Print Making for Activism

Gain an introduction to lino cutting to help you draw, cut and print you own activist designs.

One day course – at Hay Castle, Clore Space

An introduction to linocut. Printmaking techniques have long been associated with protest and following in this tradition we will be using lino cutting tools to carve a design to promote green living inspired by a long history of Art in protest.

This course is run in partnership with The Print Wagon.


Key Information

Date: Sunday 2nd July 2023

Time: 9.30am – 2pm

Location: The Clore Space, Hay Castle

You should wear suitable clothing – you may get mucky. Please bring a water bottle and a packed lunch for a picnic or Hay has a variety of places to buy lunch. Tea & Coffee available to buy from the Hay Castle Café.

If you’re travelling by car, please park in the Hay-on-Wye public carpark.


What will I do and learn?

  • Have an overview of how Art has been used in protest through the ages
  • Learn how to use lino cutting tools to produce your design
  • Experiment with a range of papers, chine colle and literature de cordel
  • Understand how to use inks and printing tools to print your design


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