4 Day Printmaking School (Linocut) (Foundation | EXTRA)

1. Overview

A Short Course Extra opportunity to spend 4 days learning linocut printmaking with Ade Adesina.

This course is suitable for beginners and offers an introduction to linocut techniques and process.

2. What you will study

A linocut printmaking course. Working on lino blocks, students will be experimenting and developing new skills in cutting lino.

Day 1

  • Morning: An hour talk on linocut printmaking technique with some samples of Ade Adesina's work and inspiration. Introduction of samples of work showing different linocut techniques.
  • Demonstration. Cutting and printing of a sample linocut block.
  • Afternoon: Opportunity for students to familiarise themselves with the tools and a trial of an A5 lino block

Day 2

  • Morning: Printing of trial A5 lino blocks.
  • Develop an idea for an A4 lino block.
  • Afternoon: Cutting and printing of A4 lino block.

Day 3

  • Morning: Demonstration of different techniques on how to get various widths, texture, depth and reduction process etc.
  • Afternoon: Drawing up an A4 lino block for final project

Day 4

  • Cutting and printing of final project.

3. How to apply

Course fee: £310 (Includes basic printing materials)

Gray's Short Course Online Registration

Successful enrolment will be confirmed by email.

RGU Registration

All students should be aware that when registering as a student at RGU they are accepting a contract of enrolment. (In order to attend short courses all students must register and accept RGU’s conditions).


A refund is only applicable where there has been illness with a medical certificate to support it.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about registration, contact:

Gray's Short Course Team

4. Additional Information

Print workshop facilities, rollers and pallet knives will be provided as will paper, ink, newsprint and lino.

Students should bring current sketchbook with them to use for primary source material

Students are advised to wear old clothing and an apron. A complete health and safety induction will take place on commencement of the course. 

All health and safety issues regarding the workshops are covered in the induction and COSHH information regarding specific substances used is available.

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Start Date

6 - 9 Aug 2018

Course Length

4 days - Monday to Thursday (24 hours)
10:00am - 4:00pm

Mode of Attendance

Short Course/EXTRA

Academic School
Gray's School of Art
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