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Clare Melinsky – (Lino Cut Printmaking)

One of the country’s leading lino cut artists from Dumfries and Galloway. Clare’s professional work has adorned Harry Potter book covers (2010), Country Living magazine, gardening pages of the Telegraph. Uses ‘Easycut lino’- making things easy even for those of more limited dexterity. Brings along the best tools and equipment to get everyone off to a good start, beginners and more advanced students. Designs for book covers, packaging and whisky labels are all done in colourful lino cut

Easy-cut lino printmaking is a slightly lighter alternative to our woodcut printmaking with Peter Collins.

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“Another great course. Claire encourages everyone to try new techniques and have a go at different pieces. As usual Higham doesn’t disappoint on the food and accommodation, it’s always good. I recommend higham to all my friends!”
“Brilliant! Loved it! Thank you, Have learnt so much.”
“Excellent course. Well taught.”
“Tutor excellent. I learned a great deal.”
“Claire was an excellent tutor – knowledgeable, patient but prepared to push and challenge us to produce good work.”





November 2021


November 21st at 18:30 to November 24th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Create professional-looking cards and pictures from several lino-cuts using Easycut lino under the guidance of one of the UK's best. Clare's illustrations appear in books, magazines and packaging (and not just any packaging!). Clare Melinsky (Dumfriesshire www.highamhall.com/clare-melinsky) Residential: £340 Non-residential: £239 (Materials purchasable from Tutor c£15)

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