Lino-cut weekend with Peter Ursem

4th February 2023 Ocean Studios Workshop Art Culture, Making
Book Now Elementary English — creating a one-liner, illustrated lino-print bookWorkshop leader: Peter UrsemSaturday and Sunday 4 and 5 February, 10am-4pmPeter Ursem is both an artist and a writer, and often uses words in his printmaking. This weekend workshop is about lino printing, storytelling and bookmaking.Peter will guide participants through the basic of lino printing — how to use black magic and mark making to create dramatic effect — and help you create a punchy one-liner and accompanying image to tell a witty or surprising tale in just a few words. Participants will print their words and images in small editions to enable an exchange and make sure that at the end of this workshop all will go home with a unique, original story book.

Event Dates

Date Time Venue Info
Sat 4th Feb 10:00am Event Space Available

Travel Information

Ocean Studios, The Factory Cooperage, Royal William Yard, Plymouth PL1 3RP.

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Heritage Restrictions
Whilst we work to ensure the building is fully accessible to all, we are limited by the heritage building and land in which we work. The listed building and historic location have certain constraints which unfortunately we cannot avoid or adapt.

Where possible we have improved accessibility however please be aware that areas of Royal William Yard and our buildings has uneven ground and narrow steps with may limit access to wheelchairs and prams. For further information please contact us or whilst visiting Ocean Studios please speak to a member of staff.

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