Make a set of lino cut, hand-printed cards, postcards or bookmarks to adorn your home or share as unique gifts. You'll discover how linocut art prints are made, by designing and printing a selection of cards in this private experience for two people.
You'll be crafting on the heated front deck of a 1970s ‘Caribbean cruiser’ in Portishead Marina. Your host, Barbara, an award winning local artist and sculptor based on Portishead marina, will have everything you need including inspiration, imagery, stencils, hand-carved stamps, printing inks, soft cut lino blocks and tools; there are images of coastal birds to work from for a local seaside flavour if you feel inspired by your marina setting!
You’ll print with your choice of a range of colours using water based inks, onto high quality printing paper, as you create your own handmade gifts in a lovely waterside setting.
Barbara is an artist and tutor that enjoys hosting hands-on, creative art workshops in Bristol and Portishead marina. In fact, she's been making art since she was a child and it's always been a huge part of her life. Barbara studied fine art and completed a masters in sculpture and has been exhibiting, creating projects and commissions ever since. She had a studio at Spike Island and then spent 10 years in Bangalore working in different parts of India, before returning to Bristol to live on a boat in Portishead. As well as being a part time tutor at Bristol School of Art and the Folk House, Barbara is now happy to be launching art workshops on her boat, exploring a range of creative making experiences.View more experiences by Bristol Art Workshops
Your host will be Barbara, an experienced artist and teacher. Barbara teaches at Bristol School of Art and the Folk House, and loves sharing art experiences which help people discover their creative side and have fun.
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