Workshop

Lino Printing with Eric Gaskell

11 Aug 2018

Event times

10am - 4pm

Cost of entry

£45 (inc. Materials)

Rugby Art Gallery and Museum

Rugby, United Kingdom

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Eric Gaskell Lino Prints Workshop

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"Making careful cuts in a piece of lino, inking the remaining surface and pressing onto a piece of paper is a traditional method of printmaking.
DRAW 
The first thing you need is an idea. You can draw from memory, photographs or your imagination. The drawing helps to show how the linocut “might” end up. When complete you’ll put the drawing on the block.
CUT 
The good thing about print is it is a slow, deliberate act, the bad thing - you can’t undo a mistake. So you won’t rush into it, you’ll take your time and consider each cut. As you go along to make sure it’s right we...
PROOF 
You can proof with a spoon or a press. The proof will help you decide what the next cuts will be, how things are going and if you need to make any changes to your initial idea, the we can...
PRINT 
Normally when the final proof is made, you’re satisfied with how it looks and you can do no more you make a limited edition of prints. The job is complete.

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