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Lino printing is a fun and easy to learn printing method producing striking and colourful results. Reduction prints use the same linoleum block to print all of the colours in an image.On this full day workshop you will learn how to design, cut and print your own two colour reduction linocut. You will be taught how to simplify an image and separate the colours in order to produce a multicolour print. Create your own designs and take home a small limited edition of prints! No lino cutting experience is necessary.
When: March 11, 2023 10 - 5pm (lunch at 12 - 1pm)
Deadline for booking this course: March 10, 2023 5pm
Where: L5-24 JCCAC, 30 Pak Tin Street, Shek Kip Mei, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Class size: 6 students
What students need to bring: Picture of scenery/architecture that you like. Not necessary as we will also provide some pictures for you to use.
Class taught in English with Cantonese assistance provided if needed. All materials provided by the studio.
About the Lino technique:
Reduction Lino is a method of relief printing whereby multi-coloured images can be printed using one lino block. Through a process of multiple cuttings and printings, a series of coloured layers is printed one over the other to produce the final image. Lino has been used by artists since the late 1800’s, most notably the reduction method was favoured by Picasso. Cut and printed in a similar way to woodcut, lino has grown in popularity due to the ease of cutting and its smooth printing surface.
About Lucy Parris:
"As a printmaker I love the slightly unpredictable nature of the reduction lino method. Colour is what excites me as an artist and I am always happy experimenting with how inks combine to produce complex and beautiful prints. Before recently relocating to Hong Kong I completed an MA Fine Art and was lucky enough to work as a support technician at the Birmingham City University Print Workshop supporting artists and students in their own learning journeys. I have exhibited in Hong Kong and the UK and most recently at IMPACT 11." - Lucy Parris
Please note that we have a minimum participant intake in order to run our courses. This course has a minimum intake of 3 people to run. If there is less than 3 participants we may cancel/postpone this course, and we will issue a full refund. Participants will be notified by email if we cancel this course.
Please note we do not offer refunds to student cancellations. We only offer 70% refund to students who are sick or have close contact or positively contracted covid. We require student to show us an official doctors note in order to receive the refund amount. Students must let us know at least 24 hours before class time starts in order to fulfill the refund criteria.
If we cancel the course for other reasons
If the art teacher becomes ill or has an emergency issue that requires us to cancel or postpone the lesson, we will notify students by email by 9pm the day before the class starts, and full refunds will be issued to all students.
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