Linocutting Workshop with Heather Shimmen

1 Day Workshop   21st November 2015     9.30am to 4pm     Cost: $170  BOOKED OUT

…..BUT…..NEW, due to demand1 Day Workshop Sunday 22nd November 2015.

Time: 9.30 to 4pm. Cost: $170

In a relaxed atmosphere explore the expressive potential of the Lino Cut. During the day we will be learning traditional and contemporary cutting skills, printing techniques and image transfer methods.

There will be an emphasis on innovative application and experimentation with colour and texture with a demonstration of both photocopy / solvent and other transfer methods onto Lino, a variety of cutting techniques and the application of chine collé. The workshop is open to all levels of expertise.
Linocutting and printing techniques that will be covered: chine collé; photocopy transfer etc; a variety of cutting techniques; ways in which to expand the matrix (the block); exploration of alternate colour applications using monoprinting and stencils etc & exploration of mixed media with linocuts including printing on fabric etc.

Heather Shimmen - Creep 2011 51x42 cm linocut on felt

Heather Shimmen – Creep 2011 51×42 cm linocut on felt

Heather Shimmen – try these four links (gleaned from several pages of results) when you websearch Heather………………

wikipedia    zoneonearts    Australian Galleries    Art World Women

Bring your own lunch, tea & coffee provided.

To book, phone Gecko Studio Gallery on 03 5683 2481 Thur to Mon, fill in the form on the website or email

Workshop held at Gecko Studio Gallery, 15 Falls Rd Fish Creek – studio at the rear.


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