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Course code: C44D

Experiment with printmaking. For both aspiring and established printmakers. This course will be delivered at St Paul's Learning Centre.

When and where


From 04 Mar 2022 to 08 Apr 2022
Fri 10:00-12:30

6 weeks

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04 Mar 2022

10:00 to 12:30

11 Mar 2022

10:00 to 12:30

18 Mar 2022

10:00 to 12:30

25 Mar 2022

10:00 to 12:30

01 Apr 2022

10:00 to 12:30

08 Apr 2022

10:00 to 12:30

with Barbara Disney


Fees and concessions

The total charge is £118.00. The tuition fee for this course is £118.00


This course is an opportunity to explore printmaking and its many techniques in a supportive group.
Fee includes core materials.&nbsp;<p><span style="font-weight: bold;">This course will be delivered at St Paul's Learning Centre.</span></p>

What can students expect?

During the first sessions several techniques are introduced:<p></p><ul><li>Monoprint&nbsp;<br></li><li>Block<br></li><li>Relief<br></li><li>Collograph<br></li><li>Stencil screen printing<br></li><li>Printing on paper and fabric<br></li></ul>Students are then encouraged to develop more extended projects, through discussion with the tutor.
Both water &amp; oil-based inks are used. There is an etching and relief press available, as well as several screens.&nbsp;<p></p><p>The course is suitable to those new to printmaking and experienced artists who want a fresh input into their practice.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="font-weight: 700;">This course will be delivered at St Paul's Learning Centre.</span><br></p>

Late starters allowed?

Yes, but this is a short course, so it is best to join by week 2.

Previous experience required?


What is the progression route?

Work produced could go towards portfolio for entry into FE &amp; HE courses. It is also possible to make items to sell or exhibit. If printing on fabric, the work will be suitable for clothing, upholstery as well as display.

Are there any extra costs?

Yes – if students want to purchase specialist paper from the tutor. If interested in using thermofax screens, images can be made by the tutor for a fee, depending on size.

Work set between sessions?

No, but students often choose to prepare work between sessions

What should students bring?

<ul><li>Basic drawing equipment</li><li>Note/sketch book&nbsp;</li><li>An apron or old shirt to protect your clothes</li><li>Please bring own refreshments as due to Covid, these are no longer provided</li></ul>&nbsp;Students can come with a completely open mind as to what they will do, or with drawings photos or other resources as a starting point.<br>

Teaching method/style?

Initially, students are introduced to a new technique every session, to see what’s possible, what is of particular interest &amp; how the different techniques work. Some students choose to experiment, particularly if they are planning to return. Others plan &amp; realise more considered pieces supported by the tutor. The course is progressive and students returning after one term will be supported on a 1:1 basis.

Equipment Required

See list above.