Cardboard Cut inspired by Charles Shearer at ColorCraft, Saffron Walden

1 day course
2 June 2020
10am – 3pm

£70 including materials

Cardboard Cut inspired by Charles Shearer at ColorCraft, Saffron Walden

Charles Shearer specialises in illustration and teaches printmaking at numerous art schools alongside working on personal projects including commissions for books and magazines. This day will explore some techniques inspired by his work using cardboard cut printmaking

Course structure
• Introduction looking at examples, and of Charles’s original work
• Explanation of the cardboard cut technique
• Introduction to tools, materials and methods
• Use and experiment with a range of tools, mark making and scoring to add both texture and a distinct character
• How to apply inks
• The use of masking and creating shape with jigsaw pieces in creating an image
• How to print with a press and a baren

Experience level
• All abilities

Maximum 5 places

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



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.