Reduction Linocut in one day. with Gerry Coles OAS

Venue, Timing, Cost

Venue: 
The Stables, Stoke Talmage, Thame OX9 7ES
Date(s): 
Tuesday, 31 August 2021 to Wednesday, 31 August 2022
Timing: 
10am - 5pm
Cost: 
£95 for a one-to-one workshop or bring a friend for a reduced rate of £80 each - maximum of two people o n the course
Linocut of three poppies with a blue sky behind
Come and enjoy a relaxed, fun and friendly day learning a new skill. On this one-to-one / one-to-two workshop you will learn how to create a multilayered Linocut in one day, using the reduction method and produce a set of multicoloured colour prints for you to take home. We will cover… Using the tools and mark making, Selecting an image, Different types of Lino and paper, Transferring the image to Lino, Carving tips, Inking using water based inks, registration of the block and paper, printing by hand. This workshop is for adults and is suitable for those with some experience of Linocut. Numbers on this course will be kept to a maximum of two people to allow for plenty of time with the tutor, and also to allow for spacing and airflow. We are situated in a lovely countryside location with plenty of free parking. Use of all tools, paper, inks and other materials are covered in the course fee, and you will take home a set of prints on paper, plus your Lino block. Tea, coffee and biscuits on demand, but please bring a packed lunch. What else do you need to bring? Any drawings or photographs that you would like to work from ( I have plenty of source materials and ideas if you are stuck) An apron. That’s it! Bookable on my website, dates available Monday though Saturday throughout the year. Let me know when you would like to come and we’ll find a convenient date. Please email me with any questions here… gerrycolesprints@btinternet.com