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Printfest presents

Linoprint workshop with Sue Rowland

Learn the process of planning, cutting and inking your own lino design on this full day workshop with linocut expert Sue Rowland.

Date & Time
The Coro Ante Room

Standard: £70
Student: £60

Prices inclusive of £1 booking fee

Coro Members don’t pay booking fees

Additional details

Age guidance: 14+

Suitable for beginners

Doors open at 8:45am

Break for lunch (not provided) at 12-1pm

By booking you agree to our Conditions of Sale and Entry including our refund policy.

Learn the process of planning and cutting your own lino design and how to include texture and mark making in your print, before learning to ink up the plate to produce a small edition of original prints. After the course you will be equipped with knowledge of process and materials needed to continue the technique.

What you will learn

  • How to use the tools safely
  • How to create marks and texture
  • Design planning
  • Inking and printing the design
  • How the process can be developed further using other techniques.

Participants will be working to size approx. 24cm x 18cm and there will be design ideas available. If you would prefer, please bring along a drawing or picture of an animal or bird and foliage to use as a starting point. Please bring an apron and rubber gloves to protect clothes and hands.

Book tickets

  • 9.00am - 4.00pm

Meet your tutor: Sue Rowland

Sue is inspired by the nature and landscape seen daily from her riverside studio or out on the fells. She is fascinated by old folklore stories about plants and animals which she researches when creating her detailed, illustrative lino prints. Her degree in textiles from Central St Martins and career in the textile industry has led to a love of pattern, texture and colour which are so important in her designs. Sue has many years’ experience teaching in schools and the community and was a tutor at Leicester Print Workshop until moving to Cumbria. She loves inspiring others to develop their own creativity within print. See more at Sue Rowland’s facebook page. Sue Rowland is a member of Cumbria Printmakers.

This event is presented by Printfest