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It’s now really easy to book our courses online.

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All of our courses are suitable for complete beginners, new learners and those looking to refresh skills unless otherwise stated.

In addition to our course programme below, we regularly host artist talks in the studio and we are happy to arrange bespoke workshops, talks and demonstrations.

Before booking, please read our course booking information.

Download a PDF of the course programme here.

Print courses currently running

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Bookness: An experimental journey into the potential of the book format

Monday 30th November until Monday 25th October

Journey through twelve online live sessions with your tutor, enjoying making and demonstrations, guidance on technique and also theory contextualising each months subject matter.

Printmaking: Develop Your Voice

Tuesday 19th January until Tuesday 15th June

This course will be a mix of practical activity and research with independent work between sessions. The emphasis will be that participants expand the idea of what Print can be and that you will be guided to develop your own voice and build your confidence.

Print and the Archive

Wednesday 20th January until Wednesday 15th December

This online course works through a year long project centred around the idea of the archive. Participants will be asked to create their own printed archive, using existing or created objects, such as letters, photographs, maps and objects.

Printmaking: Develop Your Voice

Tuesday 23rd February until Sunday 18th July 6.30pm - 9.30pm

Please note: This is the second version of the same course run in January. This course will be a mix of practical activity and research with independent work between sessions. The emphasis will be that participants expand the idea of what Print can be and that you will be guided to develop your own voice and build your confidence.

Introduction to Print Six Week Evening Course

Tuesday 8th June until Tuesday 13th July 6pm - 9pm

Coronavirus Update: This course has been rescheduled [as of 5th March].

New to print? Want to get back into making work? Have you done a course or taster and want to find out more?

Introduction to Print is a fantastic way to explore a variety of printmaking techniques and get a good idea of what suits you.

Follow On Print Six Week Morning Course

Tuesday 8th June until Tuesday 13th July 11am - 2pm

Coronavirus Update: This course has been rescheduled [as of 5th March].

This popular follow on course is perfect for those who have completed Introduction to Print or those with previous printmaking experience to develop their skills further.

Print courses starting in June 2021

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Introduction to Screen

Sunday 13th June 10am - 4pm

Coronavirus Update: This course has been rescheduled [as of 5th March].

This one day course introduces the basic principles of screenprinting. You will learn how to transfer an image to a silkscreen and print onto paper.

Woodblock Weekend

Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th June 10am - 4pm

Coronavirus Update: This course has been rescheduled [as of 11th March].

A two-day course introducing water-based woodblock printing, a non-toxic traditional Japanese technique that doesn’t need a press.

Print courses starting in July 2021

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Experiments with Wooden Type

Saturday 3rd July 10am - 4pm

Coronavirus Update: This course has been rescheduled [as of 5th March].

This is a day course exploring the expressive and experimental qualities of the workshop’s beautiful collection of wooden type.

Clamshell Box Making

Sunday 4th July 10am - 5pm

Coronavirus Update: This course has been rescheduled [as of 5th March].

During this one-day course, Lucy will guide you through hand crafting a clamshell box.

Photo Etching Weekend

Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th July 10am - 4pm

Coronavirus Update: This course has been rescheduled [as of 5th March].

A weekend course to learn how to transform your hand drawn or photographic images into etchings.

The Complete Linocutter Summer School

Tuesday 20th July until Saturday 24th July 10.30am - 4.30pm

Coronavirus Update: This course has been rescheduled [as of 27th January].

Journey through the traditional relief printing process starting with a single colour, black and white image to understand the basic linocut process. Then quickly expand your toolbelt by exploring the reduction method of cutting and using CMYK colour separation to create detailed, multi-layered and multicolour linocuts.

Letterpress and Books Summer School

Tuesday 20th July until Saturday 24th July 10.30am - 4.30pm

Coronavirus Update: This course has been rescheduled [as of 27th January].

Spend a week with artist David Armes using letterpress to create a small edition of chapbooks. (Literally: ‘cheap book’.) You will think about how to use language, how type can be considered as image and the book as a simple container for narrative.

Print courses starting in August 2021

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Introduction to Photo Litho

Saturday 14th August 10am - 4pm

Coronavirus Update: This course has been rescheduled [as of 5th March].

Learn how to make a photo-plate lithograph which can express subtle tones using photographs and/or drawings.

Carborundum onto Aluminium

Sunday 15th August 10am - 4pm

Coronavirus Update: This course has been rescheduled [as of 5th March].

Make bold and painterly prints! Carborundum is a fine grit that comes in 3 grades that we will be adhering to the surface of an aluminium plate. This will create a form of collagraph with the grit holding lots of ink.

Screenprinting with Hand Cut Stencils

Saturday 21st August 10am - 4pm

Coronavirus Update: This course has been rescheduled [as of 5th March].

This one-day workshop focuses on the colourful technique of screen printing using hand cut stencils.

Introduction to Monoprint

Sunday 22nd August 10am - 4pm

Coronavirus Update: This course has been rescheduled [as of 5th March].

A fantastic introduction to the world of CMYK monoprinting. You will explore making a full rainbow of colours using just three inks before finding your own palette of colours to experiment with.

Portraiture in Print

Saturday 28th August 10am - 4pm

Coronavirus Update: This course has been rescheduled [as of 5th March].

Portraiture in Print is a short course for anyone interested in exploring or developing their skills in portraiture using Linocut printmaking. You will learn how to use tone and mark making to create the planes of the face and how to add character to your portraits.

Introduction to Screen

Sunday 29th August 10am - 4pm

Coronavirus Update: This course has been rescheduled [as of 5th March].

This one day course introduces the basic principles of screenprinting. You will learn how to transfer an image to a silkscreen and print onto paper. This course is ideal for beginners with no previous experience.