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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!

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...
Oxfordshire - Next course on 19th February 2019
Come and join this fabulous printmaking workshop with Cheryl Manderston, you'll learn how to explore your natural surroundings looking for inspiration and develop superb individual prints using leaves and other foliage to create exciting prints on paper and fabric. Cheryl will explain the whole printmaking process
Oxfordshire - Next course on 29th September 2018
Come and join this fabulous printmaking workshop with Cheryl Manderston, you'll learn how to use leaves and other foliage to create exciting prints on paper and fabric.
Oxfordshire - Next course on 10th November 2018
Come and join this fabulous printmaking workshop with Cheryl Manderston. Make your own Christmas giftwrap on this busy and productive day lino-printing our woodland inspired wrapping paper and cards. We just love them!
East Sussex
Come and have a go at the art of paper marbling. It's addictive and meditative all at the same time! In this one day workshop you will produce a stack of beautiful papers to take home with you. The next workshop will be running on the 22nd September. Please get in touch / visit my website / or sign up to my newsletter for future workshop dates. This is a beginners introductory course to Ebru...
Structure of the workshop days: 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. The day: • Start 09.45 for 10.00am start • 13.00 Lunch (45 minutes) • 16.00 Finish We will start by...
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.
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...
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...
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 monochrome prints. 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...