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Printmaking & design courses

Printmaking and design workshops and classes across the UK. Want to learn lino-cutting, block printing, cyanotype, mono-printing, etching, collagraph, eco or natural printing? Look no further!

Tayside - Next course on 25th May 2019
Blair McCafferty of the Creature Emporium, has a degree in Graphic Design and a passion for all things skateboarding. Previously sponsored by Deathbox, Converse, Jart Skateboards and Dephect skate brands, Blair has campaigned for skateparks and facilities since he was a young lad and recently had a hand in the design, fund raising and build of Newport-on-Tay’s skatepark. Working freelance, he describes himself as a full time doodle monkey who likes to create cute graffiti...
Cumbria - Next course on 14th August 2019
Furniture Painting techniques Learn all about furniture painting. You will use Annie Sloane chalk paints, Farrow & Ball, learn how to stencil, crackle glaze finish and much more! You will begin by working on simple boards you will learn the various techniques of using chalk paints including distressing and waxing techniques that will be explained, shown and practiced and then move on to transforming your own piece(s) that you have brought. . Sonja Tilleard owns...
Kent - Next course on 20th June 2019
In this workshop we will show you how to screen print onto paper using paper stencils. With this method, you can print multiples of your designs in several layers of flat colour without having to make an exposed screen or using screen filler. When screen printing, ink is forced through a fine mesh onto a flat surface. A paper stencil will block areas of the paper from receiving ink, creating your design. When using a...
West Yorkshire
This workshop is designed to provide a personalised lino printing experience, where you can learn or enhance block printing skills. You will begin the workshop by creating a miniature lino print using a range of cutting blades in order to get used to materials and techniques. You will experience both hand printing and press printing techniques throughout the day (using a basic spoon technique and the use of an etching press.) Soft cut Japanese vinyl...
This workshop will introduce you to a range of easily accessible printing techniques, using different mark-making tools and a silk screen. The morning will be spent exploring a variety of printing techniques and experimenting with design and composition. In the afternoon you will be free to explore your own ideas and design outcomes, finishing with several samples and a length of cloth to make into a cushion, bag or clothing or silk scarf. There will...
Cumbria - Next course on 4th May 2019
This one day course will teach you the basics of the etching process, working on up to two plates in a non-toxic mordant (ferric chloride). You will have the opportunity to explore various forms of aquatint to create rich tonal effects and exciting images. This workshop is suitable for beginners and experienced artists alike. There are no particular preparatory requirements for this course other than to bring any drawings, photographs, ideas for paintings, etc, with...
Suffolk - Next course on 20th April 2019
A textile printing class using lino cuts. You will be taught how to create an effective design and guided through the process of cutting the lino block and printing. Print your very own tote bag, tea towel, rucksack, purse or a pencil case printed with your own unique design.
Online & pembrokeshire
This textile surface pattern design workshop is led by award-winning illustrator, printmaker, and relief collage artist, Deborah Withey. It's a great workshop for those who may shy away from drawing but love to express their creativity in other ways. Want to know how to create those bold fabric designs you see in Ikea and John Lewis? The workshop combines both nature printing and the art of collage and is very hands-on and spontaneous! We'll talk...
Yorkshire - Next course on 27th September 2019
Two day printmaking workshop at the glorious Malham Tarn centre of the Field Studies Council. Spend the weekend with professional printmaker Hester Cox exploring the textural possibilities of collagraph printmaking. Collagraph is Hester's favourite medium and the way that she creates the majority of her work. It is one of the most diverse ways of making printing plates with artists limited only by their imagination and what they can physically get through the etching press!...
Gloucestershire - Next course on 3rd May 2019
A 3 day wood block carving and printing workshop with residential options. The timeless images produced by the ancient art of woodblock printing are still admired and produced by artists today. This short course with master printmaker Rod Nelson will equip you with the tools, techniques and material needed to produce your own beautiful images through this fascinating and versatile craft. No previous experience is necessary. Arrival and registration 4.00-6.00pm on Friday 3 May; course...