-making amongst others. Catherine regularly teaches workshops.
Materials will be provided by your tutor.
There are a maximum of 8 places available on each session, so early booking is essential.
We have introduced a range of safety measures to keep everyone as safe and comfortable as possible. We ask everyone to please respect social distancing guidelines, all staff will be keeping their distance too.
Regular cleaning and santizing measures will be in place.
To avoid a booking fee and pay by card, cheque or cash, please contact dot-art Services directly on 0345 017 6660.
Cancellations / Refunds
Once you have made your course booking you are committed to it. This is because our courses have very small student numbers, and often sell-out and are unavailable to others. Therefore any cancellations may result in a place not being filled, or a course not being able to run.
Cancellations are permitted up to 30 days before the start of a course, and a full refund will be issued. Refunds will not be made for cancellations less than 30 days before the start of a course. If you are unable to attend due to illness, personal or professional commitments you do not have the right to a refund.
If you wish to cancel your place on a course that has not yet started and you have a friend or colleague who can take your place we can accommodate this substitution.
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