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Printing courses cover learning the skills and techniques of silk screen printing, lino printing, cynanotype printing, print making with glass and textiles as well as on card and paper. Create your own designs with professional print and design teachers across the UK!

£25
Cheshire
Monoprinting using a Gelli Plate is simple and fun without the need for a printing press. The gratification is immediate, each print is truly unique. During this workshop you will explore a variety of Gelli Plate Printing techniques. You will experiment with layering colour and texture using stencils and masking techniques. You will leave this workshop having produced a variety of prints that stand alone or can be developed further in mixed media projects. This...
£80
West Midlands
Learn how to use textile printing techniques in one day, in the relaxed surroundings of Penny’s home studio. You will experiment with mark making, repeat pattern and colour on small fabric samples to help develop your own ideas, with the use of stencil, block printing, hand painting and dyeing. You will then develop your final design onto a plain 100% cotton cushion cover to take home with you. No previous experience necessary. A maximum of...
£65
Northamptonshire
Join Designer & Maker Ria Rich in her colourful studio situated in rural Northamptonshire where you can design and create a fabulous lampshade to compliment your home. In this all day workshop you will learn various fabric printing techniques such stencils with screens, resists and stamps etc to create your design. A selection of fabrics will be available for you to experiment on which will then be used to cover and construct a 20cm drum...
£170
Norfolk
Caroline Davidson is an experienced textile teacher, artist ad designer who has recently gained an MA in Textile Culture at Norwich University College of the Arts and a qualification in Digital Textile Print at Chelsea College of Art and Design. Silkscreen printing courses at Pound Farm Barn take place in her studio and workshop. 'Having taught and produced work for over twenty years, I am passionate about all aspects of textiles. Specializing in design and...
£150
Tyne and Wear - Next course on 8th September 2018
This course is designed for complete beginners or anyone who would like to learn eco printing printing, i.e. eco printing and medium printing. During this course you will learn various techniques, such as: fabric preparation for eco printing; introduction to plants for eco printing; eco printing (botanical printing) – using various techniques; eco printing (botanical printing)– printing large pieces of fabric; and eco printing (botanical printing)– printing on garments. It includes: Introduction to materials, mordants...
£75
Essex - Next course on 7th September 2018
It’s tough to begin a creative project and staring at a blank page doesn’t make it any easier. This Creative Inspiration Day has been designed to give you some different points to jump off from and explore shape, colour and pattern. We will use block-printmaking techniques to bring some of these ideas to life, but if you are coming at this from a different creative process, feel free to deviate and use your own preferred...
£60
Cambridgeshire - Next course on 8th September 2018
The aim is to provide a relaxed, friendly, supportive, experimental and fun experience where you will learn a new (or revive a previous) skill and take home something you feel proud enough to frame! Group size: 4 – 6 people. You can book as a group or as an individual We will start by preparing an original image ready to be transferred onto lino, then you will cut your lino design. You will then have...
£225
Oxfordshire - Next course on 13th August 2018
Spend three glorious summer days exploring three fabulous printmaking techniques, in one stunning art studio and natural surroundings! Taught by professional artist and tutor Liam Biswell, you will delve into the world of dry-point etching, monoprints and screenprinting. During this inspiring course, you will learn: - How to select suitable images and reference materials - The key principles dry point etching – how to get stunning images and add extra dimensions with additional colours and...
£185
Essex
A fun, relaxed two day course where you will learn the basics of designing and printing onto fabric. On Day One we explore relief printmaking, beginning with organic shapes and developing simple prints and designs. By the end of the day you will know how to get set up at home, have tried out several different brands of ink and explored printing complementary designs and patterns onto fabric with both temporary and permanent relief stamps....
£65
pembrokeshire
NEW DATES! Please contact for one-on-one or small workshops at other times The ART of “GYOTAKU” printing, a workshop on the art of Japanese fish printing led by Deborah Withey, award-winning designer, illustrator and printmaker of Cheese + Pickles Studio in lovely, St. Davids, Pembrokeshire. Participants have the opportunity to learn the traditional printing method of Gyotaku, (“gyo” meaning fish and “taku” meaning rubbing), which Japanese fishermen used to record their catch in the 1800s....