Printmaking

We offer an exciting range of printmaking courses for all levels of experience, covering traditional and experimental processes. Our short courses take place in the evenings, daytimes and at weekends, and are taught by expert tutors who are brilliant at communicating their enthusiasm. Any questions? Contact our visual arts team on 020 7492 2700 Monday - Friday between 10am - 5pm.
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  1. City Lit printmaking course

    Course Date: Wed 11 Oct 2017 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This higher level, year-long course is aimed at printmakers wishing to develop a sustained personal project. You'll be guided through research, experimentation and development units, working towards a final body of work in the third term. The course involves a theoretical, contextual and practical component. There will be six Saturday sessions, 10:30–16:30; details to be given at interview.
    Full fee: £1,299.00
    Senior fee: £1,299.00
    Concession: £792.00

  2. Developing etching and photo etching

    Course Date: Sat 3 Jun 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Ideal as a continuation of your previous printmaking experience. You will work towards producing a range of prints using both traditional etching and contemporarary photoetching techniques. This course enables you to develop photographic images via the etching process. You will be able to print in colour and monochrome.
    Full fee: £299.00
    Senior fee: £299.00
    Concession: £182.00

  3. Developing etching: advanced techniques and ideas

    Course Date: Sun 4 Jun 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    The ideal follow-on for those who have done 'Introduction to etching' and would like to go deeper into the techniques and processes of etching. This course will consolidate your existing skills, introduce you to more complex etching processes and help you to find and develop your subject matter in this medium. Tutor: Simon Burder.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £121.00

  4. Drawing into printmaking

    Course Date: Fri 26 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Drawing and printmaking are closely related activities. Use print to extend the tactile qualities of an image whilst retaining drawing’s immediacy and consider how this pairing can extend the way we think about image-making. Intermediate level.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £183.00
    Concession: £140.00

  5. Etching masterclass week: advanced practice

    Course Date: Mon 24 Jul 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    For experienced students, discover more advanced etching processes and hone and finesse your practical etching skills. As part of a smaller group, limited to maximum eight spaces, this is a unique opportunity to work alongside a master printmaker and to focus on your etching practice.
    Full fee: £349.00
    Senior fee: £279.00
    Concession: £213.00

  6. Etching workshop: all levels

    Course Date: Sun 6 Aug 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore a range of exciting etching techniques in this practical workshop. Create beautiful etchings with line, texture and tone and experiment with printing images in both monochrome and colour. A valuable introduction to the basic processes and principles of etching.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £121.00

  7. Experimental screenprinting with mixed media

    Course Date: Tue 15 Aug 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Enjoy being guided through inspirational and experimental screenprinting methods. You'll try a variety of mixed media techniques that will energise and enliven your artwork - a great way to expand your image making practice and your portfolio.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £91.00

  8. Intaglio printing

    Course Date: Wed 26 Jul 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course will look particularly at the use of line to develop your images on metal or plastic plates as well as experimenting with printing in monochrome and colour. Suitable for all levels.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £60.00

  9. Introduction to relief printing

    Course Date: Wed 19 Jul 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This practical course for beginners introduces you to techniques for cutting an image into lino. You'll learn to print your blocks in monochrome and multi-colour both by using a press and by methods that can be used at home.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £60.00

  10. Large scale relief printing: woodcut, linocut, collograph

    Course Date: Mon 7 Aug 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Large scale printmaking enables expressive mark making. Use woodcut, linocut and collograph techniques to produce big, bold and multi-coloured, multi-layered prints for you to take home.
    Full fee: £279.00
    Senior fee: £223.00
    Concession: £170.00

  11. Love printmaking: experiment and explore

    Course Date: Mon 15 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Ideal for those seeking fresh possibilities in their creative practice, emphasis will be on encouraging creative and experimental solutions. Learn new ways to generate imagery and discover why artists love printmaking.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £229.00
    Concession: £140.00

  12. Monoprinting with oils

    Course Date: Sun 30 Jul 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Spend a day looking at the painterly techniques of monoprinting and translate your own drawings, paintings or photographs into monoprints using a press as well as printing by hand. This course is suitable for all levels.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £69.00
    Concession: £42.00

  13. Photo-polymer etching: all levels

    Course Date: Wed 2 Aug 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Photo-polymer is an easy to use intaglio technique that can produce diverse prints. The plates can capture hand drawn imagery, text or photographic film very well, reproducing a wide range of tones and marks that can then be printed traditionally. Suitable for all.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £60.00

  14. Photographic and mixed media printmaking

    Course Date: Sat 29 Jul 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Mixed media and printmaking allows vast freedom for experimentation. Learn to adapt and refine basic printmaking techniques to suit your own projects. Explore unique juxtapositions of techniques and processes to convey strangeness, beauty/simplicity.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £152.00

  15. Printmaking and drawing portfolio

    Course Date: Mon 31 Jul 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Using drawing and printmaking in tandem, explore mark making, texture, stencils and layering, with silkscreen and monotype, to develop ideas and themes. Also produce an editionable printing plate to create a series of variables that inform new drawings and build your portfolio.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £152.00

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