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Introduction to Lino Cut Print Making
Make your own Lino Cut greeting cards
Learn the art of Linocut print making in this Introduction to linocut class.
In this 3 hour class you will learn about how to carve your own linocut design, then print a series of greeting cards using your design. Perfect for creating your very own Christmas or art-style greeting cards.
Your teacher will walk you through designing your own motif, and how to transfer that on to the Lino, then how to use linocut tools, the various mediums you can use for linocutting - including using recycled materials - as well as learning how to use the ink and print press to print your cards.
You will come out of the class with a personally designed linocut that you can continue to use at home, as well as a number of printed cards.
Plus, you will have the skills needed to continue this craft at home.
Linocut printmaking is a low-cost, traditional but simple form of printmaking that you can easily set up at home. The tools are affordable and it is a craft you can return back to again and again once you learn the basics.
But be warned: It's addictive!!!
About your teacher
Sara started printing with lino in 2017, when she began experimenting with flooring offcuts and how these could be used for printmaking. At first making small scale simple prints, often monochrome and resembling children's book illustrations. With time making larger, multi-colour prints.
In 2019 during an artist residency in Ireland, Sara started experimenting with reduction prints and how to merge different disciplines with printmaking.
When booking a class with MakerSpace &company you are agreeing to the following terms and conditions:
Student age: MakerSpace is an 18+ facility, and our classes and facilities are designed for adults.
The reality is that MakerSpace is simply not set up to accommodate children. For further information please click here: http://makerspace.org.au/book-classes/faq/
Disabled access: Unfortunately our new space cannot offer suitable wheelchair access. We are currently working on improving our facilities to make them accessible for all.
Parking: We have very limited parking spaces on Gerald Street so if you're driving here please allow time to look for parking on our street or nearby streets.
Students must wear covered shoes, have long hair tied back and wear appropriate safety gear when using equipment. All students will be shown how to use appropriate PPE (personal protective equipment).
MakerSpace &company and its tutors will provide training in how to use all equipment and relevant machinery and tools to students during the course. It is essential that no equipment or machinery be used while under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
While all care will be taken, it is the responsibility of the student to follow all instructions and use all the equipment in a safe and responsible manner.
- 1. design and image transfer onto Lino
- 2. Carving and image and rolling ink onto lino
- 3. Printing and clean up/drying cards
- Students will take home at least 5 printed greeting cards plus a finished linocut to use again and again at home
- Just your imagination!
Casual clothing that you won't mind getting dirty
Anyone partaking in any classes or coming to any events at MakerSpace & Company or organised by MakerSpace & Company must agree to these terms and conditions.
1.) LIABILITY WAIVER
I agree to take on full responsibility for any damages, injuries and for physical and/or personal property, which I might incur whilst participating in classes and/or events organised by MakerSpace & Company.
2.) PHOTO & VIDEO
I agree to give MakerSpace & Company unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken at MakerSpace & Company classes and events or on MakerSpace & Company's premises. (For use of MakerSpace & Company marketing materials).
MakerSpace & Company requires 5 days (120 hours) notice in writing prior to the class for a 75% refund or transfer. If you miss this window, we recommend you gift (or sell) your place to someone who will use it and love it. Class places are fully transferable. Email email@example.com
In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund or credit.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Refunds: MakerSpace requires a minimum of 5 days (or 120 hour) notice in writing to receive a 75% refund for change of mind. If you miss this window, we recommend you gift (or sell) your place to someone who will use it and love it. Class places are fully transferable. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Cancellations: We rarely cancel classes, but occasional things come up beyond our control. Our classes are very small to ensure you have a great learning experience, but we need a minimum of 4 students to run most of our classes. If a class is cancelled, we will get in touch by phone or email, and discuss your options which include refund, credit or transfer to another date.
Kids in classes: MakerSpace classes are designed for adults. Kids aged 14-17 can book this class on the condition that an accompanying adult also participates - which means booking two places. If you have questions about kids in the workshop, please read this.
Terms and Conditions: All students must read and agree to our full Terms and Conditions, you can find them here.