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Printmaking and mixed media course

Duration: One day

Price: £70

Contact: Amanda Duke at Amanda Duke Make Art

Amberley Museum
New Barn Road
West Sussex
BN18 9LT

Course Start Dates

Due to the uncertainty caused by COVID-19/Coronavirus, please contact the course organiser before finalising plans to attend this course.
Friday 24th April 2020
Friday 15th May 2020
Wednesday 24th June 2020

About the Course

Choose one or all 5 dates. £70 per workshop
Learn about a range of monoprint and lino print methods in a relaxed yet productive environment at the Chalk Pit Art Studio, Amberley Museum.

We will develop creative ideas through a range of printmaking techniques using tools and equipment that do not cost too much and are easy to acquire for further use at home. Those who attend the 5-week course will tackle a new print method each week or add greater depth and refinement to one which has already been tackled, gradually building up experience and confidence. Plenty of starting points will be provided however bringing your personal resources and ideas is wholeheartedly encouraged.

Please contact me details of which workshop runs on which date or see my website (link above).

Week 1
Monoprint - simple print process without a press
Introduction to drawing without fear via print
Week 2
Monoprint - Gelli plate textures and layers
Develop your experimental approaches through an exploration of colour, texture, line and pattern whilst you layer up your monoprints
Week 3
Lino Print 1 A Fine Art relief print process just black and white.
Explore this satisfying and accessible print process. Reduce the lino from simple lines a full range of marks and textures. Make a range of prints as you reduce the lino and get to grips with using the tools and pulling the prints.
Week 4
Lino Print 2 Reduction process, 3 colour print
Take the process further and explore full colour. Make a range of prints as you continue to reduce the lino and further develop your handling of the tools. Extend your understanding as you layer up to 3 colours.
Week 5
Mixing it all up - Collage and mixed media.

You will want to keep some of the prints made in previous weeks and you will have some that need more attention. Explore how you could re-purpose your left-over prints through collage and mixed media approaches. Get to grips with tearing, cutting, arranging, layering, assembling and using other media to add refinements.

For early bird booking prices and discount for 5 days please message me.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

All refreshments, lunch and afternoon cake is included. All media is included in the course price.

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  • Intermediate level
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  • Parking provided
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair friendly

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