Short-course: An Introduction to Block Printing

Short-course: An Introduction to Block Printing

Tutor: Julie Gillespie

This course will give you the practical skills and knowledge to create and produce your own designs using the exciting medium of block printing. You will learn all the basics and be able to produce your own original design on paper and/or fabric and bring your creative ideas to life. You will develop your design awareness and learn the art of block printing. You will explore the fundamentals of block printing, using your own sources of inspiration and by developing your own creative process so you can be empowered to start your own block printing projects at home. You will be taught step-by-step how to create designs that can be applied to a range of projects including cards, prints, wrapping paper, cushions, wallpaper, lampshades, napkins and tablecloths. Discovering colour, print and pattern in a relaxed and friendly workshop. If you have a passion for art, have a project you would like to work through or simply want to gain some new ideas for your home, come along to this 6 week course and have some fun. This is a fun and friendly course and half time biscuits will be provided!

Materials Needed: Sketchbook, tracing paper, pen, pencil and colour pencils. Some other materials will be provided. Once the main project has been decided upon, you will be advised what to bring.
Time: 10am - 12pm on 6 consecutive Saturday mornings

Price: £55 members/ £60 non member

This course is suitable for adults and students aged 16+.
Queens Park Arts Centre and Limelight Theatre Queens Park Aylesbury Bucks Buckinghamshire HP21 7RT
Sat 8 Oct, Sat 15 Oct, Sat 22 Oct, Sat 29 Oct, Sat 5 Nov
Contact telephone: 01296 424332 Call to check latest times or cancellations.
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