Lino carving – what a relief!
Have you ever tried lino carving to make prints of art? It’s a really interesting process of developing a design, carving away at lino, and creating a surface to ink, print and reveal your artwork! It’s a type of printmaking process call relief printing – after cutting away at your lino, the ink attaches to the lino left behind to produce your artwork.
It’s not too tricky, but having some guidance, tips and tricks to help you along the way can really make all the difference. So come along to de-stress and carve out your feelings into lino – what a relief!
What we will cover?
In this hands-on class, you will learn:
- An intro to what Lino carving actually is
- An intro to Lino carving materials, tools and their techniques – how to carve your lino tile and what designs work best for beginners
- An intro to printmaking materials and techniques – how to print your carved lino tile and best papers to use
Feel free to bring a design along – on your phone or printed out – and you’ll get tips for transferring it to lino.
- Wheelchair Accessible Venue
- Gender Neutral Bathrooms
- Auslan Interpreted Upon Request
- Free Tickets for First Nation Attendees
Who will be teaching?
Tish Hautea is a Filipino visual artist focusing on printmaking and mixed media. Her works have been exhibited in Asia
and in Melbourne. She conducts basic printmaking workshops focusing on community building through learning and sharing. See more of her work at www.tishhauteaart.com or on Instagram.
Photo: Jennifer Schmitt via Wikimedia Creative Commons.
Questions about the class or accessibility? Please email Maddy at firstname.lastname@example.org.