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Working from our Exeter City centre base, in our new space at Prynne Chapel, Plymouth and across Devon and beyond, Double Elephant Print Workshop offers courses, resources and support to professional printmakers, artists and beginners alike.

We are passionate about printmaking and its possibilities. Our aim is to encourage creativity and artistic development through a friendly and welcoming approach.

Take a look around to find our more about our printmaking courses, our fully equipped studio, or becoming a member.

Upcoming Printmaking Courses

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  • Masterclass in Wood Engraving with Hilary Paynter

    Saturday 2nd July, 10am - 4pm.

    We are delighted to welcome Hilary Paynter to Double Elephant for this one-off special event.

    A unique opportunity to learn in-depth about this finely detailed technique. Hilary has been engraving for over 50 years and has prints in collections across the world.

  • Introduction to Screenprinting Day

    Saturday 16th July, 10am - 4pm.

    A useful introduction to screenprint using simple cut paper stencils and translucent colours. Photo stencils also available. Water based inks are quick drying and a pleasure to use.

  • Collagraph Weekend

    Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st July, 10am - 4pm.

    An accessible and versatile print process using collaged textures. A variety of textures, paints and carborundum available. The scope for colour experimentation is endless – including the exciting viscosity printing.

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  • Exeter Open Studios

    Posted on Tuesday 3rd May

    Drop in to Double Elephant Print Workshop on Friday 13 or Saturday 14 May between 10am – 5pm.

    See the studio facilities, view work created by some of our 90 artist members and see how prints are made.

  • Double Elephant in Plymouth

    Posted on Monday 7th March

    We are delighted to announce a new partnership with Prynne Chapel in Plymouth, offering courses in printmaking to the general public for the first time in the city!

  • Redefining Print - The Symposium

    Posted on Monday 30th November

    Redefining Print : The Symposium

    A one-day symposium challenging the traditional boundaries of printmaking.

    This event was held on Thursday 19th November 2015 in Exeter and was attended by 185 delegates from across the UK.

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