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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.

Courses running at

Print courses currently running

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Adana Letterpress Prints

Monday 1st September until Monday 29th September 6.00pm - 8.00pm

This 5 week evening class will introduce you to the Adana hand press and our collection of lead type.

Print courses starting in September 2014

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Introduction to Print

Thursday 4th September until Thursday 9th October 6.00pm - 9.00pm

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

Solar Plate

Saturday 13th September 10.00am - 4.00pm

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

Vinyl Block Printing

Sunday 14th September 10.00am - 4.00pm

Join artist Angela Harding for a unique one day course.

One day Intro to Screenprinting

Monday 15th September 10.00am – 5.00pm

This one day intensive day course will introduce you to this popular technique.

Lithography

Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st September 10.00am - 4.00pm

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

Drypoint and collage

Sunday 21st September 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.

ARTIST TALK: Angela Harding

Thursday 25th September 6.00pm - 8.00pm

Join artist Angela Harding for this evening talk as she talks about her artwork, inspiration and experiences.

Linocut

Saturday 27th September 10.00am - 4.00pm

Discover the versatility of this popular relief print technique. Extra dates added on Sunday 27th April and Saturday 31st May due to popular demand!

Monoprinting

Sunday 28th September 10.00am - 4.00pm

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

Teachers Print Lab

Tuesday 30th September 5.30pm - 8.00pm

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

Print courses starting in October 2014

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Our Fun Palace - Leicester Print Workshop and Phoenix

Saturday 4th October 10am - 4pm

Come and take part in our Fun Palace and learn something new!
Drop in at any time to explore, experiment and play!

Textile screenprinting and heatpress techniques

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

This weekend course will provide an introduction to textile screenprinting.

Photoplate Lithography

Saturday 18th October 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.

Introduction to Etching

Sunday 19th October 10.00am - 4.00pm

This one day introduction to etching will cover the two main principles of this wonderful technique: line and tone.

The Big Draw at Embrace Arts

Saturday 25th October 10.30am - 12.30pm & 1.30pm - 3.30pm

Printmaking for everyone – sign up for a quick and easy printmaking session to celebrate the Big Draw.

Making printed mini-books

Sunday 26th October 10.00am - 4.00pm

Our Artist in Residence for 2014 Kate Da’Casto leads this day course, presenting her love of books, drawing and print.

Teachers Print Lab

Tuesday 28th October 5.30pm - 8.00pm

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

Print courses starting in November 2014

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Experimental Linocuts

Tuesday 4th November until Tuesday 18th November 6.00pm - 9.00pm

Experiment with linocut on this three week evening class.

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.

UK Young Artists printlab

Friday 7th and Saturday 8th November 10am - 4pm

Leicester Print Workshop has teamed up with UK Young Artists to present printlab. Test and explore the possibilities of the printmaking and contribute to our collaborative printed zine.

Silk Aquatint Collagraphs

Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th November 10.00am - 4.00pm

This weekend course introduces the technique of silk aquatint collagraphs.

One day Intro to Screenprinting

Monday 10th November 10.00am – 5.00pm

This one day intensive day course will introduce you to this popular technique.

PRINT RUN talks: What is a print?

Wednesday 12th November 6.00pm - 8.00pm

What is a print? In the second of our PRINT RUN series of talks, artists Gemma Wright and Nichola Hingley present an evening talk that introduces the main principles of printmaking.

Introduction to Screenprint

Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th November 10.00am - 4.00pm

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

Printing Baselitz

Saturday 22nd November 10.00am - 4.00pm

This course accompanies the ARTIST ROOMS Georg Baselitz exhibition showing at New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, Leicester.

Teachers Print Lab

Tuesday 25th November 5.30pm - 8.00pm

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

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.