Poetry Wordplay with Arty Pumpkin

Venue: 
City Arts
10 Hampton Road
Newbury
RG14 6DB
Date(s): 
Thursday 7 October, 2021
Timing: 
11am - 3pm
Cost: 
To follow
Facilities: 
RefreshmentsWheelchair accessible
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An opportunity to have a bit of fun with wooden letterpress type. Print out words from poems or a poets name that you like on a blank piece of paper or on work you've done or an image you like. Arty Pumpkin will supply all you need and will be there to help, just come along and have a poetry ponder.

What to bring: Yourselves, an apron, words or images you’d like to use as a starting point and a packed lunch.

What I’ll show you: How to hand print with wooden type blocks in a variety of faces and sizes and how to combine the prints with other work.

Materials: I will supply: wooden type, printing ink, paper, but if there is anything you’d particularly like to use, bring it along.

Refreshments: Please bring your own mugs, there will be hot water available, and a packed lunch.

Timetable: 11 - 11.30am ish - swift run through the technique and an opportunity to ask questions.

You have a go: 11.30am - 1pm ish, I will hover and help if needed.

Show and share: 1 - 1.15pm

Lunch: 1.15 - 1.45pm

You have another go: 1.45 - 2.45pm ish, I will continue to hover and help if needed.

More show and share and clean up: 2.45 - 3pm