Indian Block Printing - Worksop Library - Community Learning

Worksop Library, Worksop

Key details

Date -
Sessions Fridays: 10am - 12pm
No. sessions 3
Venue Worksop Library, Worksop
For ages 19+
Group size 5 - 15
Cost FREE - £18

About this course

This course is for anyone that love pattern building and colour.  Over the course you gain the confidence to create prints with traditional craved blocks from Indian.  We look at the history of Indian Print Blocking and how Printing and Block making of done today.   

What will be covered on the course?  

  • Within the course you will gain an insight of the history of block printing in India and how the industry is surviving today. 
  • Over the course we analyses patterns and look at the look at Pattern Theory – how it is an underlying structure in culture and the environment around us. 
  • We recreate patterns by repeating units; symmetry, rotation, reflection, tiling of shapes.  Also look at layering of designs over each other. 
  • Review a selection of artists and use of pattern; we also discuss how patterns are found in nature,  
  • We look at Colour Theory – looking a colour wheel and see how colours can blend and complement each other, also have an understanding of how colours can change a design mood. 
  • From discussion over the course individuals with gain understanding of the pros and cons of difference paints on the market. 

What will learners achieve by the end of the course? 

  • Gain understanding equipment;  
  • Knowledge of Colour theory 
  • Design development and Structure Patterns  
  • Gain some understanding of artist and their use of patterns 
  • Know how to print with wooden blocks 

Equipment  -  

  • Fabric 
  • Paint  
  • Paper, Card to print on to 

Booking your place and fee information

If you are in receipt of certain benefits you will be offered the course for free, however if you have a financial barrier which may prevent you from enrolling on the course  please visit our webpage for further information

To secure your place on the course BOTH the following must be done:

  • Complete the EVENTBRITE BOOKING.
  • Complete our INSPIRE ONLINE ENROLMENT FORM for each person attending the course.

You should be redirected to the Inspire Online Enrolment Form after completing the Eventbrite booking.  If you are not redirected, please use the link supplied in the Eventbrite booking confirmation email.

To book and enrol on one of our courses, you must have been living in England and have been resident in the UK for the past 3 years.

Some exceptions may apply if you are living in England with evidence of the right to remain and are from an EEU/EEAU country (completion of a questionnaire will be required).

As we no longer receive funding for our ESFA-funded courses for learners living in the devolved areas listed below, full cost fees would apply to these courses if you live in these areas:

  • Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield 
  • Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
  • Greater London
  • Greater Manchester
  • Liverpool City Region
  • Newcastle Upon Tyne, North Tyneside and Northumberland
  • Tees Valley
  • West of England
  • West Midlands
  • West Yorkshire

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