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 17 Nov 2018 (and 3 other dates) Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
This new tutor led course is designed to offer a more flexible ‘drop in’ way to learn using the facilities of the print-studio. The class size is capped to enable more space for individual projects than you would expect in a busy class.
You will have access to the print studio and tutor guidance when needed.
Book an individual session at our Eventbrite page:
Course Date: Sun 18 Nov 2018 Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
Explore the possibilities of experimental mark-making using etching techniques. Take a playful approach to printing your etching plate by layering colour and texture and discover the complex and beautiful images that can develop. For all levels.
Course Date: Wed 28 Nov 2018 Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
An introduction into using a camera as a tool. The course won’t necessarily go into much of the technical side of photography, but concentrate on how a camera can be extremely beneficial to the formation and development of ideas. By collecting typologies, students will connect the outside world with the development of their visual practise.
Course Date: Sat 8 Dec 2018 Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
This pilot session is part of a new offer City lit is developing. This offers early stage artists an opportunity to present individually in a supportive environment. This could be a presentation about their work, about a project they are developing or an application they are making that they would like to discuss.
Course Date: Mon 14 Jan 2019 (and 1 other date) Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
This most painterly of printmaking processes depends on the delicate balance between grease and water. Learn how marks and brush strokes drawn and painted on the printing plate can be faithfully reproduced to create bold or subtle prints.
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 15 Jan 2019 Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
An exciting introduction to the basic processes and principles of etching. Using zinc plate, create beautiful images with line, texture and tone, and experiment with printing your image in both monochrome and colour.
Course Date: Tue 15 Jan 2019 (and 1 other date) 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.
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.
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.