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Craft Demonstration, Sat 19 Aug 2017, £45

Abberton Visitors Centre by Mark Draper

Abberton Visitors Centre by Mark Draper

Details

On this course you will learn how to cut printing plates from Lino and rubber. All the techniques of transferring a sketch to the lino, carving the lino and printing from the Lino will be fully demonstrated and learnt.
We will then print from the plates using water soluble printing ink and stamp pads for smaller printing blocks. Please bring reference images to work from during the day of images you would like to make prints from.
Can you also bring an old apron or shirt to the course to avoid dirty clothes. All other materials will be provided and advice will be given on what materials to purchase should you choose to continue with this hobby at home. 
Booking is essential.
wheelchair users please contact the centre prior to your visit.

Gift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toilets

Disabled access

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 19 Aug 2017 10:30 to 15:30

Prices

requested donation

Events at this Venue

date event
Thu 17 Aug Bug hunting
Thu 17 Aug Pond Dipping
Fri 18 Aug arty crafters
Fri 18 Aug Trail Trekers
Sat 19 Aug Nature in Lino Cutting
Mon 21 Aug Go Wild

Contact

Abberton Reservoir visitors centre team

01206738172

Address

Church Road,
Layer-de-la-Haye,
Colchester,
Essex,
CO2 0EU

Location

Directions

See location of Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TL 962184  Lat: 51.83003 Long: 0.84717

Take the B1026 from Colchester and follow it for about 5 miles to Abberton

Facilities

  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Disabled accessDisabled access