Heart Kiss Hug learns new skills – Lino Printing at Truro Arts Company

Yesterday Heart Kiss Hug dedicated a whole day to creative thinking and learning new skills at Lee Stevenson’s Lino Printing Course at Truro Art’s Company. I would definitely recommend going if you get the opportunity.

I wanted to use my latest flower design which I did last week…

Heart Kiss Hug Flower Emma Digerud-Waring 2013

I traced my image using tracing paper then placed carbon paper on top of the lino slab (which I’d added a layer of white pigment to), then the tracing paper and then copied over the top.

Once I had my line drawing I used my nifty little lino cutting scoopy tool (I believe that is the correct terminology, yes) to cut out my pattern.

Next I used a roller and added a good layer of ink to the lino then finally placed my paper on top and used a secret tool* to pat it down with – et voila…

Heart Kiss Hug Original Design Emma Digerud-Waring 2013

(Finished print Left, Lino cut Right)

Heart Kiss Hug Lee Stevenson Truro Arts Company

Keep an eye out for some new Heart Kiss Hug prints. In the mean time have a look at all of my designs here http://heartkisshug.tictail.com

p.s. Don’t forget I’m at the Outlaw Craft Fair in Penzance this Saturday at St Johns Hall from 10-5pm

* A wooden spoon wrapped in material, shhhh don’t tell anyone.

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