|Mermaid Print - Jo McIntosh|
I recently had a brilliant day at the St Ives Society of Artists when I attended a lino relief printmaking workshop with Lee Stevenson, one of the West Penwith Printmakers who are exhibiting at the Society's Crypt Gallery until this weekend (5th August 2011).
I originally only booked for the morning session, but enjoyed it so much I booked a place on the afternoon session as well!
Lee talked us through and demonstrated the basic techniques for cutting the design out of the lino, explaining which areas would print and also how to reverse an image before printing if necessary and then how to ink up the lino ready to print.
Thanks to Lee's excellent instruction I came away with the cut lino and several prints, onto fabric as well as paper and the desire to experiment more at home with fabrics and fabric paints.
Lee also runs one or two day workshops in relief printmaking at his studio near St Ives. For details telephone 01736 799 170 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Hope you like the print above. I've put more pictures in my gallery:
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