Are you interested in printmaking but don’t know where to start? Come along to this tailor made Introduction to Printmaking 4-week class! These introductory classes run in the evening over a four-week period and are designed to familiarise you with all the main principles of printmaking; intaglio, relief, stencil and planographic.
What will you learn?
Each day will cover a different process;
The freedom of Monoprint techniques allow a very versatile approach to imagery. The appeal of the monotype lies in the unique textures that create a quality of light very differently from a painting on paper or a print, and the beauty of this media is also in its spontaneity and its combination of printmaking, painting and drawing methods.
Lino is a beautifully malleable printing surface. It is a very graphic method of producing an image. Designs can be cut, melted, or carved to create a bold and experimental design.
Drypoint on Copper
Drypoint is a printmaking technique that achieves a line-based image, using sharp tools to scratch into the surface of a copper plate. The style of this method lends itself well to loose drawing and expressive mark making.
Stencil Screen Printing
There are many different ways to create a stencil for Screen Printing, as it is the underlying principle to the whole process. A traditional method is to create the stencil out of a non-porous material by hand (much like a papercut) and then applying this to the mesh of the screen and producing multiple prints onto paper or fabric.
- A brief history of printmaking and its terminology
- Paper types, tools and materials in printmaking
- How to produce your own prints using the methods covered
- How to sign and edition your prints
£204.00 – £660.00
Book this Tailored Course
An Introduction to Printmaking
Duration: 12 hours (over 4 weeks)
Suitable for beginners
Courses are bookable during usual studio opening hours of 11am - 4pm (we are closed on Tuesdays and Sundays).
Please allow a minimum of 14 working days for before you would like to undertake your course. We will be in touch to confirm your course date(s) once we have processed your booking.
If you are booking a group workshop, please include all attendees names in the Order Notes section at checkout.