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Courses & Talks

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 the course programme for January – July 2015 here

Courses running at

Print courses currently running

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Introduction to Print

Thursday 6th November until Thursday 11th December 6.00pm - 9.00pm

This popular evening course provides a solid foundation for printmaking learning.

Print courses starting in November 2014

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Introduction to Wood Engraving

Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th November 10.00am - 4.00pm

Learn how to carve wood engravings with artist Geri Waddington.

Painterly monoprints

Sunday 30th November 10.00am - 4.00pm

Our workshops at Lakeside Arts Centre run alongisde the exhibitions at Djanogly Art Gallery, and take their inspiration from the artists and artwork on show.

Print courses starting in January 2015

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Teachers Print Lab

Tuesday 27th January 5.30pm - 8.00pm

Teachers’ Print Lab is a series of regular CPD print sessions that take place one Tuesday a month for the duration of the 2014/15 school year (Sept – July).

Print courses starting in February 2015

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Teachers Print Lab

Tuesday 24th February 5.30pm - 8.00pm

Teachers’ Print Lab is a series of regular CPD print sessions that take place one Tuesday a month for the duration of the 2014/15 school year (Sept – July).

Print courses starting in March 2015

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Linocut

Saturday 14th March 10.00am - 4.00pm

Discover the versatility of this popular relief print technique.

ARTIST TALK: Kate Da'Casto

Wednesday 18th March 6.00pm - 8.00pm

Kate Da’Casto was Leicester Print Workshop’s Artist in Residence in 2014, where she nurtured her passion for etching, screenprinting, collage and digital print

Lithography

Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd March 10.00am - 4.00pm

This weekend workshop will introduce participants to the various techniques of lithography.

Teachers Print Lab

Tuesday 24th March 5.30pm - 8.00pm

Teachers’ Print Lab is a series of regular CPD print sessions that take place one Tuesday a month for the duration of the 2014/15 school year (Sept – July).

Introduction to Screenprint

Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th March 10.00am - 4.00pm

A two day course for those that want to learn screen printing onto paper.

Print courses starting in April 2015

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Experiments with Textile Screenprinting

Saturday 4th April until Monday 6th April 10.00am - 4.00pm

This three day course over the Easter weekend will include a full introduction to screenprinting onto textiles

Print and make your own artist book

Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th April 10.00am - 4.00pm

Using Gum Arabic and the humble black and white photocopy as your plate, you will learn how to create prints of your photographic or hand drawn images.

Introduction to Print

Thursday 16th April until Thursday 21st May 6.00pm - 9.00pm

This popular evening course provides a solid foundation for printmaking learning.

Solar Plate

Saturday 18th April 10.00am - 4.00pm

Solar Plate is a photo-etching process using photopolymer plates that are developed and ‘etched’ in water.

Monoprinting

Sunday 19th April 10.00am - 4.00pm

Experiment with monoprinting on this day course and create vibrant, one off prints.

Screenprinting with Stencils

Sunday 19th April 10.00am - 4.00pm

Our workshops at Lakeside Arts Centre run alongside the exhibitions at Djanogly Art Gallery and often take their inspiration from the artists and artwork on show.

Printmaking Special

Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th April 10.00am - 4.00pm

An experimental weekend course that explores line, texture, layers and colour using multiple printmaking processes.

Teachers Print Lab

Tuesday 28th April 5.30pm - 8.00pm

Teachers’ Print Lab is a series of regular CPD print sessions that take place one Tuesday a month for the duration of the 2014/15 school year (Sept – July).

Print courses starting in May 2015

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Mezzotint

Saturday 9th May 10.00am - 4.00pm

The one day course will introduce you to the soft, subtle gradations of Mezzotint.

Mono screenprinting

Sunday 10th May 10.00am - 4.00pm

Mono-screenprinting is a way to create one off, unique prints using cut stencils, painterly methods and drawing.

Photoplate Lithography

Sunday 10th May 10.00am - 4.00pm

An alternative to stone lithography, this quick process enables hand drawn, photographic or digital film positives to be transferred onto lithographic plate and printed on an etching press.

Big Type

Sunday 17th May 10.00am - 4.00pm

Create your own letterpress poster prints.

Teachers Print Lab

Tuesday 19th May 5.30pm - 8.00pm

Teachers’ Print Lab is a series of regular CPD print sessions that take place one Tuesday a month for the duration of the 2014/15 school year (Sept – July).

Japanese Woodblock Printing

Saturday 23rd May until Monday 25th May 10.00am - 4.00pm

Japanese woodblock, or mokuhanga, is a printmaking technique that has a variety of beautiful effects, ranging from delicate washes of transparency, to bold vibrant colours.

Print courses starting in June 2015

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ARTIST TALK: Maria Rosaria Digregorio

Tuesday 2nd June 6.00pm - 8.00pm

Join us for an evening with our Letterpress Apprentice.

Introduction to Bookbinding

Saturday 13th June 10.00am - 4.00pm

An introduction to bookbinding, suitable for beginners, artists and designers wanting to develop practical bookmaking skills

Experimental linocuts

Sunday 14th June 10.00am - 4.00pm

Our workshops at Lakeside Arts Centre run alongside the exhibitions at Djanogly Art Gallery and often take their inspiration from the artists and artwork on show.

Block Printed Lampshades

Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st June 10.00am – 4.00pm

During this one day course you will learn how to block print onto fabric and create your own beautiful, hand printed lampshade.

Introduction to Screenprint

Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th June 10.00am - 4.00pm

A two day course for those that want to learn screen printing onto paper.

Teachers Print Lab

Tuesday 30th June 5.30pm - 8.00pm

Teachers’ Print Lab is a series of regular CPD print sessions that take place one Tuesday a month for the duration of the 2014/15 school year (Sept – July).