Sundays 1-4pm at Stiwdio 3
£45 per session
This set of printmaking classes is an introduction to several non-chemical printmaking techniques. They can be taken as a short course or as separate classes. Once these skills have been learnt they open up endless possibilities to create beautiful prints individually or by combining two or more of the different print processes on one piece. You don’t need to have excellent drawing skills for any of these methods as all can be combined with image transfers or tracings. Please bring an apron and basic pencil case tools. Maximum 6 people per class.
June 23rd. Lino cutting is a relief printing process related to woodblock cutting but using a lovely soft cut lino. This is one of the few methods that can be reproduced at home without a press.
“I took part in the lino-cut workshop today. It was amazing and we took away our work to frame and re-use our cut lino. SO glad I booked this. I’ve taken part in a few workshops @ Stiwdio 3. It’s such a great venue. Cardigan and the surrounding areas have SO much talent. This is a great place to join in and also eat all the yummy food.” – Sue
July 14th. Collagraph printing is an intaglio technique originally using cardboard, glue, collaged elements, and varnish to create the plate, and therefore several days to complete. In this class you will learn a simplified version of the method using drypoint paper or tetrapak, tapes and foils to create your collaged plates that can be printed on the same day.