Saturday 20th April 2019 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre
Address: Rutland Water Nature Reserve
Enjoy a day of lino printing with Wildlife Artist Richard Jarvis. Suitable for beginners and those with some experience. Produce a print of a favourite species from the reserve or a garden visitor? Richard will explain the process of lino printing, including use of the cutting tools and transferring an image onto the block. Time will be given to practice with the tools before cutting your design, which will then be printed through the press.There will be the option for adding colour to your print by way of masking. Bring along your own image to work from or use something from the selection provided on the day. All materials are provided. An apron or old clothes are advisable.
Your tutor, Richard Jarvis is a Wildlife Artist/Printmaker whose work is based on direct observation and field sketching.
Since rediscovering lino printing a few years ago his work has been exhibited locally and nationally, including the National Exhibition of Wildlife Art, where he won the Langford Press Best Printmaker Award and the Society of Wildlife Artists ‘ Natural Eye ‘ Exhibition at the Mall Galleries, London. Elected as an associate of the SWLA in 2016 Richard participated in the society’s residency at Kingcombe Meadows, Dorset in 2017. He has also been Artist in Residence at Nature in Art, Gloucestershire and runs workshops at several venues in Leicestershire
Price of £60.00 includes all materials & light refreshments. (10% discount for LRWT members – please bring membership card on the day)
Please bring a packed lunch
This event is fully booked.
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