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Printmaking Workshop: Two Plates For One Composition

16 August 2018

Class Artwork – Tokyo Streets – Tokyo Streets, Karen Steele 2018
Tokyo Streets, Karen Steele 2018
Tutor: Karen Steele
1 afternoon workshop
Thursday 16th August 2018
12:30pm - 3:30pm
16 – Adult
All Levels

Discover how to transfer your images or drawings into a beautiful finished artwork. In this workshop you will learn the fundamentals of lino printing, from drawing and carving your image, to the inking and printing process without a press.. Explore different printing techniques including black and white prints, coloured overlays and multi-layered prints all of which can be practised at home. In this workshop Karen will be investigating working on 2 plates for 1 composition and using different colours. Registration, colour mixing and the compositional use for cutting out white space to provide a visual sense of calm will also be discussed.We supply a lino square, inks, all tools, proofing paper and a fabulous tutor! 

Extra lino squares cost $5 per unit on the day to the tutor.

What to bring:

  • pencils etc. for sketching an image (whatever you already have)
  • small blank note book
  • simple black & white drawings or photos ready for you to use
  • a large sheet of paper suitable for printing (ask at the art store)
  • any carving tools, barons or rollers you have at home. We will supply them if you don’t have any.
  • an apron
  • your child like enthusiasm to have some fun

Please wear enclosed shoes and old warm clothes.


Class Artwork – Lino Printmaking Student Work


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