Introduction to Linocut Workshop


Location: Print Studio The Lino of Life

6 Grimshill Road, Whitstable, Kent CT5 4LH

Date: Sundays 22nd September or 17th November 2019

Date: 10 am - 3 pm

This one day course will introduce the basic principles of linocut printing. You will learn in a small group (max 4 people) how to transfer an image on lino block, techniques of cutting lino block, inking it and printing on paper. This course is ideal for beginners with no previous experience.

Course structure:

  • Introduction to the workshop, Health and Safety.

  • What is linocut. Covering the different lino blocks, tools and examples of blocks and prints.

  • Transferring image onto lino block.

  • Technical aspects of cutting lino blocks.

  • Inking and printing your lino blocks on paper.

  • Clean up and evaluations.


By email:

Phone: 07749 180 337

Tuition of £50.00 per workshop - includes fresh tea, coffee, and scrumptious handmade cake.

All equipment and materials will be provided, bring with you some ideas and packed lunch! I will send you details of how to find me and what to bring with you when I process your booking. Please note inking and printing could be a messy job, so please wear some clothes you don’t mind to get dirty.