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Kamihanga for Kids aged 8-15

£15.00
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Location Leicester Print Workshop
Date & Time

Tuesday 15th February
10.00am - 1.00pm

Tutor Sumiko Eadon

This three hour activity introduces you to Kamihanga, a simple relief printmaking technique ideal for kids. Enjoy cutting, pasting and printing your fun designs.

You will learn the basics first - how to make plates using scissors and glue, moving on to ink up and print. You will then make more plates to explore different shapes and colour. 

There is no limitation to the ideas for your design, but keeping it simple works too! We will be looking at ideas around Springtime to create fun colourful prints.

Course Structure 

10.00: Introduction and example
10.15: Demonstration making a plate
10.30: Make your plate
11.00: Demonstration printing
11.15: Print your plate, make more plates, and print more!!
12.50 Tidy up and evaluation

    About the Tutor

    Sumiko Eadon is an artist based in Leicestershire working individually and collaboratively. She studied Fine Art in Loughborough University as a mature student. Since her graduation in 2013, she has developed her portfolio through residencies and has exhibited regionally and beyond. This includes AA2A at the University of Derby, LPW’s ‘Our Big Move’ residency, Surface Gallery graduate residency, Nottingham Castle Open, Flourish Award exhibition, the National Original Print Exhibition, London and a solo exhibition at New Art Exchange, Nottingham. She works as a freelance printmaking tutor and has worked with LPW, West Yorkshire Print Workshop, LU Arts and The New Art Gallery Walsall.

    Website: 11th13th.wordpress.com 

    Instagram: @umikoseadon

    Leicester Print Workshop 

    Leicester Print Workshop is the regional development centre for printmaking. Established by artists in 1986, we are a registered charity, supported by Arts Council England. Our RIBA award-winning building is situated in Leicester City Centre's Cultural Quarter and is home to a large, well equipped open access Printmaking Studio.

    We have over 30 years’ experience of teaching people printmaking. Our programme offers the largest number and broadest range of printmaking courses in the region, with courses suitable for beginners as well as experienced printmakers, delivered by practicing artists and nationally renowned tutors. Participants learn in small and friendly groups in our purpose-designed studio.

    Bookings

    Early Bird: This course is eligible for a 5% early bird discount when booked online by 22nd November 2021. Don't delay, book today!

    Online: You can book online here by credit / debit card or Paypal.

    Telephone: You can pay by card over the phone during our opening hours (Tuesday - Saturday, 10am - 5pm). Call us on 0116 251 4174.

    In person: Call in to Leicester Print Workshop during our opening hours (Tuesday - Saturday, 10am - 5pm) to book and pay by card, cash or cheque.

    Pre-course information: We will send you details of how to find us and what to bring with you when we process your booking.