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Introduction to Lino Cut Printmaking Ft. Artist Jyotsna
Introduction to Lino Cut Printmaking Ft. Artist Jyotsna

Sat, 22 Jul

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Artzo India Church St.

Introduction to Lino Cut Printmaking Ft. Artist Jyotsna

Discover the art of lino cut printmaking in this beginner-friendly workshop. Unleash your creativity as you learn the step-by-step process of designing, carving, and printing unique linoleum block prints. No prior experience needed - embark on a creative journey and bring your imagination to life on

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Time & Location

22 Jul, 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Artzo India Church St., No.44, Ace court, First Floor, Church St, Haridevpur, Shanthala Nagar, Ashok Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001, India

About the Event

Discover the art of lino cut printmaking in this beginner-friendly workshop. Unleash your creativity as you learn the step-by-step process of designing, carving, and printing unique linoleum block prints. No prior experience needed - embark on a creative journey and bring your imagination to life on paper.

Skill Level:

This is a beginner-friendly workshop.

Age Group:

8 years and above.

In this workshop you will learn:

Step 1: Introduction and Materials

- Start the workshop by introducing yourself and giving a brief overview of lino cut printmaking.

- Show examples of lino cut prints to inspire participants.

- Explain the materials needed for the workshop, including linoleum blocks, carving tools, ink, brayers, paper, and a barren or spoon for hand printing.

Step 2: Designing and Transferring the Image

- Encourage participants to brainstorm and sketch out their design ideas on paper.

- Provide linoleum blocks and demonstrate how to transfer the design onto the block using transfer paper or by tracing the design directly onto the block.

- Assist participants in transferring their designs and offer guidance on simplifying the design for easier carving.

Step 3: Carving the Block

- Instruct participants on the safe and proper use of carving tools.

- Demonstrate basic carving techniques such as outlining, removing background areas, and adding texture.

- Encourage participants to start with simple shapes and gradually progress to more intricate details.

- Provide one-on-one guidance and feedback as participants carve their blocks.

Step 4: Ink Application

- Explain the process of inking the carved block using a brayer and ink.

- Show participants how to evenly distribute ink on a flat surface and roll it onto the carved block in a thin, even layer.

- Discuss different color options and encourage experimentation with color combinations.

Step 5: Printing the Block

- Demonstrate the printing process using a press or by hand printing with a barren or spoon.

- Show participants how to place the paper on the inked block and apply pressure to transfer the inked design onto the paper.

- Assist participants in achieving consistent and clean prints by providing guidance on ink application and pressure.

Step 6: Finishing and Clean-up

- Instruct participants on how to carefully remove the printed paper from the block without smudging the print.

- Discuss options for adding additional details or layers to the print, such as hand-coloring with pencils or watercolors.

- Provide guidance on cleaning the tools and materials used, emphasizing the importance of properly cleaning the carving tools to maintain their quality.

Note: This workshop is designed to be beginner-friendly, providing a supportive environment for participants new to linocut print-making. 

  • All materials will be provided for this session.

About the Artist:

Jyotsna is a print making artist based out of Bangalore, India. She is also a mixed media artists and specialises in various Mixed Media Art Forms.

Tickets

  • Linocut B1

    Admit - 1. B1 - Beginner's Friendly Batch. The ticket price mentioned is inclusive of all taxes. The ticket is non-transferable. The ticket is non-refundable.

    ₹2,500.00

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