This exciting weekend workshop is suitable for those who are already familiar with lino cutting techniques and who want to add a new dimension to their practice. Over the 2 days you will create an A4 lino print using 2 or 3 lino blocks and combining both cut and etched marks. This will involve learning how to etch the lino block using a solution of caustic soda. You will learn how to register your multiple lino blocks so that they print over each other.
You will need to have an idea of your image to bring with you and it should involve some textural background areas and other, strongly defined elements.
Your tutor for the weekend will be Steve Edwards, Artist & Printmaker, who is a member of East London Printmakers; Greenwich Printmakers; and the Printmakers Council. You can see some of his work, including his beautiful views of London and other landscapes, which utilise the etched lino technique, here http://steveedwardsart.com/
All materials will be provided but you might like to bring along a packed lunch