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Lino Printmaking with a twist of Gelliprint With Emma Taylor


Sunday 15th October 2023 | 9:30am - 2:00pm

Lino Printmaking with a twist of Gelliprint  With Emma Taylor

Lino Printmaking with a twist of Gelliprint

With Emma Taylor

Saturday 17th June or Sunday 15th October 2023
9.30am to 2pm

This workshop is aimed at anyone who would like to explore lino printing techniques for the first time or extend previous knowledge into varied colour. We will be using the gardens as inspiration looking at the beautiful flowers and foliage to design simple motifs. These designs will then be hand carved into soft cut lino that carves much more easily than old fashioned lino and gives wonderfully clean prints. We will print a small edition onto varied papers and backgrounds.
Printing onto fabric gives a fantastic starting point for extending into stitch too.

We will be looking at the art of repeat pattern and how to plan lino motifs which can be printed into extensive sheets.

I will also be bringing gelli plates which can be used to create textured one off backgrounds. Printing your lino designs on top of these vibrant prints will give life and individuality to your work. This is such a great technique of adding a splash of colour and texture to traditional lino printmaking processes.

All the skills that learn at this workshop can be transferred straight home to your kitchen table!
Costs: £65 with all materials, tea, coffee and biscuits plus garden entry.
All materials will be included in the price.
For more details and to secure a place on this workshop please contact…. or 07540191437

Please email or 07540191437 for more details and booking.

Emma is a artist, printmaker and educator teaching from Lupin Cottage Workshops in East Sussex. She is currently Leader of Art and Photography in Seahaven as well as running weekly art classes from her home and studio.
She also leads a new group of artists as Salt Edge Arts showing at South Hill Barn in Seaford.
Emma has been teaching inspiring workshops at Sussex Prairie Gardens since 2017 and we are thrilled that she will be our Artist in Residence again with Amanda Duke in 2024.
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      Fraser BishopFraser Bishop
      10:50 11 Jul 22
      Wonderful garden well worth a visit. Great variety of plants showing so many ways of portraying a garden layout. Must comment on the great tea and cakes selection, our dog loved the doggy ice cream!
      Joan DaniellJoan Daniell
      15:13 06 Jul 22
      Beautifully planted area, in which you are encouraged to walk along paths between the plants so can be completely surrounded by foliage - a lovely effect.
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      08:40 28 Jun 22
      Beautiful garden, very relaxing, and bigger than you might think. Cafe is nice too
      Mike CleggMike Clegg
      16:07 08 Jun 22
      Tea room not brilliant nice cake but coffee in paper cup. No other options other then tea coffee and cake. Opening times short 1 to 5 but gardens beautiful