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Design and Make a Lampshade using Block Printing with Aidan Liggins

Date

26 Oct 2024

Time

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Price

£84.50

Date

26 Oct 2024

Time

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Price

£84.50
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NEW FOR 2024!! Design and make your own Lampshade using Block Printing with Aidan Liggins!

This is a full day workshop where you’ll be getting your hands stuck into creating and printing your own unique lampshade lead by printer and maker Aidan Liggins. You’ll learn the basics of block printing onto fabric from composition, carving and printing techniques.   

You will then go onto to make your own lampshade out of your hand printed fabric, creating a unique handmade piece for your home.

What we will cover:

  • A brief history of the fascinating world of block printing
  • Drawing and designing for block printing
  • Looking at repeat structures and composition of pattern, getting the most out of your design
  • Learning how to transfer your design onto a block and how to carve your design into your lino block
  • Printing techniques and tips for printing onto fabric, printing your final design onto fabric
  • Using your handprinted fabric, you’ll then learn how to turn this into a lampshade
  • Come away with a finished custom lampshade and your own printing block to continue printing at home.

Please bring with you some ideas and inspiration for your design. This could be images or objects or anything you’d like to start from. Equally there will be inspiration provided to get your creative juices flowing should you need.

Please note there is a £19.00 material cost payable to the tutor on the day.

Included in the cost of your workshop is tea and coffee throughout the day, Lunch and afternoon cake.

Aidan is also running workshops on the following dates:

20th July – Introduction to Block Printing

21st September – Creating Repeating Patterns with Block Printing

26th October – Design and print your own Block Print fabric and make a Lampshade

Please read our Refund Policy before booking

All of our workshops are available to purchase as one of our beautifully presented laser engraved oak GIFT VOUCHERS. Click here for more information

Location

The Makers Mill
The Makers Mill
The Makers Mill, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5LG
Website
https://www.themakersmill.co.uk

EXTRA INFO:

  • Lunch Included?: Yes
  • Teas/Coffees Included?: Yes
  • Material Price: £19.00
  • Bring With You: Please bring with you some ideas and inspiration for your design. This could be images or objects or anything you'd like to start from. Equally there will be inspiration provided to get your creative juices flowing should you need.

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