Hard ground on copper etching course
In this course you will print a small edition from a polished copper plates. Hard ground etching is a historic intaglio process used by many iconic artists to create images from drawn line work.
Hard ground is a traditional etching technique in which a hard wax coating is rolled over a copper plate, which you then scratch into using tools which reveals the metal. Etched in acid it bites...
Introduction to Print Making - Six week morning course
Every Wednesday 6th March to 10th April 9.30am – 12.30pm
About the course:
This morning course is a possibility to absorb yourself in all things print related. It is an opportunity to try out relief printing (lino), drypoint, engraving and collagraph. A good introduction to materials, skills and techniques. All techniques will be demonstrated.
Suitable for beginners and those who want to update their skills....
Join us at Slamseys for in depth printmaking courses exploring printmaking techniques and supporting you to develop your style as a printmaker.
You will create a body of work using a variety of printmaking techniques, including monoprinting, lino and block printing, thermofax and screen printing, drypoint and schappa plate etching. You will increase your understanding of combined printmaking techniques and use these methods to investigate a particular theme or idea.
Throughout the course, you will...
6 Week course| Every Monday (will not include 22nd April Easter Monday)
This 6 week course will introduce you to several printmaking techniques, teaching you the basic skills with the aim that you will then feel confident enough to continue your printmaking practice afterwards. The techniques you will be learning are:
Monoprinting - Using relief printing inks on Perspex you will produce one-off multicolour prints working with found materials, pens, cotton buds and barens/burnishers.
Discover the magic of lithography through Kitchen Litho, working directly on aluminium foil with readily available drawing materials including marker pens, colouring pencils and etching the foil with cola. This rapid, non-toxic process is also perfect for printmaking at home – in the kitchen of course!
Class format and activities
Constructive and supportive feedback from your tutor will help you succeed during the class.
What you need to know before you enrol
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We will introduce you to the mono printing process, you will learn how to create your first mono print, as well as show you how to use our printing press. There will be two members of our team to help. Mono printing is a fun way to experiment with mark making with different tools. The out come will always be a surprise!
In this class we will explore textile techniques without worrying about adding any colour. Perfect for anyone wanting to try lots of different processes and the really dissect the possibilities of each one. By the end of the day you will have amassed a range of samples that you can either keep as reference or patchwork together to create a unique piece of Textile Art.
You can turn any of our courses into a short...
Set in the tranquil surroundings of the former Herb Patch in Ebchester, this fun and relaxed workshop is suitable for complete beginners.
We'll spend the day creating paper bead jewellery made from our own monoprinted decorated papers.
In the morning we'll be using the gelatin printing technique to create the decorative papers, and then will move on to create the paper beads from those papers. We'll then use the paper beads to make necklaces and...
One day printmaking workshop run by the Field Studies Council.
Monoprinting (monotype) is one of the most spontaneous and direct ways of printmaking with no two prints being alike. It is a great way to explore mark-making, texture and tone and on this workshop you will learn three different methods that can be used separately or combined to create really exciting images.
Monoprinting often appeals to painters and those who love drawing as it adds...
Follow in the footsteps of Degas and many other artists by learning how to make highly individual one off painterly prints. Especially for people who like to make very expressive work and don't mind getting a bit inky! This technique works just as well for abstract work as for representational images. Suitable for all levels, no experience necessary. All materials supplied.
You can turn any of our courses into a short break by staying in...