At Bransbury Studio, nr Winchester with HAMPSHIRE ART studio
30th January, 10.00am – 4.00pm
tea, coffee and biscuits available all day. Please bring your own lunch
Lino printing is a simple form of fine art printmaking.
Traditionally lino is used like a printing plate partly because it is cheap, and also it leaves no texture of its own. You will be experimenting with a few materials that can be easier to cut into. The lino/plate is then inked, a piece of paper placed over it, and pressure applied by hand, press or back of spoon to transfer the ink to the paper. The result, a linocut print. This is quite a simple process with often dramatic results.
The easiest style of lino print is a single-color print. You cut the design once, and print it using one colour only. You often see black used because of its strong contrast to white paper. In this workshop you will explore different tools and different marks. AND produce a linocut print.
You will need to buy the basic introduction lino kit, and some cartridge paper. Then you will be ready to Learn About Lino
Once you have used this workshop to learn about lino you can progress to more complicated approaches.
The CASS art kit is on offer reduced from £29.99 to £19.95
The New Year, a New Decade, is on the horizon. This is a good time for you to make art one of your New Year’s Resolutions
I make resolutions every year – some I keep, some I don’t. Whatever happens it is a good moment to pause, and look forward.
This coming year I plan to spend more time painting, and to set the time aside in my diary. Second on my to-do list is to take courses so I can try new ways of doing things. I have my eye on Antony Williams and his Egg Temperacourse at the end of February.
New this year is the Art Club. The studio is open on Wednesdays for the club, from 10.00 – 5.00. It is a great place to get away from the regular cares of life, and paint or draw without distraction. There are tables, easels, tea and coffee, a beautiful view plus time to chat and compare notes with other artists. On the second Wednesday of each month there will be a life model in the evening from 6.00-9.00pm. This is included in the Club fee.
If you are missing the sun have a look at the two different weeks in Andalucia in the Spring. The first week, 18th – 25th April Casa Rosa, a tutored week with me, Kate Measham leading the group. The second week, 25th April – 2nd May, Artists Take Over Casa Rosa is untutored but all the food, studio space, and glorious surroundings of Casa Rosa available.
Keep an eye on HAMPSHIREART studio throughout 2020 – we are planning more masterclasses, art, yoga, and wellbeing classes, and many fun one or two day courses.
Remember: The New Year, a New Decade, is on the horizon. This is a good time for you to make art one of your New Year’s Resolutions. Contact me if you want any more information.