The Art of Linocut

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COURSE

The Art of Linocut - 7 week course

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  Thursdays, 20 January-10 March 2022

  5.30-8pm

 Schola Musicae, Old Bodleian Library

 £220 (concessions £200), places limited

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Discover the art of linocut printing

Learn linocutting from the basics or work on improving and developing your existing printmaking skills.

The course takes place over seven sessions, during which you will receive individual guidance to develop your own prints, in black and white and in colour. We will work on image selection, composition and design, block preparation, image transfer, carving techniques, and printing with you.

During the course you will have access to all the basic equipment you need to make and print linocut. The instructors will give you advice on materials and equipment and teach you how to print without a press so you can carry on developing your skills at home.

Course tutors Robin Wilson and Rosie Fairfax-Cholmeley are linocut artists based in Oxford at the Wytham Studio. 

Learn more about printing and book arts activities at the Bodleian Libraries Bibliographical Press 

Age 18 and over. All materials are provided. No previous experience necessary.

Classes take place on Thursdays 5.30-8pm on the following dates: 20 Jan, 27 Jan, 3 Feb, 17 Feb, 24 Feb, 3 Mar, 10 Mar 2022.

 Location

Schola Musicae, Old Bodleian Library, Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BG

The class will meet in the printing workshop, Schola Musicae, Bodleian Library. The room is accessible via a ground-floor entrance. Please report to the Bodleian Library Great Gate, accessed from Catte Street, upon arrival. 

Additional space for classes, in case of the need for greater social distancing, will be made available at the Wytham Woods printing studio, by prior notice.

 Wheelchair access

The Schola Musicae is wheelchair accessible.

 Admission

£220 (concession tickets available for students, Friends of the Bodleian, and Bodleian Libraries staff £200)

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 Tutor

Robin Wilson and Rosie Fairfax-Cholmeley

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