Printmaking Courses in London & Online
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Contemporary printmaking studio: focus on courage to playCourse start date: Mon 8 Jan 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Thomas GosebruchExplore and develop personal work using traditional printmaking methods with a contemporary approach. 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.Full fee £799.00 Senior fee £639.00 Concession £519.00
- Introduction to screenprintingCourse start date: Fri 12 Jan 2024 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Anne-Marie FosterThis 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 silk screen prints using a variety of techniques.
- Contemporary printmaking studio: focus on creative layersCourse start date: Wed 17 Jan 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Anne-Marie FosterThis course is a chance to develop personal artwork, using traditional printmaking methods with a contemporary approach. Experiment and embrace the possibilities within combined layers and surface textures. Processes covered include monotype, screen-printing and etching/intaglio. All levels of experience welcome.Full fee £629.00 Senior fee £503.00 Concession £409.00
- Printmaking weekend: handmade printsCourse start date: Sat 3 Feb 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Rosey PrinceLearn 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 £159.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £159.00
- Japanese woodcut printmakingCourse start date: Thu 9 Nov 2023 (and 4 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Carol Justin WilhideAn 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 £309.00 Senior fee £247.00 Concession £201.00
- T-shirt screenprinting in a dayCourse start date: Thu 15 Feb 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Adam HogarthIn this fun, 1-day workshop you will be taught how to print onto t-shirts, tote bags and other fabrics. Students will learn basic screenprinting techniques, including how to put your own designs onto screens, correct inks and printing methods and how to clean and prepare screens.Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £99.00 Concession £99.00
- Printmaking studio projects: screenprint and cyanotypeCourse start date: Fri 24 Nov 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Adam HogarthDevelop your screen-printing in this weekly taught workshop where you will be shown new techniques, from using halftones and photo processes, layering colour, stenciling and experimental techniques to printing on textiles and professional practice.Full fee £339.00 Senior fee £271.00 Concession £220.00
- Mixed-media printmakingCourse start date: Sat 17 Feb 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Rolina Elsje BlokThis course introduces you to new ways of combining printmaking with creative thinking by using multiple printmaking techniques and processes, layering them to produce compositions that can be made into artworks to take away with you.Full fee £309.00 Senior fee £247.00 Concession £201.00
- Cut, stab and etch: printmaking with linocutsCourse start date: Fri 12 Jan 2024 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Lisa CradduckCut, stab and etch your way to dynamic blocks and exciting prints. Practical instruction in both traditional and inventive linocut printmaking techniques, including the reduction method developed by Picasso, multiple block printing and Polish dot linocut.
- Introduction to lithographyCourse start date: Tue 27 Feb 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Simon BurderLearn how to produce work that mimics a painterly style using lithography printmaking processes. Lithography depends on the delicate balance between grease and water and can provide a broad range of outcomes. 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 £209.00 Senior fee £167.00 Concession £136.00
- Developing personal printmaking projectsCourse start date: Sun 5 May 2024 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: susan kentonExplore and develop personal work in intaglio and relief printmaking. Techniques covered include drypoint, etching, linocut, collagraphy and photo etching. All levels of experience welcome.Full fee £339.00 Senior fee £271.00 Concession £220.00
- Printmaking weekend: Collagraph techniquesCourse start date: Sat 1 Jun 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Rosey PrinceMake and print a collagraph exploiting texture and colour using readily available and simple materials with a low environmental impact. The handmade matrix is deceptively simple to construct, the printed results often richer and more detailed than expected when run through the press. All welcome.Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £151.00 Concession £123.00
- Woodblock printmaking: large-scale techniquesCourse start date: Mon 15 Jul 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Gareth BerwynLarge 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
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