10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Event information
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Using the ‘Reduction Process’ we’ll create a layered image using two sets of autumnal colour palettes.

Day 1

  • Look at print examples, explanation about the reduction method of linocut
  • Observing, sketching and photographing out in the Garden, then Emma will demonstrate how to plan your reduction landscape print
  • Create a coloured plan for your print
  • Learn cutting techniques then you will explore mark-making techniques
  • Cut your first layer
  • Register your block to create accurate layers
  • Apply inks with rollers, and print using a press, and hand burnishing
  • Print test colour combinations
  • Print two sets of prints of your first layer, using both colour palettes

Day 2

  • Continue to work on your reduction print image
  • Cut and print your second layer on top of your first, in both colour ways
  • Cut and print your final layer for both colour ways