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Printing & design courses

Print and design are skills that can be used by all craftspeople. If you're looking to learn lino-cutting, lino printing, cyanotype, mono-printing, etching, collagraph, eco or natural printing look no further! Design is of course integral to the creative process and the translation of any work into print is an exciting and edifying process. Spend time on a workshop or course in a print or design studio and you will be inspired. Learn skills that will stay with you through life and tap into that creative streak!

£170
Oxfordshire - Next course on 16th February 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...
£485
Buckinghamshire
Colouricious Printology is a 3 day block printing course for textile surface design. Learn how to block print on a Colouricious Printology residential textile workshop teaching you how to block print onto fabric and paper, gelli printing & stencil art. All 3 days will be timetabled and structured. You will cover: Pattern theory, layering techniques, masking, block printing, gelli printing, decolourant, stencils & sewing projects.
£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...
£50
Wiltshire - Next course on 16th February 2019
Whether you're making a limited edition print series, designing your own card, or experimenting with repeat pattern work, this workshop is perfect for complete beginners as well as experienced artists. Using simple techniques for striking results, this workshop gives you all the skills you need for tabletop linocut printmaking. Step-by-step through the creative printing process, from composing your design to cutting and printing your block, using reduction, multi block or masking techniques for multicoloured or...
£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...
£45
Oxfordshire - Next course on 27th January 2019
Join Claire in her countryside studio where she will teach you how to design and carve your own printing block. You will learn how to print using hand burnishing and an antique press. By the end of the workshop you will have made your own set of hand printed cards and gained confidence as a printmaker. Claire is a friendly and encouraging teacher, she has exhibited with the Society of Wood Engravers, at The Mall...
£140
Essex - Next course on 2nd March 2019
This two day lino printing course is open to anyone wanting to discover printmaking in this most accessible form. Based at Old Bank Studios in Harwich. Beginners will learn the basics of lino cut and design and complete at least one series of prints. Those with a little more experience will be able to produce a more intricate work, with the possibility of using more than one colour. With two days you will be able...
£40
Greater Manchester
Suitable for complete beginners or as a refresher course. Learn how to use this extremely creative and beautifully simple photographic process and come away with your own set of 5 original hand made prints at the end of the session. With plenty of time to experiment in a fun and relaxed environment, Lucy will demonstrate each stage and be on hand throughout the workshop to offer support and advice Suitable for individuals, groups, families and...
£100
London
This short course is designed to introduce you to printmaking techniques for ceramics where you will learn how to design, make and decorate cups or plates using mono-printing techniques. The course is suitable for beginners or those who wish to develop their skills using printmaking techniques. The course covers: • Painting using coloured slips to create mono-prints. • Drawing with oxides to create tonal mono-prints. • Pressing clay into plate moulds, adding fabric and texture....
£75
Essex - Next course on 1st March 2019
Join us at Slamseys on Thursday 4th October 2018 learning how to make a two colour lino print using the reduction lino method where each layer of colour is taken from the same block. We begin by getting to grips with the basics of lino printing by experimenting with mark making and simple reduction prints and then use these techniques to develop a two-colour design on an A5 or A6 softcut lino plate. Soft cut...