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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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  • Letterpress Weekend

    Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th September, 10am - 4pm.

    Come and play with basic letterpress techniques. In this two-day course you will familiarise yourself with our adana presses and some of the equipment, terms and processes used in this popular form of printmaking.

  • Acrylic-Resist Etching Weekend

    Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th September, 10am - 4pm.

    All the expressive mark-making typical of traditional etching without the use of harmful organic solvents.

  • Young Printmakers

    Monday 19th September until Monday 31st October, 5-7.30pm.

    A brand new six-week course for 14-18 year olds!

    A fun way to learn in detail a range of printing processes and make images that will build on your understanding of art and develop your technical skills. This will be a fun and friendly small group where we look at monoprints, collagraph, drypoint, screen print and more, catering for individual ideas, aims and projects.

Latest Printmaking News

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  • Artist Books Exhibition

    Posted on Friday 5th August

    There will be an exhibition of artist books made during a recent Double Elephant project at Exeter Library from 1st August – 30th September.

  • 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!

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