Printmaking

Printmaking Courses in London

At City Lit, we offer a wide range of printmaking courses, aimed at catering for your interest whether you are a complete beginner or an experienced artist. Our printmaking studio is a communal and collaborative space that celebrates the joy of working alongside others in pursuit of printmaking excellence.

We specialise in etching, screen-printing, relief and multi-media combinations. Our group classes are small, enabling you to learn using a combination of presses and printmaking equipment designed to enable multiple approaches to the medium.

All our tutors are artist practitioners with hands-on expertise. They are there to help you explore and challenge yourself towards making beautiful prints to take home or exhibit.

We host exhibitions throughout the year at City Lit Gallery where our students showcase their amazing work.

To arrange a conversation with our printmaking coordinator about your interests, options, and to find out what courses are available, please contact our Visual Arts team at visualarts@citylit.ac.uk.

Courses available both in-person and online

We offer a range of long and short courses allowing you to choose between in-person and online learning.

Learn in the centre of London with our in-person courses. Our purpose-built facilities in Covent Garden mean we are ideally located and easy to get to. 

See our guide to online learning for more information about accessing our live online courses.

All our courses are live, interactive, and taught by expert tutors. No matter how you prefer to learn, we've got the class for you.

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  1. Printmaking weekend: photographic lithography techniques
    Last Few Places, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 6 Jul 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  David Holah
    Photo-plate lithography uses light sensitive aluminium plates as a printing matrix for photographic, text or hand drawn images. This versatile process allows you to collage and overprint these elements to create original works in small editions.
    Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £151.00 Concession £123.00
  2. Woodblock printmaking: large-scale techniques
    Course start date:  Mon 15 Jul 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Gareth Berwyn
    Large scale printmaking enables expressive mark making. Use woodcut and linocut carving techniques to produce big, bold and multi-coloured, multi-layered prints for you to take home.
    Full fee £239.00 Senior fee £191.00 Concession £155.00
  3. Printmaking techniques: summer school intensive
    Course start date:  Tue 16 Jul 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Claire Hynds
    This fast-paced course reveals some of the processes used to make fine art prints. You will try both relief and intaglio printmaking methods. This course is for beginners and those with limited experience who want to discover how printmaking techniques actually work. An ideal way to start printmaking.
    Full fee £239.00 Senior fee £191.00 Concession £155.00
  4. Preparing digital images for printmaking
    Evening
    Course start date:  Fri 19 Jul 2024 (and 3 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Digital technologies play an increasing role in the world of more traditional printmaking. Screenprinting, photo-etching, polymer gravure and relief, and photo litho all require imagery that has been generated using digital image manipulation software. This workshop in preparing digital images for printmaking will provide an introduction to specialist tools and techniques required using Adobe Photoshop in order to prepare your imagery for these printmaking processes.
    Full fee £119.00 Senior fee £119.00 Concession £119.00
  5. Printmaking weekend: summer school intensive
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 20 Jul 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Rosey Prince
    As part of our summer school in visual arts, come and learn some exciting, low tech printmaking techniques to equip you with skills so you can easily make prints at home without the use of specialist equipment.
    Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £151.00 Concession £123.00
  6. Etching: summer school intensive
    Last Few Places
    Course start date:  Tue 23 Jul 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Kath Castillo
    This three day summerschool course (with one day break) gives 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.
    Full fee £239.00 Senior fee £191.00 Concession £155.00
  7. Mokulito: summer school intensive
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 27 Jul 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Rolina Elsje Blok
    Summer school intensive two weekends in Mokulito printmaking, or wood lithography. This fascinating print process uses plywood as a printing matrix to draw on with inks, sharpies and lithographic crayons and create images that will print as small editions.
    Full fee £299.00 Senior fee £239.00 Concession £194.00
  8. Drypoint and intaglio printmaking: summer school intensive
    Course start date:  Tue 30 Jul 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Anne-Marie Foster
    Drypoint is a way of creating grooves in a solid surface, it produces a rich unique type of drawn line, from which you will make prints using intaglio inking methods and the printing press, This summer workshop offers the opportunity to use specialist techniques and tools and gain insight into how these sit within the creative practice of artists using drypoint. For all levels, although some experience of drawing is preferable.
    Full fee £239.00 Senior fee £191.00 Concession £155.00
  9. Etching workshop
    Evening
    Course start date:  Tue 10 Sep 2024 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Kath Castillo
    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.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £129.00
  10. Introduction to printmaking techniques
    Course start date:  Wed 27 Nov 2024 (and 4 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Simon Burder
    This fast-paced course reveals some of the processes used to make fine art prints. You will try both relief and intaglio printmaking methods. This course is for beginners and those with limited experience who want to discover how printmaking techniques actually work. An ideal way to start printmaking.
    Full fee £229.00 Senior fee £183.00 Concession £149.00
  11. Japanese woodcut printmaking
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 2 Jun 2024 (and 6 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Carol Justin Wilhide
    An introduction to the beautiful and delicate printmaking world of Japanese Woodcut. Explore this water based, non-toxic process and build an appreciation for the handmade. You will learn how to design, carve and make a multi-coloured print. Beginners welcome.
    Full fee £299.00 Senior fee £239.00 Concession £194.00
  12. Printmaking weekend: handmade prints
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 12 Oct 2024 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Rosey Prince
    Learn some exciting, low tech printmaking techniques to equip you with skills so you can easily make prints at home without the use of specialist equipment.
    Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £169.00 Concession £169.00
  13. Printmaking weekend: embossing and layering with type
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 19 Oct 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  susan kenton
    Experiment with laser cut wooden type and silkscreen stencils to create a series of small posters and embossed prints.
    Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £169.00 Concession £169.00
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