Printmaking and Bookbinding
Learn how to design and cut a set of coordinating, wood mounted lino blocks. Print and overprint repeats and border patterns onto a choice of cloth and/or paper. Explore interesting and surprising effects of blocks arranged in differing combinations and colourways and overprints. and paper. Traditional techniques and simple dye fixing can be continued at home on a kitchen table.
This highly practical workshop will take you through all the stages of designing, cutting and printing a range of alternative pattern repeats on fabric and paper. We will discuss ideas and techniques with tutor demonstrations and samples. Students will show and share ideas, and discoveries in this friendly and creative workshop . All techniques can easily transfer to a kitchen table and be continued at home. Tutor's samples, books and artist images will inspire your designs.
Suitable for all levels
The textiles studio is located in the Nancy Seear block on the second floor accessible by stairs or lift and stair lift combined. If you have any mobility support needs please contact ALS on 020 7450 1972 before enrolling. The print process requires some standing and striking each print with a mallet.
A simple image or design idea will be very helpful as a starting point, plus a notebook, pencil and apron. You may like to have your own basic set of lino cutters to enable work between sessions- and afterwards. cutters
Follow @textilesatmorley for inspiration on Instagram. Morley College Textiles department offers a range of exciting creative courses from absolute beginners to advanced, please check the website for further details.