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.
- Drypoint and intaglio printmaking techniquesCourse start date: Wed 26 Jul 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetDrypoint 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, This 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 £179.00
- Introduction to printmaking techniquesCourse start date: Mon 3 Jul 2023 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetThis 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 £259.00
- Cut, stab and etch: printmaking with linocutsCourse start date: Thu 6 Jul 2023 (and 6 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.Full fee £209.00
- Developing personal printmaking projectsCourse start date: Thu 13 Jul 2023 (and 4 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Rolina Elsje BlokExplore 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 £389.00
- Etching for beginnersCourse start date: Fri 14 Jul 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Kath CastilloAn exciting introduction to the basic processes and principles of etching. Using zinc plate, create beau-tiful images with line, texture and tone, and experiment with printing your image in both mono-chrome and colour.Full fee £179.00 Senior fee £143.00 Concession £116.00
- Printmaking weekend: handmade printsCourse start date: Sat 15 Jul 2023 (and 2 other dates)
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 £149.00
- Experimental printmaking techniquesCourse start date: Fri 21 Jul 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Rosey PrinceEnjoy this fun workshop introduction, exploring monoprinting, linocutting and etching. Experiment with a range of methods (chine colle, stencils and overlaid colour) to develop exciting imagery.Full fee £179.00
- Printmaking and mixed-mediaCourse start date: Sat 22 Jul 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Rolina Elsje BlokThis course introduces you to new ways of 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 £279.00
- Lithography for beginnersCourse start date: Tue 25 Jul 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Simon BurderLearn how to produce work that mimicks a painterly style using lithography printmaking processes. Lithography printmaking work 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 £179.00 Senior fee £143.00 Concession £116.00
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