Relief Printmaking Evenings a 10 week course at New Brewery Arts - Gloucestershire
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About the Course
On this course you will learn a wide range of relief printmaking techniques that you will use to make original lino prints in black and white and colour. You will learn about successful registration for multi coloured prints and graduated ink rolling techniques for subtle backgrounds. We will cover printmaking with and without a press, the best tools and papers to use and how to prepare your images for print. You will have the opportunity to transfer the techniques you have learned onto woodblocks to extend your knowledge if you would like to and you may also have the opportunity to print onto fabric as well.
The course is suitable for all levels of student, from absolute beginners to those who want to really expand their knowledge. You will be able to work at your own pace and will be supported and encouraged to make work that you are pleased with. All basic materials and tools are supplied, but if you want to use specialist printmaking papers there will be a modest charge for these. You will have the opportunity to work with different kinds of lino, including a soft cut variety which is very easy to cut.
It would be helpful if you brought sketches, photos or other artists' images that you admire as a starting point.
You can turn any of our courses into a short break by staying in our on site accommodation. When you book a residential package you will get discounted accommodation in our stylish boutique hostel located in the centre of Cirencester in the Cotswolds right next door to New Brewery Arts. Our former 19th Century Cotswold stone brewery barrel store has been beautifully transformed into 21st century accommodation, light and well-appointed with a craftsman’s attention to detail. We offer guest accommodation for up to 43 people over two floors in 14 rooms, with a choice of single, bunk, family and double bedrooms, 12 with en-suite facilities. A ground floor disabled-friendly room is also available. The hostel provides a stylish communal dining and relaxation area, self-catering kitchen, laundry facilities and lockers for your bike. As with all our courses and workshops these are led by experienced tutors and as you will be part of a small group there is plenty of time to focus on you.
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
All materials will be supplied, but there will be a small charge for any extras.
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Course Start Dates
Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.
- Accessible by public transport
- Disabled access
- Suitable for events & groups
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