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Our Paper, Printing & Calligraphy Courses
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September

Reduction Lino Cuts - Further Techniques
Saturday 23rd September 2017 to
Sunday 24th September 2017
9.45am - 4.30pm
Tutor: Laura Boswell

£160
This course is a follow-on to Reduction Lino Cuts. Extend your knowledge beyond printing simple layers of flat colour, to more advanced techniques. This course encourages a more painterly approach, introducing bleeds of colour and mixed-colour painting on the block.
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Japanese Woodblock Printing – Further Techniques
Thursday 28th September 2017 to
Friday 29th September 2017
9.45am - 4.30pm
Tutor: Laura Boswell

£160
This course is a follow-on to Japanese Woodblock Printing. We will look at the more technical aspects of paper preparation, working with washi paper, sumi ink and animal glue, printing and bokashi techniques and alternative methods including brush work and using different wood. Build on your existing skill and take your Japanese woodblock printing to the next level.
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October

Printing Taster Day
Friday 6th October 2017
9.45am - 4.30pm
Tutor: Victoria Squires

£80
Learn the basics of three printing techniques; silk screen, transfer printing and block printing. At the end of the day you will leave with several successful prints ready for framing or fabric ready to be stitched into a hand-printed interior accessory. The tutor also supplies aprons, t-shirts and tea towels to print on, should you wish. She is a trained teacher and has worked for several years in the fashion and interior business, selling her clothing and giftware to Harrods, Harvey Nichols, Macy’s and numerous local shops.
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Print, Layer & Stitch
Wednesday 18th October 2017
9.45am - 4.30pm
Tutor: Victoria Squires

£80
Enjoy a day experimenting with print on textiles by layering additional colours and textures onto prints with inks and making additional marks with free machine embroidery and hand embroidery embellishment.
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November

Polyester Plate Lithographic Printing
Saturday 11th November 2017 to
Sunday 12th November 2017
9.45am - 4.30pm
Tutor: Jane Strother

£160
This is an introduction to a user-friendly and safe lithographic printing method using polyester plates. An image is drawn or painted on the plate using various tools, such as permanent markers or acrylic paint, then rolled with lithograph inks and run through the press. This course will teach you the basic techniques and is suitable for beginners.
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