Workshop

Linocut Evening Classes – Term 2

Linocut for Beginners - 8 Week Course

Date: May 6 – Jun 24Space: Workshop

Lino is a printmaking medium suitable for unlimited exploration, so if you want to get experimental, sign up and join in the fun. You can start at the beginning, refresh your skills and/or extend them and go at your own pace.

Tutor Cate Godwin will carefully guide you through the process of relief printmaking using lino over a series of 8 evening classes. The first few weeks will introduce you to the technique, printing in one colour and experimenting with inks, papers and backgrounds. This will flow on to trying out the ‘reduction’ technique of printing a multi-coloured print edition from one block. If time allows, you can also try out the method of using more than one block to create an edition of multi-coloured registered prints.

Use of the CAN tools and press, your first piece of lino and inks are included. You will eventually need to bring paper suitable for printing on, which will be discussed at the first class. Extra lino will be available to purchase through the CAN shop at $7 a piece at the first class.

As full instruction of every class starts promptly at 6pm, please arrive to each class with a few minutes to spare.

What to bring:

Visual inspiration! (Photo’s, drawings, magazine snips etc)

A gold coin for a cuppa

Pencil/pens and some drawing paper (sketch books are ideal)

An apron or wear old clothes!

When: Every Thursday evening from 6 May – 24 June inclusive.

Time: 6pm – 8pm

Cost: $200 for the course of 8 weeks.

Pre-payment secures your place. You can pay at the front desk or online using reference code EV 21111 and your surname. Please contact bookings@thecan.co.nz for details.

To Book: Email bookings@thecan.co.nz or call 06 835 9448

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