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Courses

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 the January – July 2016 course programme here

Download the August – December 2016 course programme here

Courses running at

Print courses currently running

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Introduction to Print

Thursday 8th September until Thursday 13th October 6.00pm - 9.00pm

This six week evening course provides the perfect introduction to printmaking.

Print courses starting in October 2016

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Linocut taster with Peter Clayton

Saturday 1st October 10.00am - 1.00pm

A morning taster course introducing linocut.

Solar Plate Day

Sunday 2nd October 10.00am - 4.00pm

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

Printmaking Taster

Saturday 8th October 10.00am - 1.00pm

This morning taster will introduce you to Gum Arabic Transfer, a process that makes prints using photocopies as a starting point. Great first time experience for new printmakers.

Make your own Sketch Book day

Sunday 9th October 10.00am - 5.00pm

A longer day course that will see you creating your very own artist sketch book.

Exploring Colour weekend

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

A weekend of experimentation and learning presenting the opportunity to explore colour theory in a practical way.

Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva - monoprint books

Sunday 23rd October 10.00am - 4.00pm

Look at the work of Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva and explore the range of possibilities monoprint offers.

Young person's drawing and printmaking taster

Sunday 30th October 10.00am - 2.00pm

Expand and build your coursework portfolios as you experiment with printmaking techniques and extend your skills.

Please note the date of this course has changed from that advertised in our August – December 2016 course programme.

Print courses starting in November 2016

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Introduction to Print

Thursday 3rd November until Thursday 8th December 6.00pm - 9.00pm

This six week evening course provides the perfect introduction to printmaking.

Drypoint taster

Saturday 5th November 10.00am - 1.00pm

A morning taster course introducing drypoint engraving.

Wood Engraving taster

Sunday 6th November 10.00am - 1.00pm

A morning taster course introducing wood engraving.

Caustic Lino day

Saturday 19th November 10.00am - 4.00pm

A day introduction to ‘etching’ lino with caustic soda, a different way of printing from a lino plate.

CMYK Screenprinting

Sunday 20th November 10.00am - 5.00pm

Learn how to print four colour photographic silkscreen prints

Print courses starting in December 2016

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Screenprinting weekend

Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th December 10.00am - 4.00pm

A weekend course teaching all the basics of screenprinting onto paper.

Victor Pasmore - stencil screenprinting

Sunday 4th December 10.00am - 4.00pm

Inspired by Victor Pasmore’s prints and paintings you will spend a day creating stencil screenprints.

Lino Print day

Saturday 10th December 10.00am - 4.00pm

A day introduction to printmaking with lino

Young person's screenprinting taster

Sunday 11th December 10.00am - 2.00pm

Enhance your portfolio and broaden your creative skills.

Letterpress day

Sunday 11th December 10.00am - 4.00pm

This day course introduces the process of letterpress and printing type.

Lithography weekend

Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th December 10.00am - 4.00pm

Over the weekend you will experience creating lithographs from stone and plate.