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. Printmaking with lino: cut, stab and etch

    Course Date: Mon 16 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Cut, stab and etch your way to dynamic blocks and exciting prints. Practical instruction in both traditional and inventive linocut techniques, including the reduction method developed by Picasso, multiple block printing and Polish dot linocut.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  2. Screenprinting all levels: summer intensive

    Course Date: Mon 16 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop a range of practical and creative screenprinting techniques to create your own series of prints. Learn how to prepare handmade and digital artwork into a screenprint, as well as using experimental print and image-making processes.
    Full fee: £279.00
    Senior fee: £223.00
    Concession: £170.00

  3. Explore printmaking and mixed media

    Course Date: Wed 18 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Mixing media such as pencil, pastel, paint and collage with printmaking allows vast freedom for experimentation. Explore various techniques via a series of practical exercises to create beautiful unique prints.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £60.00

  4. Starting etching

    Course Date: Sat 21 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    An exciting introduction to the basic processes and principles of etching. Using zinc plate, you’ll develop images with line, texture and tone, and experiment with printing your image in both monochrome and colour. All levels welcome.
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £139.00
    Concession: £85.00

  5. Etching and photo etching all levels: summer intensive

    Course Date: Mon 23 Jul 2018
    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 contemporary 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: £279.00
    Senior fee: £223.00
    Concession: £170.00

  6. Monoprinting with oils

    Course Date: Wed 25 Jul 2018 (and 1 other date)
    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: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £60.00

  7. Italian weekend: printmaking, focus on chiaroscuro

    Course Date: Sat 28 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Chiaroscuro refers to the effects of light and dark in a work of art, particularly when they are strongly contrasting. Create a sense of ‘high drama’ in your printmaking by exploring the processes of subtractive monotype and tonal etching.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £60.00

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

    Course Date: Mon 30 Jul 2018
    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

  9. Printmaking: a mixed media introduction to making an artists book

    Course Date: Sat 4 Aug 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Artists’ books refer not to literature about artists but to works by visual artists that assume book form. Enjoy the hands-on experience of working with printmaking and mixed media with the ultimate aim of making an artist’s handmade book.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £79.00

  10. Summer etching in colour

    Course Date: Sun 5 Aug 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore a range of exciting techniques in this practical workshop and create beautiful colour etchings. A valuable follow-on course for those with previous etching experience and pre-worked plates wishing to develop ideas and imagery using colour.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £79.00

  11. Printmaking: mokulito and monotype

    Course Date: Mon 6 Aug 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Mokulito or wood lithography uses plywood as a printing matrix to draw with inks, sharpies and lithographic crayons to create images that will print as small editions. These prints will be developed further using monotype techniques.
    Full fee: £269.00
    Senior fee: £215.00
    Concession: £164.00

  12. Introduction to photo polymer printmaking

    Course Date: Wed 8 Aug 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop drawings and photographic imagery by exploring the possibilities of photo-polymer printing. Explore hand-drawn imagery, text or photographic film by reproducing a wide range of tones and marks onto a polymer plate that can then be printed traditionally.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £60.00

  13. Printmaking from the model: experimental portraits

    Course Date: Mon 13 Aug 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop and explore the compelling subject of portraiture using a range of exciting approaches and printmaking processes. By the end of the course you’ll have completed a series of vibrant images that breathe fresh life into the subject.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £249.00
    Concession: £152.00

  14. Printmaking summer school all levels: summer intensive

    Course Date: Mon 13 Aug 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Come and explore a range of exciting printmaking processes including monoprint, drypoint, collograph and etching in this five-day intensive. Develop images and experiment with techniques to create beautiful prints.
    Full fee: £259.00
    Senior fee: £207.00
    Concession: £158.00

  15. Experimental screenprinting with mixed media

    Course Date: Tue 14 Aug 2018
    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: £139.00
    Senior fee: £139.00
    Concession: £85.00

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