Reduction Lino

1 day course
14 March, 23 October 2024
10am to 4pm

£95 including all materials using softcut lino

Reduction Lino

Book any 2 lino courses at the same time and save £10!

On this advanced express course focusing on understanding the Reduction Lino method, you will use a smaller size of soft cut lino to enable you to achieve a two- or three-colour print in one day. Learn how to plan and create a reduction image by gradually cutting away the different areas and printing the layers – the ‘cut to keep’ mantra! By the end of the course, you will have a good understanding of the Reduction process and a variety of prints to take home.

Course structure
• Explanation of the process and looking at examples.
• Identifying and planning the different layers for your image.
• Cutting the block and printing for each coloured layer.
• How to register your prints.
• Working with translucent inks to create additional colours.
• Inking blocks and printing by hand.

Experience level
Introductory relief printmaking experience is required. Suitable for advanced printmakers or as a follow-on to the Introduction to Lino course.

Maximum 8 places


Book any 2 lino courses at the same time and save £10:

Introduction to Lino

Key Block Lino       

Jigsaw Lino


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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 £20 admin fee, as long as you cancel your place more than 1 month before the course start date.

For CPSC Certificate course

Payment for Term 1 is required when booking a place. A reserved place is not secure until this payment has been received. Payments for Terms 2 & 3 will be due at the end of the previous term. Payments for Terms 2 & 3 will be due before the first day of each term.

If for any reason prior to the commencement of the course you are unable to attend, we will refund monies paid minus a £20.00 admin fee, as long as you cancel your place more than 1 month before the course start date. Once you start the course on Term 1 you have committed to all 3 terms. Course transfers are at the discretion of Curwen Print Study Centre.

There is an option to book your place for £100 deposit. If you choose this option your place is secured. The balance of term 1 will be due 20 working days before the start of the course. If you cancel more than 20 working days before the course start date, we will refund monies paid minus a £20 admin fee. If your place is not cancelled during this timescale, and the balance is not paid then the deposit is non refundable. All other Terms & Conditions remain the same.

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