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Intro to Lino Printing

Event organized by Make.

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In this workshop you’ll be shown the process of linoprinting. Linoprinting is using tools to carve away sections of blocks of soft lino, then rolling ink onto the areas that remain and printing them onto paper. You’ll will learn what tools to use, how to plan, carve and print a linocut, all while creating your own linocut and prints to take home with you. Come to the session with a design ideas in mind, and we’ll sketch it out at the beginning of the workshop and then adapt the drawings so they translate into lino.

During the workshop you'll use lino cutters, paper, printing ink, rollers, tracing paper and sharpies, and the size of the Lino will be 100 x 150 mm, roughly postcard size, and will be in printed in black on white paper. Be sure to come with a idea, drawing, or image in mind to help you create your design.

Katie Jackson, the leader of this workshop, is a Yorkshire born fibre artist and printmaker and recent graduate from LJMU’s graphic design and illustration programme. She loves using traditional media to create characterful animal illustrations. The memories of growing up on her uncle’s farm greatly inspires her work to this day. It is the driving force behind all her work and the root of her passion for animals. To see more of her work, check out her website, https://www.katiejacksonillustration.com.


Do I need any experience prior to the class? No prior experience is necessary, all health and safety will be taught by our experienced teacher.

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event? Any child under 18 must be accompanied by an adult, this particular class is not suitable for individuals under 16.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? On street parking is free and unlimited. Public transport links are nearby, and the venue is easily accessible on foot from Liverpool City Centre.

How accessible is the venue? The workshop is located on ground floor which provides full accessibility to the premises including toilet provisions. We would advise wheelchair users to contact the workshop provider on the sale of the ticket to arrange a parking bay.

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions? Feel free to get in touch on 0151 601 8665 or email hello@makeliverpool.com.

Is my registration/ticket transferrable? If you find that you cannot attend then you are welcome to pass your place on to a friend who may find it useful. Please let the organiser know if you need to do this. Alternatively tickets can be transferred to a future event upto a 14 days before the event.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? A register will be taken at the workshop so it isn't neccessary to print your ticket.

What is the refund policy? Refunds will be offered in the event of the event being cancelled, alternative dates will be offered if appropriate. If for any reason you find you are unable to attend then please get in touch and a refund can be offered up to 7 days before the workshop. After this date we can only offer a refund if your space is able to be filled.

The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay? Please do bring along a print out of your ticket if the registration does not match the attendee.

What can I bring into the event? All materials will be provided for the class, as well as tea, coffee, and biscuts. However, you need to bring

What should I wear? Wear comfortabele clothes.