Lino Printing

Lino printing is a satisfying and accessible creative process. This is a practical and social course designed to encourage beginners interested in lino printing specifically as well as to extend those with prior experience in printmaking. You will be guided through lino printing processes including two and three-part reduction prints and the use of both monochrome and coloured ink. Drawing inspiration from everyday media, the environment, and master printmakers you will develop a series of your unique prints. Outcomes could include a series of fine art images for display or use in book illustrations, cards, or wrapping paper. You will also enjoy hands-on activities, creative mess, and conversations about art.

Course Outline:

  • Week 1 Inspiration and separating chosen images into layers
  • Week 2 Printing layer 1 and 2nd reduction cut
  • Week 3 Printing layer 2 and 3rd reduction cut
  • Week 4 Final lino printing layers and transformations

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand and engage with lino print techniques including 2- and 3-part reduction prints
  • Explore layering and colours
  • Experiment with different ratios and compositions
  • Develop a personal style
  • Create a series of art images, cards, and wrap

What to bring:

  • Scissors and craft knife
  • Cutting Mat and metal ruler
  • Ezy carve printing block (or lino)
  • Lino cutting tools
  • Foam board (optional)
  • Water-based printing inks (2 – 4 colours)
  • 2 rollers
  • Perspex sheet or laminated sheet or old picture frame with glass
  • Assorted paper and card including newspaper
  • Photographs, postcards, or other images for inspiration
  • Pencil and sharpener

Art Supplies Discount:

As a bonus for learning Art with SGSCC, all enrolled students are entitled to a generous 10% discount off the purchase of art supplies when they shop in-store at Eckersley’s Art & Craft, Taren Point! "View Eckersley's Website": for product ideas.

About the Tutor:

'Laura Kneebone is a graduate of the University of the Creative Arts and Institute of Education, University of London. She specialized in Fine Art Printmaking and Education. Laura has worked as a fine artist and educator between Zimbabwe, England, and Australian art for over 20 years now. She lives in Bundeena where she enjoys being part of a thriving art community. Laura is frequently involved in art commissions and creative initiatives alongside her painting practice, teaching, and exhibitions.'

Other Information:

  • To ensure resources are ready for you at the start of your course, we ask you ideally enrol at least one week before the course commences.
  • All courses need a minimum number of students to run (“we try our hardest to get those”) . If your course does not have enough students it will be cancelled before the commencement and you will be informed.

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.