Guest Fine Artist Katherine Green to lead Autumn Print Workshop at The Forge

Written by Caryl Beach

On August 18, 2016

Sunflower-1Katharine Green – Our 2 Lino print days this Autumn will be led by Guest Fine Artist Katharine Green whose work has previously been selected for the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition as well as being published as a group of Fine Art greeting cards with ‘Green Pebble’. Katharine originally studied Illustration at Portsmouth University “After graduating I worked in interiors and soft furnishings but after a few years my desire to return to creating and designing artwork won over. In 2013 I was lucky enough to have one of my watercolours hung at the Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition. The exhibition really inspired me, especially the print room. As a result I have taken up Linocuts again. Over the last couple of years I have developed a style using both my love of watercolours and my growing interest in printmaking”


To book a place – please fill in the booking form on the events workshop page or email Sally Tyrie directly on

Saturday 17th September – Lino printing – with Katharine Green
During the day you will have the opportunity to learn and develop skills in Lino Printing – you will produce a series of intricate prints using the Albion Press, based on a design / drawing of your choice.You will use

Monday 26th September – Multilayered Monoprint – with Sally Tyrie
Mono printing is an expressive and very versatile print process which is especially interesting when creating layered imagery. During this one day workshop you will have the opportunity to explore a variety of ways to create a print using direct mark making, working with a range of tools, found objects and stencils. Using the etching press you will have the opportunity to create a range of colourful layered prints. You will use oil based litho inks and artist quality paper. This day is a fun way to learn techniques using this lively and expressive method of multi layered printmaking.

Saturday 15th October – Making Christmas cards using Lino Printing – with Katharine Green. The day will involve creating a design either from drawings you bring along or you can come up with a design based on Christmas decorations provided on the day. On completion of your carved design you will be able to experiment by printing  on a variety of papers.  10 prepared  cards together with envelopes will also be provided to create those special Christmas cards.

Saturday 19th November – Combining Collagraph printing with expressive mark making techniques –  with Sally Tyrie
A new day course where you will start by creating an ‘intaglio’ Collagraph plate and then make a series of multilayered prints by learning about ways to ink up your plate and apply layers of colour using various mark making techniques and tools.
The results will be a group of multilayered colourful prints on professional paper and working with oil based inks.

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