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Wallpaper Weekend Workshop (Kingcombe Centre Course)

Friday 31 August 2018 17:00 - Sunday 2 September 2018 16:00



We are really pleased to welcome back to Kingcombe, renowned artist and printmaker Hugh Dunford Wood for a fabulous weekend of creativity.

There will be a natural progression from the simple beginnings of printing with potato cuts, which are great for small runs like a lampshade or an end paper. Then you’ll look at some classic patterns and work out what makes them successful; also you will be shown some less successful patterns (some being Hugh’s) for comparison.

You will be encouraged to do some direct observational plant drawing to then use as a basis for an original design (which might even end up as an abstract). This will then be worked up in repeat (with guidance) and transferred in reverse onto a lino block, which will be cut and printed.

Et voila, everyone there is a confirmed designer! 


Resident: £329 pp includes 2 nights sole occupancy accommodation, full board including a home cooked breakfast, tea/cake, lunch and 3 course dinner, all tuition/activities and materials.

Non- Residential: £249 pp includes all of the above except accommodation and breakfast. 


The course will start at 5pm on Friday with dinner at 6pm and an introductory session. Residents are welcome to arrive from 3pm. The course will finish at approximately 4pm on Sunday with afternoon tea.

What to bring: 

Drawing items, pencils, rubbers and designs for inspiration, plus an apron if you have one.  

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