february, 2020

2020sat08feb10:00 am3:30 pmBlock Printing (FEBRUARY DAY SCHOOL)Coleridge Community CollegeDay:Saturday


(Saturday) 10:00 am - 3:30 pm


Coleridge Community College

Radegund Rd, Cambridge CB1 3RJ

Book a place on the course

£59 - Contact the office on 01223 712340 with any queries

Price £59.00

For how many people? -1 +

Total Price £59.00


Course details

Brief Description:

This is a one-day workshop for anyone with little or no experience; you will learn how to use the block printing for printing text, images or patterns. You will have access to a range of readymade wood blocks, lino blocks and will have the opportunity to printing onto fabric as well as paper. You will print creating different motifs, repeat patterns, boarders, using colour and pattern to create your own unique artwork. This can then been used to make greeting cards or print a piece of fabric that can be made into a soft furnishing. There are endless projects, which can evolve from printing. You can create your own designs using collagraph. This relatively new method of printmaking using variety of textured materials stuck onto cardboard base to create a low relief block, which is inked-up and printed.

Previous Experience and Knowledge Needed?

No previous experience needed.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the course, you will have the opportunity to:
• To experiment with block printing using different methods
• To design and make your own collagraph block
• To produce some print samples on fabric & paper
• To learn new craft skill

Extra costs on the course for example text book, materials or equipment

Pen and paper

For the first session you will need to bring:

Anything you would like to print on e.g. handmade paper or fabric
The college will supply printing inks for paper & fabric (materials fee included in the cost of the course)
The tutor will supply materials for the collagraph, wooden block prints & lino prints.
Bring a packed lunch.

On completion of this course, what might your next steps be?

The Learn and Train office is able to give course information or search for alternative courses for you.


Paula de Santis Smith


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