Printmaking without a Press

Printmaking without a Press
Level: Beginners

A two day course for beginners and those with some printmaking experience. This course is designed to give you confidence in the techniques, and experience to be able to continue printmaking at home on the kitchen table!

Day 1 Frottage and Monotypes:
Introduction to materials and processes, experimenting with mark-making, realising and producing monotype prints from your drawings, using Caligo safe wash relief inks in monochrome and primary colours, printing onto thin papers.

Day 2 Relief printing:
Introduction to lino cutting and printing without a press using a Japanese baren. Realising and producing relief prints from your drawings, using Caligo safe wash relief inks in monochrome and primary colours, printing onto thin papers and hand burnishing with a Japanese baren to make the print. There will also be the opportunity to use the printing press.

Cost: £140 for the weekend. Includes materials, tea/coffee, biscuits/cake & workshop notes.
Small classes: 2 or 3 students
Dates to suit you. Time: 10am – 4pm
Venue: Stable Yard, Cockington Court Craft Centre, Cockington, Torquay, TQ2 6XA

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