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Courses

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

You will be redirected to our Shopify store where you can read more about each course, look at images, book and pay for your course. Click your ‘back’ button to return to the course listings.

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.

Courses running at

Print courses currently running

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Follow On Print Six Week Morning Course

Tuesday 3rd November until Tuesday 8th December 11am - 2pm

Coronavirus Update: This course has been postponed following the government announcement of a second national lockdown [as of 4th November].

Introduction to Print Six Week Evening Course

Tuesday 3rd November until Tuesday 8th December 6pm - 9pm

Coronavirus Update: This course has been postponed following the government announcement of a second national lockdown [as of 4th November].

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.

Print courses starting in December 2020

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Press / Dye: Adventures with Textile Surfaces

Saturday 5th December 10am - 4pm

Coronavirus Update: This course has been postponed following the government announcement that Leicester will be entering tier 3 [as of 26th November].

Experiments with Wooden Type

Sunday 6th December 10am - 4pm

Coronavirus Update: This course has been postponed following the government announcement that Leicester will be entering tier 3 [as of 26th November].

Carborundum onto Aluminium

Sunday 13th December 10am - 4pm

Coronavirus Update: This course has been postponed following the government announcement that Leicester will be entering tier 3 [as of 26th November].

Print courses starting in January 2021

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Introduction to Screen

Saturday 16th January 10am - 4pm

Coronavirus Update: This course has been postponed from April 2020 and will be running with reduced numbers and new social distancing, hygiene and safety measures in place [as of 2nd September].

Introduction to Monoprint

Sunday 17th January 10am - 4pm

Coronavirus Update: This course will be running with reduced numbers and new social distancing, hygiene and safety measures in place [as of 21st October].

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.

Online Winter Warmer Sessions

Tuesday 19th January until Friday 22nd January 11am + 2pm

Coronavirus Update: This course will be running with reduced numbers and new social distancing, hygiene and safety measures in place [as of 21st October].

You can book a session with the studio team to help work through any issues that you face as a Printmaker. Friendly and focussed sessions, it’s time for you to hone your practice and develop your work.

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.

Portraiture in Print

Saturday 23rd January 10am - 4pm

Coronavirus Update: This course will be running with reduced numbers and new social distancing, hygiene and safety measures in place [as of 21st October].

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 24th January 10am - 4pm

Coronavirus Update: This course will be running with reduced numbers and new social distancing, hygiene and safety measures in place [as of 21st October].

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.

Mokuhanga Winter Retreat

Saturday 30th January until Monday 1st February 10am - 4pm

Coronavirus Update: This course will be running with reduced numbers and new social distancing, hygiene and safety measures in place [as of 21st October].

During this immersive three-day workshop you will be introduced to the traditional Japanese art of woodblock printing. Mokuhanga is perfect for anyone interested in a non-toxic, water-based, table-top printmaking technique.