‘Jigsaw’ linocut printing workshop
Learn how to make a two or three-colour linocut print using the jigsaw technique.
When I first started printmaking I used the jigsaw method to create multi-coloured prints. The jigsaw technique means that your design can be inked in multiple colours and printed in one go.
What you will learn
Understand how to create a simple two-colour jigsaw print.
Develop a clear understanding of the steps needed to plan, design and carve a successful print.
Hand burnish a print using SoftCut lino and oil-based inks.
Take home a print that you can frame.
During the day you will learn about the process, then carve and print your design.
There will be space and equipment for four ink colours. I will suggest using two tones of blue and two tones of green for the day. Other colours will be available if everyone in the group is happy with them.
During the morning you learn about materials and tools, cut and print a test print and then plan your
final design. In the afternoon you cut and print your chosen design.
Workshops will be held in my studio in Holgate, York. Free on-street parking. Bikes can be stored securely.
10am – 4pm. Arrive anytime from 9.30am for a 10am start.
£90 per person including materials, drinks and homemade cake.
Maximum of four students per workshop, so that you get lots of one-to-one teaching.
Tea, herbal teas and coffee. We’ll have tea and homemade cake together to round off the day. Please bring a packed lunch.
Suitable for people that have been to my Introduction to linocut printing workshop or are confident in making a one-colour linocut print.
Please bring with you
Before the workshop have a think about the image you would like to design and linocut. This could be a favourite landscape photo, flower or tree image. Please bring some inspiration, Pinterest mood board or sketches along on the day. Ideas to follow will also be available on the day if needed.
Materials and equipment
Lino cutting equipment will be provided for each student to use on the day. A reasonable amount of paper and ink will also be provide.
I use oil-based inks which will stain clothing. Please wear old clothes. Aprons and plastic gloves will be provided.
How to book
Contact me to book. The full payment is required to book.
If you need to cancel your place on a course please get in touch.
Cancellations up to one month notice: You will be offered a place on one of my other workshops or a refund of 50% of the workshop fee.
Cancellations less than one month notice: Unfortunately I am unable to offer refunds if the period of notice given is less than one month.
If your workshop is cancelled due to rare unforeseen circumstances I will work with you to rearrange an alternative date that is mutually suitable. If this isn’t suitable, a full refund will be given.
Terms and conditions
Please read the workshops section in terms and conditions.
Everyone's safety is my main priority. I have put in place a number of changes to ensure that everyone is fully informed and feels comfortable in my studio. Please read Workshops - Covid-19 information before booking.
Available for a group of 4 friends or family. A one day workshop for up to 4 adults is £360. This includes materials, drinks and homemade cake. Please contact me for available dates for private linocut and bespoke workshop bookings.
Do you know someone that would enjoy a workshop experience as a gift?
Vouchers and gift cards are available. Please get in touch for details.
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Get in touch
If you have any questions please email me and I will call you back.
See more images from my follow on 'Jigsaw' linocut printing workshops in my linocut workshops blogs.