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Tell a Story for Printmakers aged 5-10

£15.00
Location Leicester Print Workshop
Date & Time Thursday 21st October 
10.00am - 1.00pm
Tutor Sally Stephens 

Come and join us for the morning and have fun making a simple story book using our beautiful wooden type. We will be using the letters to make or inspire an image as well as printing short  words. 

Course Structure 

10 - Introduction to the activity and looking at the wooden type. We will look at some examples.  Demonstration of how we will lay out, ink up and print the letters.

10.20 - 10.45  - Look at the type and make a plan.  Think about  story ideas.

10.45 - 12.45  - Printing and working on book.

12.45 - 1.00 - Tidy up and look at the work. Evaluation. Finish

About the Tutor

Sally Stephens uses the intaglio processes of etching and drypoint in her practice and also some screen print. Her work frequently explores the human face and its enduring fascination. Crowds and collections of faces provide a way to think about how the individual relates to a group, and consider the connections between people. Work is also inspired by travel and encountered images, for example Greek and Roman sculpture and busy city streets.

Sally has completed an Advanced Diploma in Printmaking at Central St Martins School of Art and an M A in printmaking at Northampton University. Sally is part of the LPW tutor team and has also delivered several community projects.

    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

    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.