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.
Course Date: Sat 22 Sep 2018 Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
Come and learn basic etching processes, and how to develop your ideas and images using traditional etching and simple photo etching techniques. These processes are great for producing detailed imagery and are ripe for experimenting with colour inking.
Course Date: Sun 23 Sep 2018 (and 2 other dates) Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
Experience the excitement of printmaking. This course will give you a taste of basic relief printing and monoprinting techniques that will get you hooked on the many possibilities of this rewarding medium.
Course Date: Mon 1 Oct 2018 (and 2 other dates) Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
Discover the magical properties of grease and water as you explore the graphic and painterly qualities of lithography on zinc plates. Suitable for beginners with some experience of drawing, painting or printmaking and those who want to build on previous experience of lithography.
Course Date: Thu 4 Oct 2018 Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
Learn how to create wonderful monochrome and multicolour woodblock prints. You'll be encouraged to work from your own source imagery (sketches, magazine cuttings, photos etc) as an inspirational lead-in to producing your relief prints. Suitable for all levels.
Course Date: Fri 5 Oct 2018 Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
This higher level, year-long course is aimed at printmakers wishing to develop a sustainable personal practice. Initially you'll be guided through research, experimentation and development tasks . Following this in terms 2 & 3 you will choose two projects as you progress towards a final body of work. The course involves a theoretical, contextual and practical component.
18:00 - 21:00 Fridays and two Saturdays 10:30 - 16:30 per term
5th October 2018 - 7th December 2018
25th January 2019 - 29th March 2019
3rd May 2019 - 5th July 2019. To apply for this course please click 'Start application'
We will be in touch with the outcome of your application on the next application review date. Review dates: Tuesday 3rd July 2018, Friday 3rd August 2018, Monday 3rd September 2018.
Course Date: Fri 5 Oct 2018 (and 7 other dates) Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
This course is a creative and practical introduction to the screen printing process aimed at beginners and the curious. You will learn step by step how to make your own series of prints using a variety of exciting techniques.
Course Date: Sun 7 Oct 2018 (and 2 other dates) Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
This fast-paced course reveals the main processes used to make fine art prints. You will learn both relief and intaglio methods. For beginners and those with limited experience who want to discover how printmaking techniques actually work. An ideal way to start printmaking.
Explore and develop personal work in intaglio and relief printmaking. Techniques covered include drypoint, etching, linocut, collagraphy and photo etching. All levels of experience welcome. Beginners will follow a step-by-step introduction to a range of processes; those with experience can develop personal projects with expert guidance.
Course Date: Tue 16 Oct 2018 (and 2 other dates) Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
A course for intermediate and experienced printmakers wanting to build on previous experience and experiment with process to consolidate and hone technical skills. The focus is on colour application, advanced intaglio processes, realising personal projects and the production of high quality prints.
Course Date: Sun 21 Oct 2018 (and 1 other date) Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
Explore creative methods of simple printmaking without using a press. Ideal for continuing at home with basic equipment and inexpensive materials. We will cover monoprint, linocut, collagraph and some other relief techniques.
Course Date: Tue 23 Oct 2018 (and 1 other date) Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
An introduction to Japanese Woodcut spread over two full days. The process is water based, non-toxic and handmade. You will learn how to design, carve and make a multi-coloured print. No prior experience necessary.
Course Date: Fri 2 Nov 2018 Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
Are you interested in how screen printing can be used to create work for the graphic arts? Learn how to screen print and use this to produce your own project such as a zine, book, stickers or an edition of prints etc. For all levels.
Course Date: Sun 4 Nov 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.