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. Developing etching: techniques and ideas

    Course Date: Sun 3 Jun 2018
    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.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £229.00
    Concession: £140.00

  2. Lithography: all levels

    Course Date: Thu 7 Jun 2018
    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.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  3. Screenprinting and mixed media: developing personal projects

    Course Date: Fri 8 Jun 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop a personal project using screenprinting. This course is ideal for those with some screenprinting skills who wish to experiment and explore the possibilities of making images using this process. You will be able to work to your ideas with both technical and tutorial guidance from the tutor.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £103.00

  4. Printmaking: inspired by the city

    Course Date: Sun 1 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Taking inspiration from the urban environment, you will use your own sketches, photographs, resources or ideas to develop a range of prints using simple and direct printmaking techniques On this short course, you will experiment with monoprinting and drypoint techniques.
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £109.00
    Concession: £66.00

  5. Summer night taster: monotype printmaking

    Course Date: Fri 13 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Monoytpe is a form of printmaking that results in making unique, one-off prints. Learn something about the process by exploring a few simple techniques and experimenting with surface textures and colour.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £29.00
    Concession: £29.00

  6. Summer nights taster: cyanotype printmaking

    Course Date: Fri 13 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Cyanotype is a photographic printing process which produces beautiful deep blue print from a variety of artwork including drawings, photographs, physical objects or combinations of all of these. This is a beginner's course for all.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £29.00
    Concession: £29.00

  7. French weekend: printmaking inspired by Matisse, stencils, colour and collage

    Course Date: Sat 14 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Matisse’s ‘Jazz’ limited edition book, containing prints of colourful paper cut-out collages, was published in 1947. Create a run of screen prints with an emphasis on colour and shape inspired by Matisse’s bold, exciting use of colour.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £79.00

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Printmaking evening studio

    Course Date: Tue 17 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore and enjoy experimenting with an exciting range of printmaking processes, such as monotype, etching and drypoint, to create a range of beautiful prints.
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £139.00
    Concession: £85.00

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. Monoprinting with oils

    Course Date: Wed 25 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £60.00

  15. 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

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