Introduction to lino cut printing by Samuel Johnson Squire
3rd July 2021 –
Delivered by ArtShack and Artist Samuel Johnson Squire.
This workshop begins with an introduction to lino cut carving and the importance of working safely with the tools. You will learn about basic equipment, materials and the printing process,and how this can be accomplished with minimum expense. Moving on to composing your own design, working with light and dark space. You will then carve your design into the lino, ink up your work and learn about different printing techniques through practical application.
Samuel Johnson-Squire is an Illustrator, photographer, and editor with a degree in graphic design and illustration from the University of De Montfort. He works in multiple disciplines including printmaking, lino cuts, stencils, line drawing, and animation. Samuel is inspired by his world travels and documents his adventures in photography, detailed drawings, and prints. He has worked on design and video projects for Network Rail, MIND, Majestic Films, Young Curators and CAST performing arts.