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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.

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Print courses starting in January 2020

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The Complete Screenprinter

Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th January 10am - 4pm

Learn an array of different screenprinting techniques.

Print courses starting in February 2020

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Letterpress Taster

Sunday 2nd February 10am - 1pm

Working up to A5 you will create a small edition of prints and postcards.

Letterpress Taster

Sunday 2nd February 2pm - 5pm

Working up to A5 you will create a small edition of prints and postcards.

Introduction to Textile Screenprinting

Saturday 8th February 10am - 4pm

The perfect introduction to the world of textiles screenprinting.

Mono Silkscreen

Sunday 9th February 10am - 4pm

Learn how to work freehand with silkscreen – responding to the landscapes of Ivor Hitchens.

Woodblock Printing for Beginners

Sunday 9th February 10am - 4pm

This course aims to introduce you to the woodblock print technique.

Marbling Taster

Saturday 15th February 10am - 1pm

A workshop which invites you to experiment with the traditional Turkish art of Paper Marbling.

Linocut Taster

Sunday 16th February 10am - 1pm

Spend a morning exploring this popular print technique. You will learn how to create a suitable design; transfer it to the lino block; cut the block and print it.

Mini Monoprint for Printmakers aged 5-12

Thursday 20th February 10am - 1pm

Explore the world of printmaking with this fun activity, rolling out colours and discovering monoprint, mark-making, drawing and painterly gestures that can be printed onto paper.

The Complete Screenprinter

Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd February 10am - 4pm

Over the weekend you will learn an array of different screenprinting techniques, from free hand monoscreen, drawn monoscreen and stencils to free hand digital drawings and digital photographic images.

Introduction to Linocut

Saturday 22nd February 10am - 4pm

A great introduction to the art of linocutting.

Introduction to Print Six Week Evening Course

Tuesday 25th February until Tuesday 31st March 6pm - 9pm

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

Introduction to Print Six Week Morning Course

Tuesday 25th February until Tuesday 31st March 11am - 2pm

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

Twilight Print Club

Wednesday 26th February until Wednesday 1st April 6pm - 8pm

An opportunity to work as part of a small, like-minded group with the support of the LPW Studio Team.

Repeat Pattern for Textile Screenprinting

Saturday 29th and Sunday 1st March 10am - 4pm

Learn how to construct a simple block repeat pattern using your own imagery.

Print courses starting in March 2020

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Screenprinting with Thermochromic Ink Taster

Saturday 7th March 10am - 2pm

This introductory session will teach you how to use thermochromic inks, which change in colour after heat is applied.

Sharp Cut and Straight Tear Collagraphs

Sunday 8th March 10am - 4pm

Inspired by the vibrant sharp edge works by Rana Begum you will have the opportunity to create collagraph prints using cut line, multiple shaped plates, collage and colour.

Lithography Weekend

Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th March 10am - 4pm

This course is a taster introduction to the basics of stone lithography.

Experimental Printmaking

Sunday 15th March 10am - 4pm

An adventure with paper and ink! During the day you will learn a variety of monotype skills and develop a collection of unique, experimental and colourful images.

Sketches into Print

Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd March 10am - 4pm

Learn how to adapt and develop these initial sketches into unique prints using drypoint and monoprinting techniques.

Photo Etching Weekend

Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th March 10am - 4pm

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

Print courses starting in April 2020

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A Beginners Guide to Mounting and Framing

Wednesday 1st April 5.30pm - 7.30pm

This back to basics session will teach you conservation techniques for mounting your prints and artworks, introduce the different mounting and framing options and explore the reasons for choosing them.

Introduction to Screen

Saturday 4th April 10am - 4pm

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.

The Minimal Print

Sunday 5th April 10am - 4pm

You will learn kamihanga and drypoint to make simple and attractive prints with an emphasis on contemplative design, detail, precision and clean execution.

Discover Printmaking for Printmakers aged 5-8

Tuesday 7th April 10am - 1pm

Working with an artist, children will use a variety of print techniques, and present their work to family at the end of the session to achieve their certificate.

Discover Printmaking for Printmakers aged 8-11

Tuesday 14th April 10am - 1pm

Working with an artist, children will use a variety of print techniques, and present their work to family at the end of the session to achieve their certificate.

Mono Silkscreen for Young People Aged 12-16

Sunday 19th April 10am - 4pm

A great opportunity to work with an artist to discover the joy and freedom of Mono Screenprinting.

Screenprinting with 2D and 3D Paper Manipulation

Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th April 10am - 4pm

Combining elements of mark-making, screenprinting and heatpress techniques this workshop will show you how to manipulate a variety of surfaces and print onto them to create layered images.

Morning Print Club

Thursday 30th April until Thursday 21st May 10.30am - 1.30pm

An opportunity to work as part of a small, like-minded group with the support of the LPW Studio Team.

Print courses starting in May 2020

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Introduction to Photolitho

Saturday 2nd May 10am - 4pm

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

Gum Arabic Transfer

Sunday 3rd May 10am - 4pm

A great opportunity to experiment with colour and collage, this technique is also known as ‘paper plate lithography’ because images are transferred from a photocopy to another surface.

Softening Linocut: The Art of the Surface

Saturday 16th May until Saturday 23rd May 10am - 4pm

The aim of this course is to explore ways to add texture to relief prints made with soft Japanese vinyl.

Let's Make Books for Printmakers aged 10-16

Thursday 28th May 10am - 1pm

Taking a variety of simple folded and stapled book forms, you will find exciting ways to explore stories and pictures.

Stencil Screen Print and Mono Textural Landscapes Taster

Saturday 30th May 10am - 1pm

Be inspired to create natural, abstract, textural landscapes using a mono screen-print technique on both A3 card and A3 sized fabric.

Print courses starting in June 2020

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Follow On Print Six Week Morning Course

Tuesday 2nd June until Tuesday 7th July 11am - 2pm

Over the six weeks you will work with relief, intaglio and screenprinting; spending two weeks each on reduction linocut, hard ground and aquatint etching, and photographic screenprinting.

Print like Warhol: Experimental Photo Screenprinting

Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th June 10am - 4pm

Develop your screenprinting skills and experiment with composition.

Woodblock Weekend

Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th June 10am - 4pm

This course will introduce water-based woodblock printing, a non-toxic traditional Japanese technique that doesn’t need a press.

Clamshell Box Making

Saturday 20th June 10am - 4pm

Lucy will guide you through hand crafting a clamshell box.

Contemplating Design: Colour and Composition

Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th June 10am - 4pm

An inspiring weekend looking specifically at producing a two-layered screenprinted textiles design.

Print courses starting in July 2020

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Press / Dye: Adventures with Textile Surfaces

Saturday 4th July 10am - 4pm

An exciting day to explore the more experimental areas of textiles printmaking.

The Complete Linocutter

Tuesday 21st July until Saturday 25th July 10.30am - 4.30pm

Join artist and master printmaker Kevin Holdaway for an in depth 5 days of hands-on relief printing.

Etching: Line, Tone and Texture

Tuesday 21st July until Saturday 25th July 10.30am - 4.30pm

This week will cover all the basics of etching, with a focus on creating images using hard ground to create line, and aquatint to create tone.

Letterpress and Books

Tuesday 21st July until Saturday 25th July 10.30am - 4.30pm

Spend a week with artist David Armes using letterpress to create a small edition of chapbooks. (Literally: ‘cheap book’.)