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Linocut Printmaking

Learn how to make transferable art without a press using linocut. Design original prints and learn how to apply them to paper and objects. In this 6 week course, Natasha will teach a traditional printmaking technique inspired by Japanese Woodblock Masters – which she spent many years learning and practising.

The course also includes OH&S and equipment maintenance – from sharpening your tools to storing your equipment correctly for longevity.

What to Bring

What You Need:
Paper (sketch and printmaking)
Pencil, Sharpener, Eraser
Colour pencils
Water based block printing Ink
Paint mixing knife
Soft rubber block printing rollers
Baren or large metal spoon
Plexiglass – A3 size for inking on
Linoleum cutters
Linoleum
Tracing Paper
Carbon Paper
Optional:
Sketch or image of an artwork
Non slip mat
Gloves
Apron
Registration Board
Masking Tape
Ruler
No tools are required at the first class – just bring penciI, paper, tracing paper and carbon paper – we will be drawing or tracing an image. If you’re new to drawing, I have plenty of templates to copy (no skills needed!). If you don’t already have tools, I will advise on the best type for you. If you already have tools, bring them along.

Optional :
*Apron
*Tracing paper and carbon paper (if you are not confident drawing directly on Lino)

h.3 Outline

Week 1:
Introduction to tools and block printing
OH&S
Trace or draw your own composition – no drawing skills necessary, I have easy templates to copy but suggest you come prepared and bring an image (to be photocopied)
Week 2:
Carving your image into lino
Tool care and sharpening lino cutting tools
Week 3:
Inking your image and printing on paper
how to get solid, consistent colours
Week 4:
Creating a multi coloured print and exploring mixed media materials
Week 5:
Mixed media – transferring your image onto an object or specialty paper

Printmaking packs are available by request – please email natashaprints@outlook.com in advance and I can arrange equipment at a competitive price.

Please Note: NBCC is not liable to for any loss incurred if a class is cancelled please check with the college by calling 02) 9970 1000 or emailing enquiries@nbcc.nsw.edu.au before purchasing materials.

About the Tutor

Natasha is a painter, printmaker and fashion designer. She has a Fine Arts Degree and Masters from Sydney University. She recently exhibited at the Creative Space in North Curl Curl and regularly teaches her unique painting and printmaking techniques.

$205 Limited inc GST / $184.50
Linocut Printmaking

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Contact us

Community College Annex: 1525 Pittwater Road
North Narrabeen NSW 2101
Post: NBCC Reply Paid 1966, Dee Why NSW 2099

Phone: 02 9970 1000

Registered Training Organisation Code 90113