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Collagraph, lithograph, etching & mono-printing courses

Collagraph, lithograph, etching and mono-printing courses and workshops across the UK. Learn these striking techniques from expert print making designers and tutors.

Cumbria - Next course on 1st June 2019
On this one day collagraph printing course you will learn the basics of the collagraph process, allowing you to create all forms of textures and patterns within your collagraph image(s). Collagraphy is a printing process using a textured plate. You will be able to make one or more different collagraphs. For artists of all ages and levels of experience. Bill Cummins specialises in oil painting and all forms of printmaking. His work has been exhibited...
Cumbria - Next course on 13th July 2019
Monotyping is a method of printmaking whereby an image is drawn or etched on to a smooth surface. The surface is then inked and transferred (usually using a printing press) on to a sheet of paper. This one day course will take you through one of the most flexible of monotype techniques, allowing you to produce one or more multi-coloured prints. This workshop is suitable for beginners and experienced artists alike. Bill Cummins specialises in...
Derbyshire - Next course on 15th June 2019
Liz Wellby will host this workshop at her home studio, The Slipper Studio. The venue is beautifully presented with handcrafted workbenches and a wood burner, with views into the village; the village of Carsington lies on the edge of the Peak District. Gel printing plates are a lively and instant method for creating monoprints, with the advantage that they don’t require the use of a printing press. Each print is unique and this highly adaptable...
In this class you will have an introduction to Drypoint engraving. You will learn the technique in a relaxed atmosphere and go away with a set of lovely prints. We will experiment with printing on both paper and fabric, both of which can be used for a multitude of projects at a later date.
Learn about the intaglio method of printmaking by creating drypoint prints, we will look at examples of drypoint prints and explore different ways of mark making onto perspex using various tools. You will create you own plate and learn how to use a traditional etching press to print your plate, introduce colour and texture to your finished print using chine collé- (glued or pasted coloured tissue or paper incorporated into the print). Take home your...
Create your own acetate etched plate from drawings or photos. Bring your own images if you wish to fit within a 16.5cm x 21cm plate. The images are best if they are linear,not too complicated with texture and equal amount of light and shade. No drawing is needed and the course is very suitable for beginners. We can also provide you with lots of inspirational books to use. Print your design using one of our...
Oxfordshire - Next course on 23rd November 2019
We want to see your etchings! On this course you will explore one etching technique per day – drypoint and photographic. Ultimately you will come away with numerous, unique, high quality prints that you can be proud of! Taught and guided by professional artist and tutor Liam Biswell, come be transported into a medium that is fun and immediately rewarding! You will learn: How to select suitable images and reference materials. How to drypoint etch...
For those with some experience of printmaking who want to develop their skills and ideas. The course suits a range of abilities, including adventurous beginners. Who is this course for - Mixed-ability adult learners who have had some previous printmaking experience. - Printmakers who want to use an etching-press will be able to make use of the facilities independently, after induction. - Students who are preparing a portfolio of work, including Access and Pre-foundation Students....
Kent - Next course on 12th June 2019
Gelli plates offer a versatile method of monoprinting, where unique prints are made rather than an edition of identical prints. A flexible rubber-like plate that holds textures really well, it’s great for nature prints, building up designs with stencils, and overlaying colour to create beautiful patterns. You can make prints very quickly, and layer them up with bright colours that pop dramatically, or subtle harmonious ones to give a wonderful depth to the images. By...
West Yorkshire - Next course on 22nd June 2019
A full day's workshop learning the beautiful art of Gelli Printing, which is a way of making monotype prints without a press. No previous experience is required for this day, where you will explore the delightful nature reserve at Skelton Grange for inspiration and materials, then will be guided by artist Tina Roberts to make your own original prints. The resulting prints can be used as artworks in their own right or used as painting...