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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.

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Print courses starting in July 2018

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SUMMER SCHOOL: Etching

Tuesday 24th July until Saturday 28th July 10.00am - 4.00pm

This course is perfect for those with some prior etching experience, but all levels are welcome.

SUMMER SCHOOL: Letterpress

Tuesday 24th July until Saturday 28th July 10.00am - 4.00pm

Spend a week learning and experimenting with letterpress.

SUMMER SCHOOL: Lithography

Tuesday 24th July until Friday 28th July 10.00am - 4.00pm

This week of practical learning is open to artists and lithographers of all levels of experience.

Print courses starting in August 2018

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Boxes and Portfolios Weekend

Sunday 5th August 10am - 4pm

A two day workshop providing artists with the skills and techniques to create beautiful bespoke portfolio boxes in which to store and present your work.

Mini Print Club

Tuesday 7th August until Tuesday 21st August 10am - 4pm

This “Mini Print Club” is a set of three morning sessions for teenagers aged 14 – 16 to learn how to screenprint

Intuitive Drawing Day

Saturday 18th August 10am - 4pm

Discover and expand the language of mark making through a sensory drawing based workshop, incorporating monoprint and etching.

Hard and Soft Ground Etching Day

Saturday 25th August 10am - 4pm

A day learning etching onto zinc using traditional hard ground to create beautiful line drawings.

Etching Using Sugar Lift

Sunday 26th August 10am - 4pm

Sugar lift etching is a spontaneous, free and painterly technique which can be used to apply tone to your etchings.

Copper Etching Day

Monday 27th August 10am - 4pm

This one day session explores some of copper’s unique qualities for etching.

Print courses starting in September 2018

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Introduction to Screenprinting Day

Saturday 1st September 10am - 4pm

This one day course introduces the basic principles of screenprinting.

OFFSITE COURSE: Printing From The Hedge

Sunday 2nd September 10am - 4pm

Explore the role of hedges and boundaries in this course, using monoprint and embossing.

Introduction to Print Morning Course

Thursday 6th September until Thursday 11th October 10.30am - 1.30pm

This newly expanded Introduction to Print course covers drypoint, monoprint, linocut, hard ground etching and monoscreen printing techniques.

Introduction to Print Evening Course

Thursday 6th September until Thursday 11th October 6pm - 9pm

This newly expanded Introduction to Print course covers drypoint, monoprint, linocut, hard ground etching and monoscreen printing techniques.

Paper Marbling Day

Saturday 8th September 10am - 4pm

Experiment with the traditional Turkish art of Paper Marbling.

Linocut Taster

Sunday 9th September 10am - 1pm

Learn how to draw and cut an image, and take a print using our relief press.

Letterpress Taster

Sunday 9th September 10am - 1pm

Learn how to set, ink and print type in this morning taster course.

Text as Image: The Art of Letterpress

Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th September 10am - 4pm

Spend two days creating unique prints using the letterpress collection at LPW, exploring the links between graphic design and fine art printmaking.

Silkscreen Evening Course

Tuesday 25th September until Tuesday 16th October 6pm - 8.30pm

Screenprinting is a versatile and accessible technique that is perfect for creating bold, graphic artwork.

Solar Plate Day

Saturday 29th September 10am - 4pm

A day course introducing this photo-etching process that uses photopolymer plates that are developed in water.

OFFSITE COURSE: Sharp Cut & Straight Tear Collagraphs

Sunday 30th September 10am - 4pm

Create collagraph prints inspired by the vibrant works of Rana Begum.

The Happy Accident in Print

Sunday 30th September 10am - 4pm

An experimental and playful day using a range of printmaking techniques to explore texture and tone.

Print courses starting in October 2018

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Monoprint Taster

Saturday 6th October 10am - 1pm

Learn various monotype processes and create one off, experimental and colourful images.

Lithography Two Day Course

Saturday 6th October 10am - 4pm

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

Letterpress Taster

Sunday 7th October 10am - 1pm

Learn how to set, ink and print type in this morning taster course.

Photographing and Presenting Your Work

Wednesday 10th October 1.30pm - 5.30pm

A confidence building, practical session for all artists giving you the skills to record and present your work.

Lithography Two Day Course

Saturday 13th October 10am - 4pm

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

Linocut Day

Saturday 13th October 10am - 4pm

A day introduction to printmaking with lino.

Japanese Woodblock Day

Sunday 14th October 10am - 4pm

This technique has a variety of beautiful effects, ranging from delicate washes of transparency, to bold, vibrant colours.

Paper and Ink

Wednesday 17th October 6pm - 8pm

This two hour demonstration will address and respond to questions around best practice.

Two Artists: Screenprinting From Different Prespectives

Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st October 10am - 4pm

Learn how to use monoscreen techniques to experiment with colour and create beautiful prints that can be layered upon with photographic images.

Writing Proposals & Funding Applications

Wednesday 24th October 6pm - 8pm

Learn how to best respond to an artist brief with LPW Director Yasmin Canvin.

NEW Intermediate Follow On Print Evening Course

Thursday 25th October until Thursday 29th November 6pm - 9pm

This NEW follow on course is perfect for those who have completed Intro to Print and for those with previous printmaking experience to develop their skills further.

NEW Intermediate Follow On Print Morning Course

Thursday 25th October until Thursday 29th November 10.30am - 1.30pm

This NEW follow on course is perfect for those who have completed Intro to Print and for those with previous printmaking experience to develop their skills further.

Drypoint on Copper Taster

Saturday 27th October 10am - 1pm

Learn and explore drypoint using copper plates.

Print courses starting in November 2018

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Printmaking With Photography Weekend

Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th November 10am - 4pm

Use photographs as a starting point to make prints using photoplate lithography and photo silkscreen.

Textile Heatpress & Dyes Weekend

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

A weekend looking at using disperse dyes to explore beautiful, fluid mark making on fabric.

Reduction Linocut Weekend

Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th November 10am - 4pm

This introductory course is suitable for beginners as week as well as those experienced in linocut.

Print courses starting in December 2018

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Monoprint with Letterpress Day

Saturday 1st December 10am - 4pm

This day course is designed to allow experimentation and to build confidence with letterpress.

OFFSITE COURSE: Painterly Monoprints

Sunday 2nd December 10am - 4pm

Explore monoprinting and create one off, expressive prints.