This course is perfect for those with an interest in typography, illustration, craft and graphic design.
After mastering some basic cutting skills, students will cut out a prepared design and then design and cut out a monogram of their initials. Students will design a panel (A4 max) using lettering and simple illustrations, this will be cut out. Then a more complex piece, which could be 3Dimensional. Students will develop their skills throughout the course as well as pick up top tips.
The course also embraces the history and current state of papercutting.
Accommodation can be booked, subject to availability.
Christine is a graphic designer with a passion for typography, patchwork, cut outs and inspiring others to have a go. She worked at the BBC creating opening title sequences, went freelance retrained as a teacher and runs numerous creative courses, exhibits and demonstrates at crafting events where she sells mercahndise featuring her papercut designs. Career highlights include; BAFTA nomination, main contributor on BBC4’s ‘Make! Craft Britain’, producing/directing BBC Schools ‘The Art’. Christine enjoys making stuff, a challenge, theatre, cinema, reading and carbooting.
Dillington House wishes to reassure everyone that we are working closely with Somerset County Council to ensure every measure is being taken to make Dillington House a safe place for everyone.
All course participants will be sent further guidance prior to the course date.
Dillington House is following Government guidelines and adhering to new guidance including local or national lockdowns.
All places booked can be transferred or refunded in the event this course is cancelled. Individuals who are affected by local lockdowns will be able to transfer to an alternative course. All other terms and conditions apply.