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Relief Printing for Beginners

Night Class
Mon 8, 15, 22 & 29 June 2020 (6pm – 9pm)


This night class offers a chance to explore and experiment with relief printing. Using this very graphic method of producing an image; designs can be cut, melted, or carved to create a bold and experimental design. This four-week course is an opportunity to explore relief printing and colour in a supportive and stimulating working studio.


What will you learn?

Lino is an appealing, malleable printing surface on which to create an image, often producing a unique and graphic based style to the finished print.

These evening sessions will cover:

Single Block Lino
Learn how to design your artwork, carve and print a single colour block using simple tools.

Multi-Block Lino
Experiment with overlaying colours and cutting multiple blocks to create a more intricate design.

Reduction Lino
In reduction lino, the design is produced from one single lino block, layering up the colour each time the lino is cut. This technique is a challenging way to produce an edition of prints, as by the end of the session there will be little to none left of your lino block.


Topics covered:

  • A brief history of relief printing and its terminology
  • Paper types, tools and materials in relief printing
  • How to produce your own prints using the methods covered
  • How to sign and edition your prints
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Our regular rate is applicable if you are currently in full or part time employment.

Green Door Members

Members of Green Door Printmaking Studio receive 10% off all of our courses. Become a member of the studio today.

Concessions & Students

Concessionary Rate (10% off)
Our concessionary rate is applicable if you are aged 60 years or older, aged 13 years or younger, and/or in receipt of any state benefits. Please note: undergraduate students are not eligible for our concessionary rate.

Student Rate (15% off)
Our student rate is applicable if you are aged 13+ years, and in full-time education or currently studying towards an undergraduate or post-graduate degree.


Course Tutor

For details about our course tutors, please click here.

Suitable for All

All materials and notes are included in the price of this workshop. No previous experience of printmaking is required.

How to prepare

For details about what to prepare before for your course begins, please read through our How to Prepare page.


Join our Studio

Membership of Green Door Printmaking Studio is open to everyone: from novice to established professional artist. Members also receive a 10% discount* off all of our courses.

Green Door Printmaking Studio was set up with the ethos that printmaking should be accessible to anyone who is interested in exploring and developing their own creative practise with print.

* Regular & Concessionary membership: 10%, Student membership 15%

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