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

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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.

Print courses currently running

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Print Club: Intaglio

Tuesday 23rd April until Tuesday 28th May 11am - 1pm

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 April 2019

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Photographic Printmaking Two Part Course

Saturday 27th April until Sunday 5th May 10am - 4pm

We have a limited number of places on this Two Part Photographic Printmaking course, which comprises the Solar Plate Day (Saturday 27th April) and Photo Etching Weekend (Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th May).

Solar Plate Day

Saturday 27th April 10am - 4pm

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

Small Book Forms Day

Sunday 28th April 10am - 4pm

Learn various book formats for your future artist’s book project.

Print courses starting in May 2019

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Storing and Preserving Prints

Wednesday 1st May 6pm - 8pm

Our Professional Development courses continues a look at storing and preserving prints.

Photo Etching Weekend

Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th May 10am - 4pm

A weekend spent learning how to transform your hand drawn or photographic images into etched plates.

NEW Intermediate Follow On Print Morning Course

Thursday 9th May until Thursday 13th June 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.

Introduction to Screenprint Day

Saturday 11th May 10am - 4pm

This one day course introduces the basic principles of screenprinting.

Letterpress Taster

Sunday 12th May 10am - 1pm

A half-day session to give you a taste for letterpress.

OFFSITE COURSE: Stencil Monoprints at Lakeside Arts

Sunday 12th May 10am - 4pm

Using stencil monoprint to create, overlapping colour mixing abstract forms inspired by the Bauhaus exhibition.

Editioning Prints

Wednesday 15th May 6pm - 8pm

Our Professional Development courses continues with this artist led discussion covering many issues around the process of editioning your prints.

Experimental Photo Screenprinting Weekend

Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th May 10am - 4pm

Develop your screen printing skills and experiment with composition.

Overlay, Turn, Conceal and Reveal

Saturday 25th May 10am - 4pm

An experimental day exploring abstract form, texture and pattern.

Arts Award: Discover in a Day

Friday 31st May 10am - 4pm

Leicester Print Workshop is proud to support Arts Award, inspiring young people to grow their arts and leadership talents.

Print courses starting in June 2019

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Screenprint Your Own Bag

Saturday 1st June 10am - 4pm

Learn to make beautiful, unique images and designs by creating your own very finely detailed & cut stencils using waterproof paper.

Experimental Printmaking Taster

Sunday 2nd June 10am - 1pm

During this course you will learn various monotype processes, creating one off, experimental, colourful images.

NEW Introduction To Print Evening Course

Thursday 6th June until Thursday 11th July 6pm - 9pm

A fantastic way to explore a huge variety of printmaking techniques and get a good idea of what suits you.

Expression Two Part Course

Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th June 10am - 1pm, 10am - 4pm

We have a limited number of places on this Two Part Expression course, which comprises The Keys To Expression (Saturday 8th June, 10am – 1pm) and Colour and Expression (Sunday 9th June, 10am – 4pm.)

The Keys To Expression

Saturday 8th June 10am - 1pm

Spend time looking at artists throughout history and the ways they have demonstrated the elements that make their work expressive – colour, contrast, composition and material.

Colour and Expression

Sunday 9th June 10am - 4pm

This course is a great practical introduction to colour theory and terminology.

Print Club: Monoprint

Tuesday 11th June until Tuesday 16th July 11am - 1pm

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.

Printing From The Land

Saturday 15th June 10am - 4pm

An opportunity to explore monoprinting and blind embossing with natural forms.

Colours of Mexico

Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd June 10am - 4pm

This weekend course is an amazing opportunity to work across disciplines – using lino to create expressive cut lines and inked areas which then combine with screenprinted backgrounds.

CMYK Weekend

Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th June 10am - 4pm

This weekend course covers the CMYK process for screenprinting, which is often used to reproduce photographic images.

Print courses starting in July 2019

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The Art of Traditional Dye Making and Paper Marbling

Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th July 10am - 4pm

This weekend course is an amazing opportunity to learn traditional dye making techniques and the secrets of preparing pigments from their raw state into beautiful marbling inks.

Colour and Collage Day

Sunday 14th July 10am - 4pm

In this day course you will make your own colourful mono-print ‘ephemera’ and paper collage materials to combine and recombine to create wonderful one off prints.

Arts Award: Explore Print in a Week

Monday 15th July until Friday 19th July 10am - 3pm

Leicester Print Workshop is proud to support Arts Award, inspiring young people to grow their arts and leadership talents.

SUMMER SCHOOL: Large Scale Experimental Collagraphs using Stencils and Monoprint

Tuesday 23rd July until Saturday 27th July 10.30am - 4.30pm

Learn experimental processes with and without the use of a press over five days in this Summer School.

SUMMER SCHOOL: Japanese Paper Dyeing, Bookbinding and Box-making

Tuesday 23rd July until Saturday 27th July 10.30am - 4.30pm

New for our Summer School is an opportunity to learn Japanese book binding and box making.

SUMMER SCHOOL: Alternative Techniques in Lithography

Tuesday 23rd July until Saturday 27th July 10.30am - 4.30pm

Learn experimental processes with and without the use of a press over five days in this Summer School.

Mini Print Club

Tuesday 30th July until Thursday 1st August 11am - 2pm

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

Print courses starting in August 2019

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Collage and Painterly Monoprint using Disperse Dyes

Saturday 3rd August 10am - 4pm

A busy day to explore the many exciting ways that disperse dyes can be used to create bright, colourful prints onto fabrics and acetates.

Wood Engraving Taster

Sunday 4th August 10am - 2pm

A morning taster course introducing wood engraving.

Cutting Edge - The Art of Simplifying Linocuts

Saturday 10th August until Saturday 17th August 10am - 4pm

This new course, running over two consequetive Saturdays, will show you how to produce A4 linocut prints using soft Japanese vinyl.

Screenprinting: Troubleshooting and Tips

Saturday 24th August 10am - 4pm

This course is ideal for those with some screenprinting experience who wish to improve and extend their practice.