Printmaking and Artists Books (Beginners/Intermediate)

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Description

In this course, you will learn how to use printmaking and the medium of the book to explore and develop your own ideas. You will be introduced to a range of experimental book structures and sculptural book objects and use various simple printmaking techniques to enable you to create a one-off or a limited-edition projects.


The course examines all aspects of the book as a medium of artistic expression including structure and form, narrative and sequence, techniques and processes, materials and tools. You will learn how to produce a series of book formats, ranging from instant books, pamphlets, concertinas, Japanese stab bindings and more. You will experiment with both relief and intaglio printmaking techniques, as well as monoprint and stamps. You will learn how to combine structure, concept and form, develop your ideas and create visual content and composition.

The course is taught by demonstration, practical work, discussion, one-to-one tutorials and feedback. Hand-outs with instructions and resources will accompany demonstrations, and you will be informed of publications, exhibitions and events, which may be of interest. The course is structured to manage the work within the class, but you will be encouraged to work independently and carry out subject research.

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

Basic materials and tools provided. Additional specialist materials available to buy at cost-price.

Concessions available for those on benefits or lower incomes - please see our website for details.

Contact

Gareth Schweitzer at Working Men's College
44 Crowndale road
Greater London
NW1 1TR

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Hearing impaired
  • Intermediate level
  • Public transport
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Wheelchair users

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