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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.”


Upcoming Courses

April 2017


April 24th at 18:30 to April 27th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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Using Easycut lino with the best cutting tools, with time to make several lino cuts under the guidance of one of the UK's foremost professionals. Clare's illustrations are seen in books, magazines & packaging (and not just any packaging!). Rewarding, fun and gentler on the fingers than wood! Materials c£10. Limited spaces. Clare Melinsky (Dumfriesshire www.highamhall.com/clare-melinsky) Residential: £319 Non-residential: £223

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