The Alternative Print Workshop is proud to announce an exciting new range of Bookbinding workshops with Master Bookbinder Alan Jeffrey. Numerous binding methods are available to the aspiring bookbinder and great care was taken in designing this foundational workshop. Follow-up workshops covering a range of different and advanced bookbinding techniques will soon be announced.
Linocut is a relief printmaking technique similar to woodcut. An image is created by carving into a sheet of linoleum with appropriate linocut tools. The surface of the carved plate is then inked with a brayer and impressed onto paper by hand burnishing or with an etching press. Famed artists such as Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse used this process in their own practice.
Learn how to ‘paint on water’ using centuries-old marbling techniques to create 8-12 of your own beautiful A4 papers. It is the art where paint floats upon a bath of thickened water and is drawn through with various tools to create forms and patterns. If you love experimenting with paint, colour or getting creative with paper, this workshop is for you. Marbling is an age-old technique rooted in history and is a fun and rewarding art form to experiment with.