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‘Cut Card Collagraph Christmas Cards’ 2 days Printmaking with Laney Birkhea...
Sat, 25 Nov 2017, 10:00 – Sun, 26 Nov 2017, 16:30 GMT
Introduction to the amazing world of collagraph printmaking using card plates stencils and glues to create printing plates, which can be inked up in multiple ways. Create a range of colourful textured prints from simple materials and learn to ink up using intaglio methods and print on specialist papers.
Create small prints to turn into Christmas cards. All tools and materials will be provided.
We will sustain you with tea & coffee, and some very gorgeous cake from That Old Chestnut, a friendly Leeds-based bakery that uses organic ingredients 100% free from animal products. Please bring a packed lunch with you - local options are limited.
Skelton Grange is a beautiful, light eco-building set in a nature reserve with ponds, meadows, woodland, vegetable garden & fruit orchard. If the weather is inviting, you are very welcome to enjoy your lunch or cup of tea outdoors and wander...
You can see examples of Laney's beautiful work on her website.
All proceeds will go to support the great charitable work of The Conservation Volunteers at Skelton Grange Environment Centre, which you can read more about on our website .
You can also view other workshops & events we are planning!