Introduction to Lino at ColorCraft, Saffron Walden

1 day course
Dates tbc
10am to 3pm

£70 including materials

Introduction to Lino at ColorCraft, Saffron Walden

Linocut is a relief printing process in which the lino is cut away to leave an image on the remaining raised areas and it is this which is then printed. On this introductory course you will learn how to plan, cut and print an image from a 150 x 150 mm square lino block. You will also explore additional techniques such as masking when printing - enabling you to produce a multi-coloured image from just one block.

Course structure
• Explanation of Linocut technique and looking at examples
• Introduction to equipment and cutting techniques
• Planning an image and cutting the design
• Use of rollers and how to ink up your block
• How to print with both a press and with a baren
• Using masking and over-printing

Experience level
• Beginners and/or those wishing to refresh their skills.

Maximum 5 places

Course location
ColorCraft, 1 Emson Close, Saffron Walden CB10 1HL

How to book
• By email using the email button below
• By phone 01223 892380


Payment / Terms and Conditions

For all courses except CPSC Certificate course

Full payment of the course fee is required when booking a place. A reserved place is not secure until full payment has been received.

If for any reason you are unable to attend, we will refund monies paid minus a £15.00 admin fee, as long as you cancel your place more than 1 month before the course start date.

Course transfers are at the discretion of Curwen Print Study Centre. Curwen Print Study Centre reserves the right to cancel courses – a full refund will be made in these circumstances.

For CPSC Certificate course

Payment of the deposit for Term 1 is required when booking a place. A reserved place is not secure until this deposit has been received. The outstanding balance for Term 1 is due before the start of Term 1 and payments for Terms 2 & 3 will be phased in a similar way. The receipt of your Term 1 deposit is acceptance of commitment to all 3 Terms of the Certificate course.

If for any reason you are unable to attend, we will refund monies paid minus a £15.00 admin fee, as long as you cancel your place more than 1 month before the course start date. Course transfers are at the discretion of Curwen Print Study Centre.

Curwen Print Study Centre reserves the right to cancel courses – a full refund will be made in these circumstances.