Learn the art of linocut in this fun, festive weekend course
What is linocut printing? A print made from a hand-carved design onto a piece of linoleum. What will I make? Hand-printed Christmas cards and decorations
One night in Hotel 3 Alpacas with private room and en-suite with bath
Led by Laura Brown, a practising artist, with over 10 years experience teaching adults and children
A fun and relaxing weekend in the countryside with home made lunch, dinner and breakfast
Take home your own linocut to use it again
Suitable for ages 11 and over
15% discount for 2 people sharing
Saturday 11.00 Arrival and check-in
11.30 - 14.30 An introduction to linocut techniques and the creation of your first design Use your own artwork, or be inspired by the festively-themed images provided, to create your first hand-carved linocut. Print your design onto fabric, which you will later turn into hanging tree decorations.
14.30 - 16.30 Lunch in the hotel
16.30 - 19.30 Applying what you have learned to a second image Design and carve your second, more detailed image to create your own Christmas cards. You will learn to print using two or more colours. We will print the first colour.
9.00 - 11.00 Breakfast
11.00 - 14-00 Second stage printing Print the second colour of Christmas card image. Stitch and finish your hanging tree decorations. 14.30 Presentation of certificates and Farewell