Explore ways of creating striking images with this simple yet powerful print medium process. Cutting images into wood or linoleum and inking up with colour can produce bold dramatic effects. This course will explore the diverse range of ways which artists use this direct process, looking at the practicalities of reduction printing and multiple block printing. (No previous experience required)
Time: Six Monday evenings 6 - 9pm
Class size: 6
Tutor: Anupa Gardner
Course Level: Beginners
To book a place on one of our courses, payment must be made in full. We recommend booking online to guarantee a place.
If you have an enquiry please email your enquiry here please phone 0131 557 2479 to pay by card or in person at Edinburgh Printmakers, Tuesday-Saturday 10am-6pm.
This course is very hands-on, very practical and fun. You will be trying out various materials to cut from and explore the benefits of using different types so paper for printing. Your images can be hand drawn, copied from digital file, or photographic.
The image size will be up to a maximum of A4.
Introduction to the various materials to print from
Learning what the tools do
Transferring images to block
Understanding the reduction print method
Mixing up inks – playing with the transparency and opacity of the inks
Printing and registration on paper
Using the press safely
How to use the workshop independently
We run all our courses with small course numbers to ensure maximum hands-on activity.
Please read our course booking terms and conditions on cancellation etc before booking.