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Come and join us for our once a month Printing and Prosecco Night at Lavender Print School. You will be taught how to transfer a design and cut a one-colour linocut, producing a multiple prints to hang at home. During the evening you will enjoy the company of meeting new people, sipping on a glass of prosecco whilst learning a fantastic new skill. We guarantee that our themes will sure get your creativity flowing. Thursday 9th May | The classic with Van Gogh Thursday 6th June | Surrealism with Dorothea Tanning Thursday 4th July | Get inspired by Frida Kahlo Thursday 1st August | Pablo Picasso Thursday 5th September | Queen (Freddie Mercury) Whats Lino printing? Lino printing is a form of fine art printmaking where the printing plate is cut into lino. Yes, lino as in linoleum, as in the floor covering. The lino is then inked, a piece of paper placed over it, and then run through a printing press or pressure applied by hand to transfer the ink to the paper
Using a single block of lino, you will be guided through how to create two or three colour lino prints. This workshop provides an in depth introduction to the possibilities offered by reduction relief printing and the tools and techniques you can use. Guests will learn how to separate and register multiple layers of colour, roll and apply ink and experiment with different methods for lino printing artworks on paper. You will end up with some of your own handmade prints to hang on your wall or give as a gift! It is hosted in our new, hand-built creative studio in the amazing Peckham Levels (2 mins from Peckham Rye station and right beside the infamous Frank's Cafe).
Learn about different forms of relief printing from lino and create unique badges and magnets to take home. This workshop gives an introduction and context to traditional techniques, tools and materials used in relief printing processes, along with methods for creating your prints at home. It's hosted in our colourful Central London studio.
Learn how you can design and create your own lino printed cushion cover or tote bags in our new, hand-built creative studio in the amazing Peckham Levels (2 mins from Peckham Rye station and right beside the infamous Frank's Cafe). You'll be shown how to choose a design, how to carve into lino and how to create the stamp, which you'll then use to print your design onto a cushion cover or 2 tote bags, whichever you prefer. You'll be able to choose from different colours paints.
During this 3 hour workshop, we will teacg you all about effective lino cut works of art or experimental patterns for card and textile design. We will cover the equipment and materials needed and how to avoid a trip to casualty. You will be gaining confidence in the first couple of test prints we will then get you onto fabrics, using specialist fabric inks, and design transfer onto a calico bag or a cotton tea towel.
Lino Print is a great way to create illustrations on paper, cards, wood, and fabric. During this workshop, you will be introduced a lot of techniques you need to know about lino print, materials and tools as well start your own Lino Print Art works. Location: Unit 1, St Saviours Wharf, 23-25 Mill Street, London, UK