Introduction to Cardboard Cut

1 day course
20 April or 5 August 2022
10am - 4pm

£90 including all materials

Introduction to Cardboard Cut

Cardboard cut is a relief printing process in which the layers of card are cut and peeled away leaving the different levels of raised areas, or the card surface scored, textured or cut into. The card plate is then inked and printed. Learn how to plan and cut and print an image. Use masking techniques and cut up your plate to produce a range of varied shaped and multi-coloured images.

Course structure
• Explanation of relief card printing and looking at examples.
• Introduction to equipment and cutting techniques.
• Planning an image and cutting the design.
• Use of rollers & inks and how to ink up your block.
• How to print by hand and using a press.
• Cut your plate and use masking and over-printing for additional colours & shapes.

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


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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 £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 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. The receipt of your Term 1 payment is acceptance of commitment to all 3 Terms of the Certificate course.

If for any reason prior to the commencement of the course 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. 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.

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