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Idea Development with Colour Linocut for 16 to 18 Year Olds Weekend

Central Saint Martins
Taught by
Renata Hegyi


This two day workshop is for students who would like to further develop their ideas with the help of colour linocut printing. Students will examine different artists, compositional ideas, and learn about the basics of colour theory and colour psychology. Students will design their patterns which will be carved into a lino block in stages. A large selection of coloured ink is provided for printing.

Students will further develop their ideas with the help of layered colour linocut printing. On the first day, the learning will focus on different theories on colour and analysis on various artists work for inspiration.

Later on the day students will design an idea and carve it into a lino block. The printing and creating additional layers will happen on the second day.

Topics covered

  • Idea development for a printed image
  • Layered linocut printing
  • Basics of colour theory and colour psychology


  • To transform, further develop your ideas
  • To work with linocut printing and colour theory
  • Learn about different artists
  • Approximately 8 - 10 multiple coloured lino prints

Level: Beginners

Please note: This course is for students aged 16 to 18 years old only

Tutor Description

Renata Hegyi is a graduate of Byam Shaw School of Art and Royal Academy Schools, and is now a practising artist and an associate lecturer. She won the St. James Award and Residency in 2003.


Please bring the following with you to the first session:

  • Soft pencil either 2B, 3B, 4B
  • Eraser, pen
  • Sketchbook or A4 sized paper

Available dates