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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 October 2017

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Lithography Induction & Refresher

Saturday 21st October until Saturday 28th October 10.00am - 4.00pm

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

Letterpress Day Course

Sunday 22nd October 10.00am - 4.00pm

Working up to A4 in size and using a selection of lead and wood type, you will learn how to set, ink and print type to create striking, bold prints using a range of colours.

Linocut & Letterpress Christmas Cards Afternoon

Sunday 29th October 2.00pm - 5.00pm

This half day course will see you learning how to make a small linocut design for a Christmas card and then pairing this with a pre-prepared letterpress message to be printed on the inside of your card.

Linocut & Letterpress Christmas Cards Morning

Sunday 29th October 10.00am - 1.00pm

This half day course will see you learning how to make a small linocut design for a Christmas card and then pairing this with a pre-prepared letterpress message to be printed on the inside of your card.

Tuesday Print Club - Drypoint Engraving

Tuesday 31st October until Tuesday 5th December 11.00am - 1.00pm

Print Club is an opportunity to gain confidence and build printmaking skills as part of a small group in a technician led series of sessions.

Print courses starting in November 2017

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Introduction to Print Six Week Morning Course

Thursday 2nd November until Thursday 7th December 10.30pm - 1.30pm

This popular six week course is the perfect introduction for those new to printmaking and wishing to explore it further.

Introduction to Print Six Week Evening Course

Thursday 2nd November until Thursday 7th December 6.00pm - 9.00pm

This popular six week course is the perfect introduction for those new to printmaking and wishing to explore it further.

Solar Plate Day

Saturday 4th November 10.00am - 4.00pm

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

Mono Screenprinting Day

Saturday 18th November 10.00am - 4.00pm

Using hand drawn line and stencils you will learn how to make one off prints using a silkscreen techniques. A great way to experiment and a great refresher.

Drypoint Engraving Taster

Sunday 19th November 10.00am - 1.00pm

This morning taster course will introduce drypoint engraving.

Wednesday Etching Surgery

Wednesday 22nd November 2.00pm - 6.00pm

We are happy to announce a new series of surgeries designed to give burgeoning etchers some additional support as they develop their skills.

Hard Back Bookmaking

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

Over the course of a weekend, learn traditional book making techniques to create a series of hard back books.

Print courses starting in December 2017

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Textile Printmaking Weekend

Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd December 10.00am - 4.00pm

This course will provide an introduction to textile screenprinting.

OFFSITE COURSE: Viking Drypoint with Collage

Sunday 3rd December 10.00am - 4.00pm

Inspired by the designs and images of the Viking exhibition taking place at Lakeside Arts, create unique drypoint engravings illuminated with the application of collage.

Screenprinting Weekend

Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th December 10.00am - 4.00pm

This weekend course introduces the main principles of screenprinting.

Letterpress Taster

Saturday 16th December 10.00am - 1.00pm

Following a series of demonstrations and try your hand at how to set, proof and lock type into a chase ready to print on our Adana presses.