Lino Printing!

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Pera Education is organizing, in conjunction with the exhibition Picasso: Engravings and Ceramics from the House of His Birth, weekend workshops for 4 – 14 year olds.  Entitled, Picasso: Mad Cap, children participating in this workshop program are taken on a tour of the exhibition followed by a variety of different projects using various materials and techniques.

In the “Lino Printing” workshop organised for 7-14 year olds, children have the opportunity to make their own to experiment and to make their own lino prints after a close look Picasso’s engravings.

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The participants first draw a sketch of their design on black cardboard.

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After that they transfer their drawings onto the lino using pastels.

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They start etching the lino following the outlines of their design.

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In order to start the printing press they paint the linos with water based, colourful inks using a roller.

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The participants then press the ink-washed linos onto paper. When they pull the paper from the lino slowly, their own original print is revealed!

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We prepared a fun video showing all the stages of the print-making workshop… Check here to see the schedule for the printing workshops coming up.

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