Kate McMeakin will be hosting a full day workshop to teach the skills of Lino Cutting and printmaking. Students will be introduced to the craft of basic relief printmaking practise using linoleum and will develop their skills over the duration of the course.
The course is suitable for beginners and improver’s.
The course will cover the entire process of cutting and printing from the linoleum block; transferring an image to the block, use of tools, creating a line on a block, different textures, negative and positive images, inking, and printing both by hand and using an etching press.
As students will be working from their own ideas, it is important to bring some drawings, photographs or other images as source material.
Students will be provided with lino, paper and inks. Cost €80.