Visual Art

Beginners Linocut Christmas Workshop

From: £80.00

wed, 14 december 2022

10AM-4pm

WORKSHOP POSTPONED

This Linocut workshop will be a perfect opportunity to print some bespoke Christmas cards and gift tags which will be a present in themselves.

An excellent starter workshop if you’ve never printed before, and if you have, a great way to develop your practice.

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Description

On this Full Day Course we will be exploring the extremely enjoyable and accessible technique of Lino Printing.

Inspiration for the session and source materials provided on the day but feel free to bring your own along . An excellent starter session to explore this printing technique and an opportunity to explore the wonderful world of printmaking.

 

About the Day

Beginners Linocut Christmas Workshop will run from 10am-4pm and includes refreshments throughout the day and a tasty light lunch.

Essential Information

All materials for the course will be provided.

Aprons will be provided but scruffy clothes are recommended.

There is a flight of stairs from the main entrance with a stair lift.  The course will take place in the Gallery on the second floor accessed only by a flight of stairs.

Your Tutor

Your Tutor

Frank Hayes

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Frank Hayes is the Creative Director and Founder of “For Enjoyment CIC”. A foundation of studying at Art College started his creative path over 30 years ago. Over the last two decades Frank has worked in conservation and as a creative force and more recently as a core part of the creative movement that is For Enjoyment, as a mentor, inspirer and tutor. He’s passionate, driven and dedicated to his work. A love of travel, cycling, walking and swimming makes him an explorer of the great outdoors, with a love for natural history since a very young age which is evident through his own creative practice.

Frank’s many hats include photographer, illustrator and environmentalist. He is committed to nurturing the artistic ability within everyone and improving mental and social health, confidence and wellbeing through the power of art and creativity. Through his work with For Enjoyment he’s seen much success and recognition including becoming a two time finalist for the Culture Champion Award and the winner of Community Champion award in the Dumfries and Galloway Life Awards of 2021. He has produced artworks with many organisations across Scotland including one in partnership with Whizz-Kidz which is permanently installed in the First Minister of Scotland’s office. He supports many people from a diverse range of backgrounds into creative careers and helps them forge new paths into the wonderful world of the Arts.

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