Weekend Course


This is the perfect technique for those who wish to experiment with tone, numerous textures and collage techniques. Learn how to create and print collograph plates using both relief and intaglio methods, using both drawings and found objects for texture and tone.

What will you learn?

The term ‘Collography’ is derived from the Greek words ‘collo’ (meaning glue) and ‘graph’ (meaning the activity of drawing).

Collography (also spelt Collagraphy) is both an intaglio and relief printmaking technique. Collographs can be produced without a high amount of technical knowledge, making it the ideal starting point for beginners in printmaking.

The creation of a Collograph plate is more akin to a sculpting process than anything else. This method, both unpredictable and spontaneous, is a process where experimentation and curiosity rewards the artist.


Topics covered:

  • A brief history of collography and its terminology
  • Paper types, tools and materials in intaglio printmaking
  • How to produce your own prints using the methods covered
  • How to sign and edition your prints


Available Date(s)

Sat 4 & Sun 5 May 2019
4 places available

Sat 2 & Sun 3 November 2019
4 places available


11am - 3pm
8 hours (over two days)

Course Tutor

Kevin A. Pickering

Suitable for Beginners


All materials and notes are included in the price of this workshop. No previous experience of printmaking is required.

For details about what to prepare before for your course begins, please read through our How to Prepare page.


Regular (£160)

Our regular rate is applicable if you are currently in full or part time employment.

Green Door Members

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Concessions & Students

Concessionary Rate £145
Our concessionary rate is applicable if you are aged 60 years or older, aged 13 years or younger, and/or in receipt of any state benefits. Please note: undergraduate students are not eligible for our concessionary rate.

Student Rate £135
Our student rate is applicable if you are aged 13+ years, and in full-time education or currently studying towards an undergraduate or post-graduate degree.

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