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191110|10th November|Colours of India

Colours of India


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Location Leicester Print Workshop
Date & Time Sunday 10th November
10.00am - 4.00pm
Tutor  Sue Rowland

An experimental lino print day - using Indian pattern and design as inspiration to create a series of vibrant prints.

Print your designs onto collage backgrounds using Indian handmade papers and learn to add colour to your print using chine-collé. You will also learn repeat and overprinting techniques.

Course Structure

  • Introduction to lino cutting techniques. Looking at simple mark making and texture.
  • Selection of design, something simple with a lot of white in it which will allow the collaged backgrounds and chine colle to be effective. Transfer of your design to lino.
  • Cutting your lino design.
  • Inking the block
  • Learning to print using hand burnishing and the press
  • Creation of collaged backgrounds using Indian handmade papers
  • Exploration of adding colour with chine colle
  • Experimentation with repeat prints using your lino plates

About the Tutor

Sue Rowland is a textile artist and printmaker whose work includes detailed illustrative lino prints created alongside layered textile prints embellished with machine embroidery and applique. 

Sue is well known for her large scale community and schools textile and lino print projects in the East Midlands and is part of the tutor team at Leicester Print Workshop.

Recent projects include: A Myriorama for Nottinghamshire 


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


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