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Introduction to Lithography

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Patrick Studios

Saint Mary's Lane

Leeds

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Introduction to Lithography at Stone Tree Press

Sunday 29 July.

10-16 with 30 min lunch break.


About the course:


During this intensive one day course you will get an introduction to lithography as a printmaking technique. We will be drawing on one lithography stone and get an insight into the printing process. In the end of the course you will print a couple of prints of the stone we have drawn on during the day. The print you can take home with you.

The course is suitable for artists with or without experience in lithography who want to discover how lithography can be used.

All materials are included in the course.

No more than four artists partake in the course at a time.


What is Lithography:

Lithography is a printmaking technique invented by Alois Senefelder in 1796. It is a diverse printmaking technique where you can achieve different expressions and styles. You can print in black and white or a range of different colours. Lithography has always been used as a fine art medium but it was also used for printing labels and cheques. Some printing techniques that we use today such as offset printing (used for printing books for example), originate from lithography.

Traditional lithography is printed from lithography stones, a special kind of lime stone and it functions on the fact that grease and water repel each other.

During the course you will create your images onto the stone and print them of the stone onto a paper. When the printing is done the images are grained away from the stone and it can be used over and over again.


About the tutor:

Your tutor during this course will be Nora Hammenberg, the owner of Stone Tree Press. She is a certificated printer by the prestigious Tamarind Institute of Lithography in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. She also studied printmaking at Gotheburg School of Art in Gothenburg, Sweden and at Ålgårdens Print Workshop and Galleries in Borås, Sweden. Nora is dedicated to sharing her knowledge of lithography to keep these traditional skills and techniques alive.


Terms and conditions:

Because of safety reasons our courses are unfortunately for those over 18 years old.

Full payment is required at the time of booking to secure your place at the course.


If you have any mobility requirements please contact Stone Tree Press for details about accessibility at Stone Tree Press and Patrick Studios.


Refunds and Cancellations:

Stone Tree Press will give a full refund if you cancel no less then 14 days before the first day of the course. If you cancel after the notification period of 14 days we are unfortunately unable to give a refund.

Stone Tree Press reserve the rights to cancel the course. If a course is cancelled Stone Tree Press will issue a full refund.


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