What opportunities will this course give me?
This hands on course will provide you with the skills to design and create your own prints using the lino cutting and printing method. Youll learn the specialist skills needed to work with lino material under the guidance of a qualified tutor.
The programme offers a fun and inspiring way to develop a much-loved hobby or kick-start a new one. Youll be learning alongside other engaged and enthusiastic students.
The college runs a variety of art and design courses - please browse the website for further details.
What will I be learning?
You will learn all aspects of lino cutting and printing including:
• Using lino cutting tools safely and accurately
• How to choose the best cutting blade to achieve different marks and textures
• The basic elements of pattern design
• How to produce consistently accurate lino prints
• How to choose and layer inks to create the desired effect
Why is this course for me?
The course is run on the mentality of learning by doing, and so its perfect for learners who prefer a practical approach to their studies. You will have the space to be creative and learn new skills.
Skills are taught through demonstrations, discussions, observation and practice.
How will my learning be enhanced?
Whilst you will not gain a professional qualification on this course, this is a great introduction to the world of lino cutting and printing.
You will have the opportunity to explore and be creative with your materials, learning in an environment with other enthusiastic and like-minded individuals.
An Eastleigh College certificate will be awarded on successful completion of the course.
Why is Eastleigh College my best choice?
Here at Eastleigh College, we are proud of our comfortable, welcoming learning environment and community venues. Youll be working alongside other learners who are keen to learn the same skills, opening you up to individuals with similar interests and mind-sets to you.
You will be taught by a qualified art teacher who has many years experience experimenting with lino cutting and printing. Your tutor will be both friendly and accommodating, ensuring your experience on the course is stimulating and stress-free.
There is absolutely no pressure or expectations; we just want our learners to have the best time possible and leave feeling proud of their new skills.
What do I need to sign up?
There are no formal entry requirements in respect of this course. All beginners or those learners with some knowledge most welcome.
Is there anything else I need to know?
This course is suitable for anyone interested in learning the art of lino cutting and printing and who wish to experiment with their design ideas.
All initial tools and materials will be supplied as part of your course fee. As your skills develop, you may wish to experiment with printing on other materials such as clothing or canvas for which you will be responsible for purchasing. Please speak to your tutor if you would like guidance on the suitability of your chosen project before making a commitment.
Please fill in an application form which is available to complete online, from your careers advisor or direct from the Information, Advice and Guidance team, Eastleigh College, Chestnut Avenue, Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO50 5FS. Telephone 023 8091 1299. *Fees will apply if you are over 18. You may be eligible for fee support or a loan. To find out an accurate cost, based on your individual circumstances, please contact our Information, Advice and Guidance team.
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