Linocut without a Press; exploring design and drawing in creative artwork

Ref: C2346586

An important part of printmaking is to understand how to collect ideas, and develop these in printmaking. It is important that your prints reflect your own interests . As part of the course we will explore design, composition , perspective and colour . Our use of colour will be supported by exploring colour theory ,ways to layer colour . I will be using Cranfield Safe Wash inks and extender and soft cut lino.

Course aim

We will explore how to develop creative ideas for linocut printmaking by exploring and understanding the design process , and composition.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners
  • Have fun and meet new people !

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • I will collect and use my visual research to develop creative work unique to my interests .
  • I will build a growing awareness of colour and colour layering .
  • I will use pictorial composition to develop creative work .
  • I will be able to analyse the compositional elements in other artists' work
  • I will analyse the compositional elements in other artists work

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

A full materials list will be provided on Canvas .

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Linocut without a Press; exploring design and drawing in creative artwork

Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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