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Courses & Workshops

Our courses are open to people of all ages and abilities.

Whether you are a complete beginner or an accomplished artist we can help you to learn most methods of printmaking or develop your existing skills.

The teaching is friendly, supportive and directed towards personal development.

We promote a clean and environmentally friendly approach to printmaking aiming at all times to minimise the use of solvents and other harmful chemicals.

You’ll find more details on types of printmaking here but we are always happy to discuss the courses on offer and recommend a suitable course for you. Just get in touch.

Or if you are a printmaker with some experience, you might like to become a member.

Starting in October 2014

Photo Etching Weekend

Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th October, 10am - 4pm

Explore ways of combing photographic, digital and drawn imagery. Designs are transferred from transparencies then printed the same way as etchings. An amazing variety of possibilities without the use of acids.

Monoprint Day

Saturday 25th October, 10.00am - 4.00pm

Explore drawn and painterly techniques plus the use of textures and other materials in creating unique and expressive prints.

Starting in November 2014

Improvers Evening Class

Tuesday 4th November until Saturday 6th December, 6.30 - 9.00pm

5 Week Improvers Evening Classes – Whether you have just done a little printmaking or quite a lot – there is always more to learn.

An Introduction to Printmaking - Beginners

Thursday 6th November until Thursday 4th December, 6.30 - 9.00pm

A fantastic introduction to a range of printmaking techniques. Ideal to kick-start a new interest or revisit rusty skills.

Relief Print Weekend

Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th November, 10am - 4pm

Lino cut offers a range of style possibilities from strong simple forms to sophisticated multi layered complexity. Come prepared to experiment with different methods of mark making and approaches to colour. The use of other materials such as card and wood can also be explored.

Make Your Own Christmas Cards

Saturday 22nd November, 10am - 4pm

Give this year’s Christmas cards that personal touch by making your own on this festive course.

Starting in December 2014

Collagraph Weekend

Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th December, 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.

Handcrafted by Rock Kitchen Harris